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New England Patriots

Tom Brady

Tom Brady - #12 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 08/03/1977
Birthplace San Mateo, CA
College Michigan
Years played 14
Drafted 2000, 6th round, 33rd pick by Patriots


Rating Yds TD
98.7 4827 34

Patriots fantasy focus: Week 17

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
With the No. 1 seed locked up, don't expect a whole lot of fantasy numbers from the Patriots. TE Rob Gronkowski could be your best option.

Injuries may change Belichick's Week 17 strategy

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, head coach Bill Belichick is the choice.

MVP Meter: Guess who's back?

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning was off the MVP Meter while the Colts were in a midseason slide, but he has returned thanks to some big performances the past few weeks.

Brady, Vick lead Pro Bowl squads

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
The NFL announced its Pro Bowl rosters on Tuesday, and the top two MVP candidates were named starting quarterbacks for their respective conferences.

Patriots 60-second rant: No discussion needed, Brady is MVP

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
For some reason, people are still debating who should be the league MVP. To me, it's pretty clear-cut that Patriots QB Tom Brady should win the award.

Brady, backs helping Patriots to turnover record

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots manhandled the Bills 34-3 to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. They are one of the league's best because of their dominance in the turnover battle.

Patriots MVP meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
In this week's Patriots MVP meter, Tom Brady remains No. 1 and ILB Jerod Mayo returns to the meter after a big game against Buffalo.

Patriots players of the week

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 1:51 a.m. ET
Tom Brady set an NFL record and Jerod Mayo was involved with multiple turnovers in the Patriots' win over the Bills.

Brady sets record; Patriots clinch No. 1 seed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Tom Brady set another passing record and the Patriots clinched the top seed in the AFC playoffs thanks to a familiar pushover, the Bills.

Brady breaks passes-without-pick record

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Tom Brady broke the NFL record for most consecutive passes without throwing an interception in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Bills.

Patriots-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain thinks the Patriots will have a much bigger test than they would like from the Bills but will still leave Buffalo with home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Three-and-out with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 10:40 p.m. ET
Each week we'll talk to former Patriots star and current broadcaster Gino Cappelletti. This week, Gino talked about the impacts that NT Vince Wilfork and CB Devin McCourty are having on the defense and why the Patriots excel in ...

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Following a win over the Packers that did not please head coach Bill Belichick, expect the Patriots' offense to go all out in the team's bid for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Brady top vote-getter for 2011 Pro Bowl

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady was the fans' leading vote getter for the 2011 Pro Bowl, tallying 1,877,079 votes.

MVP Meter: Brady, Vick cream of crop

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
It took 15 weeks, but the top two candidates for MVP have separated themselves from the pack.


Posted Feb. 25, 2013
A person familiar with the contract tells The Associated Press that Brady has received a three-year extension from the New England Patriots worth about $27 million.||||||| The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the extension has not been announced. The 35-year-old two-time league MVP was signed through 2014, and has said he wants to play five more years. By redoing his contract Monday, Brady also has cleared nearly $15 million from New England's salary cap. Brady currently has a four-year, $72 million deal with $48 million guaranteed.
Posted Jan. 23, 2013
The NFL has fined New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady $10,000 for an "aggressive slide" in Sunday's AFC championship game against the Baltimore Ravens. The fine was announced on||||||| On a first-and-goal near the end of the second quarter, Brady was forced out of the pocket to his left. He ran for 3 yards but slid before he could be tackled. In the process, he raised his right leg and kicked defender Ed Reed in the thigh. Brady reportedly apologized to Reed in a text message. The Ravens won 28-13 to advance to the Super Bowl.
Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Brady was 29 of 54 for 320 yards but threw only one TD and was picked off twice in Sunday's AFC championship game loss to Baltimore.||||||| Brady is 5-3 in his eight games against the Ravens, including the playoffs, but his statistics against them are among his worst against any team. The Ravens are the only team he's thrown more interceptions against (10) than touchdowns (eight). Brady's 49.1 rating in a 33-14 playoff loss to Baltimore on Jan. 10, 2010, was among the lowest in his career.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Brady was 22 of 36 for 284 yards and two touchdowns in New England's win in its regular-season finale against Miami on Sunday.||||||| Brady moved into second place in NFL history with a touchdown pass in 48 consecutive games, breaking a tie with Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas. And Brady became the first player to throw at least one scoring pass in all 16 games for three straight seasons.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Brady threw for 443 yards Sunday night, his second-highest total in one game, but the Patriots couldn't finish off a 28-point comeback in a 41-34 loss to San Francisco.||||||| Brady, who had 517 yards in a win over Miami last season, threw a touchdown in a 46th consecutive regular season game but was also picked off twice. If he throws a TD in his next game, Brady will tie Johnny Unitas' former NFL record of 47 consecutive games. New Orleans' Drew Brees holds the current mark at 54.