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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 MVP meter: Week 15

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The offense hit a speed bump in Sunday night's win over the Packers, but Tom Brady remains the Patriots', and the league's, top MVP candidate.

Patriots players of the week

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
There were no stars on offense for the first time in a while for the Patriots, but there's no question about who deserves special-teams player of the week after Dan Connolly's astonishing kickoff return.

Pats survive Flynn, Packers for 12th win

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes as New England edged the Packers 31-27 for their sixth straight win Sunday night.

Patriots-Packers prediction

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects Sunday night to be the Patriots' sixth win in a row, but they may not score as much as they have against a good Packers secondary.

Patriots-Packers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 15 game between the Patriots and Packers: the Patriots' passing game vs. the Packers' secondary.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The way the Patriots' offense has been rolling, even against top defenses, it's hard to bench any of their offensive players. Heck, even their defense is not a bad start.

Patriots by the numbers: Offensive surge

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Let's take a look at how the Patriots' top players have stepped up their game during the streak, by the numbers.

They said it: Patriots Wednesday edition

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and QB Tom Brady spoke to the media on the Wednesday leading up to the Patriots-Packers Sunday night game. The following quotes are from transcripts provided by the Patriots.

Eagles QB Vick, Pats QB Brady leading vote-getters for Pro Bowl

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick and Patriots QB Tom Brady lead their respective leagues in Pro Bowl votes with just one week of voting remaining.

No player more valuable than Brady

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning has more hardware than Tom Brady, but Brady has better jewelry, so he has no complaints.

MVP Meter: Gauging the real value

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Two players on the MVP Meter barely played last week, and as a result, their teams performed horribly. Does that make them even more valuable?

Patriots MVP meter: Week 14

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offense continues to click, and Tom Brady's success is allowing a pair of veteran receivers to have big seasons.

Mother Nature no match for Brady's Patriots

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
With snow, sub-zero wind chills and high winds, most teams would go to the ground. Not Tom Brady's Patriots, who manhandled the Bears 36-7 at Soldier Field.

Shades of ’07 in Brady’s recent surge

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Tom Brady had one of the best fantasy seasons of all-time in 2007, throwing a record 50 TD passes. Recently, he has looked every bit as good as the guy who won the MVP three years ago.

Week 14 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Patriots QB Tom Brady, Saints FS Malcolm Jenkins and Cardinals PK Jay Feely as its Players of the Week.


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.