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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' 60-second rant: Offense needs to pick up the slack

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense has been bad all year, but now the Patriots' offense is sputtering, and that is not a good combination for a team that just suffered a bad loss to the Browns.

Patriots MVP meter: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

Without Moss, Brady losing fantasy mojo

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
While the Patriots did not think they needed Randy Moss to be a good football team, it's becoming clear that Tom Brady needed him to be a top-tier fantasy quarterback.

Patriots-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Patriots to escape Cleveland with a victory on Sunday.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Despite a quiet game against the Vikings, TE Aaron Hernandez could return to form this week against the Browns.

MVP Meter: Young stars emerge

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The list of legitimate MVP candidates seems to be growing as the NFL reaches the midway point of the season, with a new crop of young players gaining ground.

Patriots MVP meter: Week Eight

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

Pats knock out Favre, hand Vikings their fifth loss

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Tom Brady connected with Brandon Tate for a 65-yard touchdown on a broken play to give New England a 28-18 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, knocking Favre out of the game in the process.

Patriots-Vikings prediction

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Brett Favre's ankle has taken attention away from Randy Moss' return to New England in this highly anticipated matchup. PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain believes the well-rounded, confident Patriots have the advantage.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
In this week's fantasy focus, we take a look at some of the Patriots who have disappointed since the Randy Moss trade, and which players are a safe bet for this week's game against the Vikings.

Patriots' 60-second rant: O-line allowing too many red-zone sacks

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offensive line has faltered of late, and QB Tom Brady is finding himself on his back. But the biggest problem is that most of those sacks have come in the red zone.

MVP Meter: Manning, Brady head for showdown

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Two candidates have emerged from the pack as the top choices for Most Valuable Player.

Patriots' O-line, special teams falter in win

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots may have a 5-1 record, but if their offensive line and special teams play like they did on Sunday, not even Tom Brady will be able to make up for their mistakes

Patriots MVP Meter: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

Patriots players of the week

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 12:32 a.m. ET
Undrafted rookie S Sergio Brown takes home defensive player of the week honors for the Patriots in his first career game.


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.