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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

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:50 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.

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Here are what some of the Patriots players and head coach Bill Belichick had to say about the Pats' Week Two loss to the Jets.

Brady: 'We just sucked'

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:42 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady did not mince words following New England's 28-14 loss to the Jets, saying that the offense in the second half "just sucked."

Sanchez has career game in Jets' first win

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw a career-high three touchdown passes, including two in the second half, and the New York Jets held off Tom Brady and the New England Patriots despite losing Darrelle Revis in a 28-14 victory Sunday.

MVP Meter: Manning on top

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning holds on to the top spot following a 433-yard performance in Week One.

Brady, Welker produce as Pats beat Bengals 38-24

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two of his three touchdown passes to Wes Welker, who returned from a serious knee injury, and led the New England Patriots to a 38-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Brady, Kraft speak on contract extension

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady and owner Robert Kraft released statements Saturday about the contract extension signed by the franchise quarterback.

Brady becomes highest-paid NFL player

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
Tom Brady signed his long-awaited contract extension Friday, inking a deal that will pay him $72 million over four years and keep him in New England through 2014.

Report: Brady agrees to four-year extension

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
Tom Brady has finalized his long-term contract extension, Peter King reported at halftime of NBC's coverage of the Vikings-Saints season-opening game. King said his source was Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

Reports: Brady in car accident, shaken up but not injured

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 9:01 a.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady was involved in a car accident early Thursday morning. He was shaken up but reportedly refused medical attention and left for Gillette Stadium.

Preseason MVP Meter

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Some familiar names appear at the top of the debut MVP Meter list for 2010, but there is plenty of competition for the league's highest individual honor.  

Report: Brady, Patriots close to extension

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
Entering the final year of his deal, QB Tom Brady and the Patriots are close to a contract extension that will keep Brady in New England for at least three more seasons.

War of words good for league

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Having Tom Brady and Rex Ryan "hating" each other's team is good news for the NFL, writes PFW's Eli Kaberon.

Brady reportedly hurt throwing hand

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady apparently hurt his throwing hand in a 27-24 win over New Orleans on Thursday night, according to the Boston Herald. Brady was seen at practice Saturday with athletic tape holding together his right index finger and ...

Brady keeps true feelings to himself

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Three of the best quarterbacks in pro football, all Super Bowl champions, could be entering the final year of their contracts with a looming lockout in 2011. None is anywhere near a new deal. Yet, Tom Brady doesn't want ...


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.