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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

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots rally after another blown lead

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Patriots took over first place in the AFC East after edging the Jets and the Dolphins moved into second while on bye.

AFC East Spin cycle: Four-way tie at top

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The AFC East has turned into one of the most intriguing divisions thanks to a wild Sunday in Week Six, as each team is now 3-3.

Key matchup: Broncos pass rushers vs. Patriots O-line

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
In what could be a shootout between Tom Brady’s Patriots and Peyton Manning’s Broncos, a key for Denver will be the pass rush.

Brady, Butler, Prater named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady, Chargers ILB Donald Butler and Broncos PK Matt Prater were named the AFC’s Players of the Week for Week Four.

MVP Meter: Falcons' Ryan strengthens lead

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
QB Matt Ryan bolstered his early-season MVP credentials by leading the Falcons to a comeback win in Week Four.

Brady-Manning rematch highlights action

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Here are the top 15 story lines as we take an early look at the Week Five games, led by Tom Brady being paid a visit by Peyton Manning.

MVP Meter: New QB takes top slot

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Falcons QB Matt Ryan claims the No. 1 slot this week after a strong performance in a big win on a national stage.

MVP Meter: Guarding against overreaction

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 10:06 p.m. ET
Losing at home to the 49ers was not enough to knock Packers QB Aaron Rodgers out of the top spot on the MVP Meter.

MVP Meter: Calling (almost) all QBs

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
Quarterbacks dominate our initial top-10 list of MVP candidates for the 2012 season.

Insider: Patriots, Saints on downswing

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says he thinks the Patriots and Saints have peaked and will be on a downward swing in 2012.

Fantasy points to be had in Foxborough

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots can cause problems for fantasy owners with so many weapons, but the offense is good enough for owners to load up on Pats.

Can RG3 avoid the 'Snyder snuggle?'

Posted July 05, 2012 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
Many fantasy owners covet Robert Griffin III, but PFW analyst Pat Fitzmaurice is taking a skeptical view of the rookie quarterback.

Brady: Time to put Super Bowl behind, think 2012

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Tom Brady said Thursday that he and the Patriots have put the Super Bowl loss behind them and are looking ahead to the 2012 season.

Judge dismisses NFL retiree lawsuit vs. union

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
A federal judge ruled Tuesday against ex-NFL players in a lawsuit, saying the NFLPA had no obligation to negotiate better benefits for the retirees.

Brady restructures contract to give Patriots cap relief

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady reportedly restructured his contract to free up nearly $7.2 million in salary-cap space for the team.


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.