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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

Six ingredients for banner free-agent period

Posted July 06, 2010 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
It's hard to envision a scenario in which the NFL would ever have a free-agent period as star-laden and as active as the NBA has had this offseason. But let's say it did. How would it happen, and ...

Polian discusses approach to Manning negotiations

Posted July 05, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Speaking over the weekend, Colts president Bill Polian offered some insight as to how he is handling the ongoing contract talks with QB Peyton Manning's agent, Tom Condon, a situation that also faces the Patriots and QB Tom Brady.

More rules equals fewer quarterbacks

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Recent rules changes are allowing teams to keep just two quarterbacks on the active roster, giving them a valuable roster spot to shore up special teams or another position of need on game day.

Brady's comments about Patriots not surprising

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
There was a minor ripple through New England this week when QB Tom Brady questioned the team's mental toughness in two different interviews.

Patriots' next duty: Take care of Brady

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
And at some point this offseason, the Patriots — much like the Colts with Peyton Manning — will have to pay their franchise quarterback, Tom Brady, in the form of a major contract extension.

Brady not worried about contract from Patriots

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
There has been lots of talk of NT Vince Wilfork's looming contract situation in New England, but what about Tom Brady?

Manning, Brady head 2000s All-Decade team

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
QBs Peyton Manning and Tom Brady head the 53-player 2000s NFL All-Decade team announced by the league Sunday.


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.