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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

Not the draft for immediate help in slowing down the spread

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
As teams look to slow down the Patriots, Packers and Saints, this isn't the draft to find defenders worthy of contributing on Day One.

When The Catch falls to the ground

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
If Wes Welker's Super Bowl non-catch had been a completion, it might have markedly changed the perception of several other participants in that game.

Tom Martinez, Brady's QB coach and mentor, passes away

Posted Feb. 22, 2012 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
Tom Martinez, the personal quarterback coach and mentor for Tom Brady, passed away on Tuesday night in California.

Report: Brady reinjured shoulder sprain in Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
PFW Patriots correspondent Ian Rapoport says that Tom Brady reaggravated his left shoulder sprain in Super Bowl XLVI.

Loss puts focus on Patriots' needs, not legacy

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 9:41 p.m. ET
If the ball had bounced differently, Monday would be a celebration of Tom Brady and the Patriots. Instead, it's a look ahead at what needs to be improved.

Giants' mistakes didn't hurt them, but Patriots' did

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 1:37 a.m. ET
Neither team played a clean game in Super Bowl XLVI. The difference? The Patriots' mistakes were more costly than the Giants' were.

Records set in Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 1:08 a.m. ET
The following records were set or tied in Super Bowl XLVI, including 16 consecutive completions, which was accomplished by Tom Brady.

Patriots players of the week: Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 12:26 a.m. ET
Tom Brady had a tremendous game until the final stretch in the Patriots' loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.

Patriots here because they cleaned up the house

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
An improved locker-room situation helped allow the Patriots to get back to the Super Bowl.

Giants' Coughlin bringing bus into the station

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Giants will head into Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday confident and ready, said Tom Coughlin.

Brady 'best' at executing QB sneak

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The quarterback sneak is not as simple as you'd think, and the Patriots' Tom Brady is one of the best in the business at executing it.

Webster: Giants will disrupt Patriots receivers' timing

Posted Jan. 31, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
With two of the lower-rated pass defenses facing top-five passing offenses in Super Bowl XLVI, reigning in the Patriots' receivers will be difficult, says Giants CB Corey Webster.

The First Fifteen: Super Bowl edition

Posted Jan. 31, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
Looking forward to Super Bowl Sunday? We get you ready for the week with the top 15 story lines leading up to the biggest day of nacho consumption in our great country.

Brees most powerful athlete in U.S.

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 10:14 p.m. ET
The Bloomberg/Businessweek 2012 Power 100 ranking of the most powerful professional athletes in the U.S. has Drew Brees at the top of the list and includes 26 NFL players.

Patriots insist Super Bowl XLII is history

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Julian Edelman's recollections of Super Bowl XLII aren't that different from those of the majority of the viewers who tuned in to that 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.