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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

Cowboys show blueprint to slow Brady, but not beat him

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
It took Tom Brady 57 minutes, but he found out what it took to beat Rob Ryan's defense when it mattered most.

Patriots players of the week: Week Six

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense had a strong effort, holding the Cowboys to 16 points. ILB Brandon Spikes had a breakout game in the win.

Patriots-Cowboys matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Cowboys OLB DeMarcus Ware is arguably the premier rush linebacker in the NFL. His speed and power will test Patriots OTs Matt Light and Sebastian Vollmer.

Patriots-Cowboys matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
For the second week in a row, Tom Brady faces a Ryan brother's defense. This week, it's Rob Ryan's Cowboys.

MVP Meter: RBs make presence felt

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
It's a pass-happy NFL these days, but that hasn't stopped some of the league's elite running backs from putting up big numbers this season.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
All eyes will be on the chess match between Tom Brady and the Patriots' offense vs. Rex Ryan's defense in Sunday's game.

MVP Meter: Hasselbeck rising

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Titans' signing of veteran QB Matt Hasselbeck this summer wasn't really under the radar, but it didn't create major headlines across the country.

Patriots 60-second rant: 'D' needs to avoid lapse vs. Bills

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense has struggled thus far, and if it continues against the Bills, they could be upset.

MVP Meter: Circle the wagons

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick wasn't even in the MVP discussion two weeks ago, but has moved up the charts with big games in the first two weeks.

Week Two Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Tom Brady, Morgan Burnett and Josh Cribbs as its Players of the Week.

Pats offense continues to roll but 'D' not quite there

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offense had another sensational game against the Chargers, but the defense doesn't yet look like a much improved unit.

Shorts and Shells: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 3:53 a.m. ET
In this edition, we look at the criminally bashed Tony Romo, Tom Brady's and Cam Newton's astounding passing numbers and the surprising Bills.

Patriots players of the week: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Tom Brady again takes offensive player of the game honors for another sensational effort in the Patriots' Week Two win.

Brady, Janikowski, Suggs named AFC honorees

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady, Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski and Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs were named AFC Players of the Week, the NFL announced Wednesday.

Brady named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady has been tabbed as AFC Offensive Player of the Week for games played from Sept. 8-12, the league said Wednesday.


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.