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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
98.7 4827 34

Brady named top player by his peers

Posted July 03, 2011 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady was announced as the top player on Sunday evening, based on an NFL Network poll of current players.

Great offenses successfully overcoming poor 'D'

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The 2010 Patriots had the league's best record despite boasting a poor defense. This is part of a recent trend that begs the question, can QB Matt Schaub and the Texans finally break through?

Lockout limbo: Patriots report

Posted May 27, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
The Patriots don't have a lot to worry about during the lockout but would be more at ease if they knew who was starting on the left side of the offensive line.

A stunning pick, but Mallett makes a ton of sense for Patriots

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 10 p.m. ET
Ryan Mallett's slide through the draft ended with the Patriots, and Bill Belichick may have completed another Draft Day steal.

Teams should mimic Wolf's QB ways

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Ron Wolf drafted seven quarterbacks from 1992 to 2000 in his time as Packers general manager. He turned some of them into draft picks in future trades. Current teams should take note.

Brady throwing passes post-surgery

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady was photographed throwing passes in Los Angeles recently. He had surgery on a stress fracture in his right foot after the season.

Compensatory picks add extra element to draft strategy

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
Not only was Tom Brady merely a sixth-round pick in 2000, he was a compensatory pick, one the Patriots did not own when the offseason began that year.

Players file suit against NFL

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
The players have played the next card in their hand, filing an antitrust lawsuit against the NFL to prevent a lockout shortly after decertifying as a union.

Colts' Freeney says he'd join union lawsuit

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Colts DE Dwight Freeney said he would join a players' antitrust lawsuit against the NFL owners in the case of a lockout.

Which active players are destined for Hall of Fame?

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Mike Beacom analyzes the Pro Football Hall of Fame arguments for 100 active NFL players, ranking their probability of being enshrined.

Irsay: Manning will become top-paid player

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay said Thursday that he will make Peyton Manning the NFL's highest-paid player this offseason with a contract of five or six years.

Patriots positional analysis: Quarterbacks

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
This is the first in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of New England's QB situation.

Brady unanimous winner of AP MVP award

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
Tom Brady received all 50 votes in the balloting by The Associated Press for 2010 NFL Most Valuable Player, winning his second AP MVP award.

Patriots season in-review

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Patriots surprised many with a 14-2 regular-season record thanks to an MVP season from QB Tom Brady and a surprising performance from rookie CB Devin McCourty. Now they need to upgrade their defense for 2011.

Brady wins AP Offensive Player of the Year

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady was named the NFL's Offensive Player of the Year by The Associated Press. It's his second time winning the award.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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 NFL.com.||||||| 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.

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