Tom Brady is no longer a member of the Patriots, and nobody should be happier about that than Patriots fans, who are finally free from having to watch one of the most overrated quarterbacks ever as his long fade into irrelevance begins. The legend of Tom Brady began with a snowy mess of an AFC divisional playoff game in which the officials screwed over the Raiders with a rule that had to be changed — even Brady himself admits he fumbled in the Tuck Rule Game. The Patriots won that game because they were fortunate enough to have the most clutch kicker in NFL history, Adam Vinatieri, hit the tying and winning field goals. The next week, Brady got hurt in Pittsburgh, and Drew Bledsoe came off the bench to save the day and get the Patriots to the Super Bowl. In that Super Bowl, Brady was named MVP for a performance in which he went for for yards and one touchdown in the first half. You know who else had a touchdown in the first half?
New England Patriots congratulate Tom Brady after seventh Super Bowl victory
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Saturday night, Jan. The play was appealed, and the Patriots retained possession. The Patriots went on to win, , in overtime. Brady was named the game MVP. The Patriots remained unbeaten at home this season with a rain soaked win.
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On Monday he scored perhaps the greatest victory of his career. Here is another unavoidable truth: Belichick has also earned a staggering amount of criticism in his year career. Then, on Monday he did what many thought unthinkable.
In an incident known as "Deflategate," Brady was suspended after an investigation into the charges that he knew about the illegal deflation of footballs before an important playoff game in Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. After graduating in , Brady passed up a chance to play professional baseball to go to the University of Michigan. Although a member of the school's football team, Brady did not spend much time on the field in his first two college seasons.