Tom Brady

American football player Tom Brady

Thomas Edward Patrick "Tom" Brady, Jr. is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football at the University of Michigan, Brady was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. In Brady's ten seasons as a starter, the Patriots have earned trips to the Super Bowl in five of them, winning three.
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Tom Brady cuts off radio interview because of comment about his 5-year-old daughter
LATimes - 4 days
Tom Brady cut off his weekly interview with a Boston radio station Monday morning because of a derogatory comment an on-air personality made about the New England Patriots quarterback’s daughter last week. In a discussion about a Tom Brady documentary Friday on WEEI, Alex Reimer described 5-year-old...
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Tom Brady And Gisele Bündchen Are Doing Just Fine
Huffington Post - 13 days
Kissing during a Costa Rican sunset kind of fine.
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Boston Radio Host Suspended After Using Fake Asian Accent To Mock Tom Brady's Agent
Yahoo News - 15 days
The popular co-host of a Boston radio sports program has been suspended after using a fake Asian accent to impersonate the agent of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
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Super Bowl LII snub? Patriots' Tom Brady did not shake Eagles quarterback Nick Foles' hand after loss
Fox News - 19 days
Did New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady snub Philadelphia Eagles MVP Nick Foles on purpose?
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Eagles dethrone Tom Brady, Patriots for first Super Bowl title in stunner - USA TODAY
Google News - 21 days
USA TODAY Eagles dethrone Tom Brady, Patriots for first Super Bowl title in stunner USA TODAY MINNEAPOLIS – The Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII over the New England Patriots 41-33 Sunday night at U.S. Bank Stadium. Here's how it happened: Key drive: After the Patriots took their first lead of the game, at 33-32 with 9:22 remaining, the ... Nick Foles and Doug Pederson just outplayed the greatest QB and coach of all timeSB Nation Super Bowl 52: Nick Foles is a deserving MVP after 373-yard, 3-TD performanceWashington Post Eagles QB Nick Foles wins Super Bowl LII MVPNFL.com FOXSports.com -Los Angeles Times -CBS News -Yahoo Sports all 8,981 news articles »
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Tom Brady Has Had Way More Hairstyles Than Super Bowl Wins
Huffington Post - 21 days
Here's the long and short of it.
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Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards, Allen comeback player
ABC News - 22 days
For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player
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Go Eagles! Tom Brady and the Patriots are not the center of the universe
Fox News - 22 days
It’s time for New England Patriot fans to stop flattering themselves by thinking there are millions of football fans around our nation who expend energy on hating their beloved football team.
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How The Quarterbacks From The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles Compare
NPR - 23 days
The two starting quarterbacks in Sunday's Super Bowl couldn't be more different. The New England Patriots have Tom Brady a five-time champion and global icon. The Philadelphia Eagles have Nick Foles, who doesn't have such a long list of accomplishments.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tom Brady
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 38
    In 2016, he launched his own line of vegan snacks.
    In 2016 he began appearing in a Beautyrest Black commercial campaign for Simmons Bedding Company.
    Due to his four-game suspension Brady did not play in the first game of the 2016 season.
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    Two days later, on Friday, July 15, 2016, Brady announced on his Facebook page that he would give up his Deflategate fight and accept his suspension for the first four regular season games of the 2016 season.
    On May 23, 2016, Brady appealed for his case to be reheard by the full U.S. 2nd Circuit Court.
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    On April 25, 2016, Judge Richard M. Berman's decision to block Brady's four-game suspension was overturned by the U.S. Appeals Court.
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    On February 29, 2016, Brady signed a two-year contract extension covering the 2018 and 2019 seasons.
    Brady missed the first four games of the 2016 season due to his Deflategate suspension.
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    At the start of the 2016 season Brady was fifth all-time in career passing yards, tied for third in career touchdown passes, and sixth in career passer rating.
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  • 2015
    Age 37
    Three days later, the NFL appealed Judge Richard M. Berman's 2015 decision to vacate Brady's four-game suspension as punishment for his alleged role in the Deflategate scandal.
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    Brady's suspension was vacated by Judge Richard M. Berman of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on September 3, 2015, allowing Brady to play in the first four games of the 2015 NFL season.
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    On May 6, 2015, the NFL published a 243-page report regarding the deflation of footballs used in the previous season's AFC Championship game.
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    On May 11, 2015, the NFL announced that it was suspending Brady for the first four games of the 2015 season for his alleged part in the football tampering scandal known as Deflategate.
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  • 2014
    Age 36
    Brady started the 2014 season with a 33–20 loss to the Miami Dolphins.
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  • 2013
    Age 35
    On February 25, 2013, Brady and the Patriots agreed on a three-year contract extension, which will keep him with the team through 2017.
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  • 2012
    Age 34
    Brady and baseball player Kevin Youkilis became brothers-in-law in 2012, when Youkilis married Brady's sister Julie.
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    Brady started all 16 regular season games of the 2012 NFL season and led the Patriots to a 12–4 record.
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  • 2011
    Age 33
    In Week 1 of the 2011 NFL season, Brady threw for 517 yards and 4 touchdowns, with one interception, against the Miami Dolphins, the second time he had thrown for 400 or more yards in a single game.
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    Brady was selected as a starter to the 2011 Pro Bowl.
  • 2010
    Age 32
    Brady was also the only unanimous selection for the AP All-Pro Team and was named the 2010 Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year.
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    On December 6, 2010, Brady set an NFL record by winning 26 consecutive regular-season home starts, in a 45–3 victory over the New York Jets.
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    On November 21, 2010, Brady tied Brett Favre's record of winning 25 consecutive regular-season home starts, in a 31–28 win over the Indianapolis Colts.
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    Brady became the quickest quarterback to achieve 100 regular season wins by helping his team defeat the Miami Dolphins 41–14 on October 4, 2010.
    On September 10, 2010, Brady signed a four-year, $72 million contract extension making him the highest-paid player in the NFL.
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    He was selected as a reserve to the 2010 Pro Bowl and named the 2009 NFL Comeback Player of the Year.
  • 2009
    Age 31
    Brady ended the 2009 season throwing 3 interceptions in a Wild Card playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens, 33–14, his first career home playoff loss, and the first playoff loss at home by a New England Patriots quarterback since 1978.
    Brady would finish the 2009 regular season with 4,398 yards passing and 28 touchdowns for a 96.2 rating, despite a broken right ring finger and three fractured ribs, all which were suffered over the course of the season.
    On October 18, 2009, in an early season snowstorm, Brady set an NFL record against the Tennessee Titans for most touchdowns in a single quarter, throwing five in the second quarter.
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    Brady and Bündchen married on February 26, 2009, in an intimate Catholic ceremony in Santa Monica, California.
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    In his first game in nearly a year, Brady threw for 378 yards and two touchdowns in the 2009 season opener against the Buffalo Bills.
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  • 2008
    Age 30
    Despite Brady's absence, the Patriots managed to finish the 2008 season 11-5; however, due to tiebreakers, the Patriots not only failed to win the AFC East division title, but missed the playoffs altogether.
    The team later confirmed that Brady would require surgery, and it would prematurely end his 2008 season.
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    In the Patriots' 2008 season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium, Brady's left knee was seriously injured midway through the first quarter on a hit by Chiefs safety Bernard Pollard; he left the game and did not return.
    Brady did not play in any games during the 2008 preseason or in the 2008 Pro Bowl due to two different foot injuries.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2006
    Age 28
    Brady began dating Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen in December 2006.
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    Brady and Moynahan ended their relationship sometime in early December 2006, around the time Moynahan became pregnant.
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    In the playoffs, Brady led the Patriots to a 28–3 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the wild card round; however, on January 14, 2006, the Patriots lost 27–13 to the Denver Broncos at INVESCO Field.
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  • 2005
    Age 27
    At 92.3, his 2005 passer rating was the second-highest of his career at the time, although he equalled his career high for interceptions with fourteen.
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    During the 2005 season, the Patriots were forced to rely more on Brady's passing, due to injuries suffered by running backs Corey Dillon, Patrick Pass, and Kevin Faulk.
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  • 2004
    Age 26
    Brady dated actress Bridget Moynahan from 2004 until late 2006.
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    During the 2004 season, Brady helped the Patriots set an NFL record with 21 straight wins dating from the previous year, an accomplishment honored in the Pro Football Hall of Fame (though for official records, the NFL considers it an 18-game regular season winning streak; it does not count playoff games). New England's 14–2 record equalled that of their 2003 season, as well as tied the best regular-season record ever for a defending champion.
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    In the first two rounds of the playoffs, the Patriots defeated the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts. On February 1, 2004, Brady led the Patriots to a 32–29 victory over the NFC champion Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl XXXVIII and was named Super Bowl MVP for the second time.
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  • 2003
    Age 25
    In the 2003 NFL season, after a 2–2 start, Brady led the Patriots to twelve consecutive victories to finish the season, thus winning the AFC East.
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  • 2001
    Age 23
    Although posting a career-low single-season rating of 85.7, Brady threw for a league-leading 28 touchdown passes and 921 more yards than in 2001, though his fourteen interceptions would turn out to be a career high.
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    The Patriots went on to win eleven of the fourteen games Brady started, and six straight to finish the regular season, winning the AFC East and entering the 2001–02 NFL playoffs with a first-round bye.
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    With Brady playing quarterback, the Patriots have never had a losing season, have won 13 division titles, and played in a remarkable ten AFC Championship Games from 2001 to 2015 (including five in a row from 2011 to 2015), winning six of them.
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  • 2000
    Age 22
    Brady was selected with pick #199, a compensatory pick, in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft.
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    Brady was a lightly regarded prospect coming out of college, and was selected by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of 2000 NFL draft.
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  • 1999
    Age 21
    In the 1999 season, Brady had to once again hold off Henson for the starting job.
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  • 1998
    Age 20
    The Wolverines won 20 of 25 games when he started, and he set a school record for completions in a 31–16 loss against Ohio State in 1998, a season in which Michigan shared the Big Ten Conference title.
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    Brady battled for the starting job with Drew Henson, ultimately starting every game in the 1998 and 1999 seasons under Michigan head coach Lloyd Carr.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1997
    Age 19
    He was a backup quarterback for his first two years, while teammate and future NFL quarterback, Brian Griese, led the 1997 Wolverines to an undefeated season, capped by a victory in the Rose Bowl and a share of the national championship.
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  • 1995
    Age 17
    Brady played college football for the University of Michigan from 1995 to 1999.
    Brady signed to play for the University of Michigan in 1995, being recruited by Michigan assistant Bill Harris.
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    Brady was also known as a great baseball player in high school. Brady was a left handed hitting catcher with power. His skill set impressed MLB scouts so consequentially he was drafted in the 18th round of the 1995 MLB Draft by the Montreal Expos.
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    Brady attended Junípero Serra High School in San Mateo, graduating in 1995 at St. Mary's Cathedral.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Age 3
    At the age of four, Brady attended the 1981 NFC Championship against the Dallas Cowboys, in which Montana threw The Catch to Dwight Clark.
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  • 1977
    Born
    Born on August 3, 1977.
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