Tom Brady RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tom Brady's dad: 'It will end badly' in New England

    CBSSports.com "Tom Brady's contract runs through 2017 -- he'll turn 40 right before that season -- and he's given every indication of wanting to play longer than that. A New York Times Magazine profile describes Brady adhering to a strict training regimen and talking about playing until he's 43 or 44. "I..." January 27

  • Brady Admits His "Feelings Got Hurt" After Deflategate Blowback

    WEEI Boston "Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, making his weekly appearance on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan show, acknowledged that his “feelings got hurt” during last week’s attacks on his integrity and again issued a staunch denial of any role in Deflategate. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan..." January 26

  • Tom Brady on Deflategate: This isn't ISIS

    CBSSports.com "Tom Brady said a lot of things during his 30-minute press conference on Thursday: He denied being involved in Deflategate, he said he doesn't cheat and he even explained his pregame ball selection process. Of course, the most important thing Brady did though was to put this whole Deflategate..." January 23

  • Tom Brady: “I didn’t alter the ball in any way”

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots quarterback Tom Brady denied any wrongdoing amid accusations that he or his team broke NFL rules by tampering with game balls in the AFC Championship Game. “I didn’t alter the ball in any way,” Brady said. “I have a process I go through before every game where I go in and pick the..." January 23

  • Brady Privately Told Team he Prefers Balls a "Certain Way"

    NBC News "The pressure is rising on Tom Brady. The celebrity quarterback of the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots appeared to become the prime suspect on Thursday in the absurdist football scandal known as Deflate-Gate. Hall of Fame coach John Madden and former Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines..." January 23

  • Retired QB on Deflategate: 'I Think This Has Been Going on All Year'

    Bleacher Report "Chris Simms has always had a fascination with footballs. As a towheaded seven-year-old, he played catch in the backyard of his leafy New Jersey home with his famous father, Phil, then the starting quarterback of the New York Giants. Little Chris thought all the footballs in their home were the..." January 23

  • Sherman on Brady's clean-cut image: 'We know him to be otherwise'

    CBSSports.com "On Monday, before Deflategate had taken on a life of its own, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was talking about the Seahawks (weird, we know), Richard Sherman, and the whole "You mad, bro?" meme from two years ago. "Truthfully, at that time, I thought he was just coming up to say 'good game.'..." January 22

  • John Madden: Tom Brady may be to blame for deflated footballs

    New York Post "“Deflategate” is swirling around coach Bill Belichick as he prepares his Patriots for Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1, but a former NFL coach says somebody else should be to blame. Former NFL coach John Madden, who won Super Bowl XI with the Raiders, said quarterback Tom Brady should be held..." January 22

  • Sherman: Brady started trash talk in 2012

    ESPN Boston "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady started the trash talking in the 2012 regular-season game in which Sherman walked up to Brady after Seattle's 24-23 victory and asked, "You mad, bro?" "He was pretty much saying that we were nobodies,"..." January 22

  • Ray Lewis backs off Tom Brady 'Tuck Rule' comments

    CBSSports.com "On Wednesday Ray Lewis floated one of the more ridiculous theories ever floated: if it weren't for the "Tuck Rule" we wouldn't know who Tom Brady was. Brady didn't jump on the comments when asked about them during Patriots media availability, simply saying "everyone has an opinion." Probably..." January 15

  • Tom Brady: 'Need to be balanced' vs. Colts

    ESPN Boston "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is headed to the conference championship game for the ninth time in his 14-year career as a starter, a feat he said Monday he “never would have thought was possible.” More than half of the postseason games (14-of-27) Brady has played in have been..." January 12

  • Brady on cold weather: 'I'm a [bleeping] machine!'

    CSN New England "During the Patriots early afternoon practice on Wednesday, Bill Belichick saw something he didn’t like. Guys shuffling around with their hands in their hand-warmers. He let them know – in blunt terms – he’d prefer not to see that. And away they went. As much as players will try to dispel..." January 08

  • Ravens' Suggs wowed by Brady compliments

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has sacked New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady many times. On Tuesday, it was Brady who nearly caused Suggs to drop to the ground. After years of trash talking, Brady surprisingly complimented Suggs during his news conference. A reporter told..." January 07

  • Tom Brady: Past not a big factor vs. Ravens

    ESPN Boston "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn’t reading into past postseason struggles against the Baltimore Ravens when the teams play in the AFC divisional round of the playoffs Saturday (4:35 p.m. ET). "Everything is different at this point," Brady said Monday during his weekly appearance..." January 05

  • Sources: Brady tweaks deal, gives Pats $24M in cap space

    ESPN Boston "In a deal turned into the NFL office Monday, quarterback Tom Brady restructured his contract to give the New England Patriots $24 million more in cash to spend this offseason, according to league sources. Under the new deal, Brady changed the $24 million in "skill" guarantee to only "injury"..." December 30

  • Rex Ryan on how Tom Brady makes everything easier: ‘My wife could coach him’

    Sportress of Blogitude "As Rex Ryan looks back on his tumultuous tenure as head coach of the New York Jets, the fiery and brash leader recognizes all too well that the inability to get consistent production out of the quarterback position may be one of the primary reasons he likely will be out of a job at season’s..." December 20

  • Brady unfazed by Broncos Knighton's SB guarantee

    ESPN.com "Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a simple reply when asked about Broncos defensive tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton's so-called Super Bowl guarantee: "It doesn't matter what you say. It matters what you do." "Pot Roast is a big man, so I would never say anything that would get him mad at..." December 17

  • Report: Tom Brady’s Swearing On Sideline Draws Complaints To FCC

    NESN "Some people are taking Tom Brady’s words to heart. The New England Patriots quarterback recently has been caught by TV cameras swearing up a storm on the sidelines. Most notably, Brady’s tantrum in a recent game against the Green Bay Packers drew complaints after the quarterback repeatedly..." December 16

  • Brady maybe a little envious of Luck

    Covers.com "New England Patriots veteran Tom Brady faces another marquee quarterback in prime time on Sunday night and he's envious of what Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts can do. "He's a great player, in his third year, and he's had a lot of success," Brady said Wednesday of the Colts' impressive..." November 12

  • Mark Wahlberg: Tom Brady To Appear In ‘Ted 2,’ ‘Entourage’ Movie

    NESN "Tom Brady might have to skip some organized team activities this summer to attend two red carpet movie premieres. Mark Wahlberg announced on “The B.S. Report” that the New England Patriots quarterback will star in two of his upcoming movies, “Ted 2″ and “Entourage.” “I just shot another..." November 06

  • No team in the NFL has a winning record against Tom Brady

    CBSSports.com "There's no team in the NFL that can say they have a winning record against Tom Brady. Thanks to Sunday's win over Denver, Brady now has a .500 or better regular season record against all 31 other teams. The Patriots 43-21 win over the Broncos gives Brady a 5-5 career regular season record..." November 05

  • Brady-Manning: ‘You wait a year to play this game’

    USA Today "Tom Brady wanted to make one thing perfectly clear Wednesday as he met reporters in advance of another showdown against Peyton Manning. "I'm pretty self-motivated," Brady said when someone asked whether Manning's presence as a rival propelled him to greater heights. "He's always someone I've..." October 29

  • Was Tom Brady nearly drafted by the Jets in 2000? One scout wanted him bad, per report

    Newark Star-Ledger "If the idea of Darrelle Revis in a Patriots uniform made Jets head coach Rex Ryan sick to his stomach, wait until he hears about this one. An anonymous source who was in the Jets' draft room in 2000 told The Daily News' Gary Myers that scout Jesse Kaye "made it clear" with then-GM Bill Parcells..." October 16

  • Tom Brady questionable with ankle injury

    Pro Football Talk "Start the panic now. A week after proving to everyone he wasn’t yet too old to play quarterback, Tom Brady has now injured his ankle. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, Brady was limited in practice today, and is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game. " October 10

  • Is Pats’ cap space Brady trade insurance?

    CSN New England "Spitballing about Tom Brady’s future in New England quieted down just a little bit this week. Makes sense. Pretty wins – like Sunday’s over Cincy – distract. Ugly losses – like the one in Kansas City – have kneejerks calling for a franchise enema. The last thing that happened captures all..." October 10

  • Will Kraft have to choose between Brady & Belichick?

    CSN New England "There has been a lot of discussion as of late surrounding the future of Tom Brady. Will the 'Patriot Way' catch up to the Brady before he decides to hang up his cleats? Columnist Michael Silver of NFL.com painted an interesting scenario involving Brady, Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft:..." October 08

  • Brady: Don't want to play anywhere else

    ESPN Boston "It's been a roller-coaster couple of weeks for the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady. In the six days between getting embarrassed on national television by the Kansas City Chiefs and blowing out the unbeaten Cincinnati Bengals, the Patriots were criticized by the media like at no..." October 07

  • Brady: 'Never had any tension' with coaching staff

    CSN New England "The sky was falling in New England last week. The Patriots were just embarrassed by the Chiefs on Monday Night Football. Tom Brady didn't look right out there - and nothing looked right on the offensive line. Sure enough, when things start to go south on the field, they start to go south off..." October 06

  • Brady remains focused on making Patriots better

    CSN New England "With the Patriots taking on water, the rush is on to divine what Tom Brady is really thinking. He ain’t saying. And he says ex-pros who have his back like Steve Young, Trent Dilfer and Tedy Bruschi opining on Brady’s offense being strip-mined don’t know what they think they know. “I haven’t..." October 02

  • Tom Brady on the offense: 'We've got one guy' playing well

    Boston Herald "Tom Brady is wise enough to know the Patriots aren't going to get where they want to be if there aren't rapid improvements on offense. He was passionate about that rally cry this morning on WEEI's Dennis & Callahan after yesterday's 16-9 victory against the Raiders. The offense has now scored..." September 22

  • Brady's focus on Dolphins, not Welker's woes: 'This is not friend time'

    Boston Herald "Tom Brady wished Wes Welker the best. But that's as far as he'd go when asked about the former Patriots slot receiver's four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy against performance enhancing drugs. Brady's reaction was no reaction. "I don't have a lot of thoughts or comments on..." September 03

  • Brady contemplates his future with the Patriots

    CSN New England "When the Patriots dealt Logan Mankins to Tampa Bay last week in exchange for a fourth-round pick and tight end Tim Wright, it was a reminder that there is no player who is immune from being traded away when coach Bill Belichick deems the time is right. Even Tom Brady. Our Patriots Insider..." September 02

  • Report: Tom Brady was “very upset” with Logan Mankins deal

    Pro Football Talk "Over the years, Tom Brady has taken less money than he could have made, in order to keep trusted parts around him. And he didn’t say much about it in the past, as he was left with a bunch of receivers who remember watching him as kids. But this time might be different. According to Jason..." August 28

  • Tom Brady: 'Tough' when Welker hurt

    ESPN Boston "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Monday morning it was hard to see former teammate and good friend Wes Welker sustain his third concussion in less than a year on Saturday and that he tries to do what he can to protect his own receivers. "It's tough to see that happen and to a guy..." August 25

  • Brady hopes for significant playing time Friday

    ESPN.com "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady didn't play in last week's preseason opener, but all signs point to him doing so Friday night against the Eagles. Brady stressed the importance of doing so. "That’s very valuable playing experience for me, too. It doesn’t matter how many years you’ve..." August 13

  • Browns' Joe Thomas on Brian Hoyer: 'He's a lot like Tom Brady'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When a Paul Bunyan of a man who stands 6-foot-6 and has seven Pro Bowls to his credit speaks, people listen. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas' words come down from on high to all the reporters craning up at him, and they almost always pack a wallop. Monday was no different. When asked about..." July 29

  • Brady's SoCal mansion sold to Dr. Dre for $40M

    Fox Sports "Rap legend Dr. Dre is the new owner of Tom Brady's former home. The sale of the Brentwood, Calif., mansion for $40 million, which was first reported in May, became official Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Times. The New England Patriots quarterback and his wife, supermodel Gisele..." June 05

  • Will Tom Brady finish his career in another uniform?

    CSN New England "Tom Brady with another team? It's somewhat tough to imagine. Former NFL player and NBC Sports analyst Ross Tucker tweeted an interesting comment about Tom Brady on Tuesday morning. Tucker appeared on SportsNet Central to discuss his comments in regards to Brady's future. "Tom Brady is so..." May 28

  • Aqib Talib: Brady is a good friend, but Peyton is a better QB

    CSN New England "Aqib Talib landed at No. 79 on the NFL Network’s list of the 100 Top Players of 2014 recently. On the reaction show following his unveiling, the former Patriot and current Bronco opined on all the pertinent topics involving his new and former teams. Locker room vibe: “It’s definitely a..." May 27

  • Brady: I had a pretty good idea we’d draft a QB

    Pro Football Talk "When Bill Belichick used the Patriots’ second-round draft pick on quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, it could have been seen as an affront to Tom Brady. But Brady says he’s taking it in stride. “I felt like I had a pretty good idea we’d take a quarterback,” Brady told Peter King of TheMMQB.com...." May 27

  • Dr. Dre Is Buying Tom Brady's House in California

    Pats Pulpit "The most important news of the past week and we somehow forgot to report it. Our sincere apologies. I guess I was waiting for Detox to be released. Earlier in the year, tight end Rob Gronkowski sold his house in Tampa for an excellent profit of 30%. Seems like fellow teammate Tom Brady is..." May 07

  • Tom Savage Could Be 'Tom Brady 2'

    Bleacher Report "What do you do when you can't do the thing you love for 1,024 days? Travel a little? Cross the country a couple of times? Or get a job, wake up at 5 a.m. to pack your own lunch and head to work with your dad on a construction site in the dead of winter? Most of all, what you do is get..." May 07

  • Alabama QB AJ McCarron would welcome the opportunity to learn under Tom Brady

    Mass Live "If by some chance AJ McCarron ends up in New England, he would feel right at home. "It's almost like New England is the Alabama of pro football," the Rolling Tide product said. "Coach (Nick) Saban learned under coach (Bill) Belichick. It would be almost deja vu in a way." That outcome is not..." February 21

  • One MVP voter says Brady was more valuable than Peyton

    Pro Football Talk "The MVP is determined by the vote of a 50-person panel assembled by the Associated Press, and Manning got 49 of the 50 votes. According to the Denver Post, the AP gave one of the 50 votes to former Steelers and Bears quarterback Jim Miller, who now works for SiriusXM NFL Radio, and Miller..." February 02

  • Tom Brady voted most trusted in clutch in poll of NFL players

    WEEI Boston "Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was voted the quarterback players would want in the last two minutes of a Super Bowl if the game was on the line. As part of ESPN’€™s NFL Nation Confidential anonymous player survey, the question was asked to 320 players around the league. Brady received 128 votes,..." January 29

  • Welker says he texts Brady after games

    NESN "Tom Brady was mum about his relationship with Wes Welker before the New England Patriots’ AFC Championship Game loss to the Denver Broncos, but the slot receiver admitted this week that the two kept in touch during the season. Welker briefly discussed his relationship with Brady during Super Bowl..." January 29

  • Tom Brady isn't going to watch the Super Bowl

    USA Today "During that same interview in which he took a dig at Richard Sherman by saying the New England Patriots “win with graciousness,” Tom Brady said he won’t be watching Super Bowl XLVIII. So, not a Bruno Mars fan then? Technically, Brady’s quote shouldn’t have been “I couldn’t care less,” as his..." January 21

  • Brady played through ligament injury in throwing hand

    SB Nation "It was revealed on Sunday that quarterback Tom Brady played through pain during the 2013 season for the New England Patriots, as the nine-time Pro Bowler reportedly played with damage in his throwing hand. According to a report from Albert Breer of NFL Network, Brady suffered ligament damage in..." January 21

  • Brady on Edelman: 'I'm just proud of him'

    ESPN Boston "It sounds like Tom Brady is hoping the New England Patriots will re-sign his most reliable receiver this season, Julian Edelman, who is set to become a free agent. In his weekly interview on WEEI on Monday morning, Brady had high praise for Edelman, who finished the season with 105 catches,..." January 20

  • Tom Brady left to ponder another missed chance

    Boston Globe "At 36 years old, Tom Brady is a three-time Super Bowl Champion, a two-time NFL MVP, has been named to nine Pro Bowls, and has all the individual accolades to be a likely Hall of Famer. But what the quarterback doesn’t have, as he sits on the high side of 35, is an elusive fourth Super Bowl ring..." January 20