Tom Brady RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Tom Brady was off the mark in loss to Denver Broncos: 'I need to hit that throw,' he says

    MassLive.com "It's going to take some time for Tom Brady to get the image out of his mind. It played out so often Sunday. A receiver streaked down the field with a step on the man in coverage. Brady spotted him. It looked like a certain six or at least a first down. The ball is delivered. It flies long. It..." January 20

  • Tom Brady had ligament damage in his hand in October

    Pro Football Talk "Remember when it looked like Tom Brady’s had one of those hands that a cartoon character tried to inflate while blowing air into his thumb? Despite Brady consistently pooh-poohing the notion that anything was amiss and the Patriots not disclosing a hand injury, the images captured as he tried..." January 19

  • Source: Brady due back at Patriots' practice

    ESPN.com "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who was kept out of Wednesday's practice due to an illness, was back at the facility Thursday morning, according to a league source, and the expectation is he will return to practice Thursday. Brady's absence on Wednesday was the first practice he..." January 16

  • Brady listed as out because of illness and right shoulder

    Pro Football Talk "Much of the attention paid to Patriots practice on Wednesday was directed toward a player who wasn’t there. Quarterback Tom Brady missed practice, leaving Ryan Mallett to take all the snaps for both the first-team offense and the scout team working against the starting defense. Bill Belichick..." January 15

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Bill Belichick won’t reveal why #Patriots QB Tom Brady wasn’t at practice today. Source says he’s just sick.

  • Joe Namath says wins, high profile explain why Tom Brady is hated

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this month, Public Policy Polling surveyed 741 people and found that while 13 percent of respondents considered Tom Brady the most popular quarterback in the NFL (second behind Peyton Manning's 22 percent), 18 percent identified Brady as their least favorite QB. This is sort of..." January 14

  • Brady knows how 'satisfying' it would be to beat Broncos for AFC title

    Boston Herald "The storylines could hardly be any more perfect as the Patriots prepare to battle the Broncos on Sunday for the AFC Championship: Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning, Wes Welker against his old team, Brady revisiting the place of his first playoff defeat. Oh, and the chance to head to the Super Bowl..." January 13

  • Tom Brady isn’t throwing the ball very much

    Pro Football Talk "Who says the NFL has skewed toward the pass? As pointed out by our buddy Tom Curran of CSN New England, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has thrown only 75 passes in the team’s last three games. Brady, per Curran, has never thrown fewer than 75 passes in a three-game stretch. Of the 75..." January 12

  • Tom Brady didn’t see a snap of Andrew Luck’s comeback

    Pro Football Talk "While most of the rest of us couldn’t take our eyes off Andrew Luck’s amazing comeback against the Chiefs Saturday, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady didn’t really notice. Brady said his focus was on the other side of the ball, refusing to get drawn into a battle-of-the-generations quarterback..." January 06

  • CB Richard Sherman: Tom Brady not one of 5 smartest QBs

    CBSSports.com "Is Tom Brady one of the five smartest quarterbacks in the NFL? Not if you ask Richard Sherman. The Seahawks cornerback wrote a story for MMQB.com on Friday listing the five smartest quarterbacks in the NFL and Brady didn't make the cut. Peyton Manning was on the list. Drew Brees was on the..." January 04

  • Tom Brady on D&C

    WEEI Boston "Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made his weekly appearance on Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning, following Sunday’s surprising 41-7 rout of the Ravens in Baltimore. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page. “It was a great win,” Brady said. “To go on the road..." December 26

  • Fast releases for Peyton Manning, Tom Brady have propelled their NFL careers

    Denver Post "Snap. Catch. Chop, chop, chop. Earhole. Throw. It takes longer to type what Peyton Manning does from snap to release than it does for him to get rid of the ball. Don't call Manning the quickest draw in the West. He has the fastest release of any NFL quarterback in the West, East, Midwest,..." November 24

  • Brady doesn't tire of talking about rest

    CSN New England "Here’s a thing about Tom Brady maybe you hadn’t noticed. Guy never shuts up about other people sleeping. It’s always, “Make sure you get your rest...” and “It’s important for us to get our rest...” From postgame breakdowns to press conferences, the guy never tires talking about not being..." November 08

  • Tom Brady's right shoulder returns to injury report

    Boston Herald "It's that time again. Tom Brady was listed as a limited participant during today's practice due to a shoulder injury. It's the first time the shoulder has been listed since Wednesday of Week 16 of last season but the injury was removed from the report the following day. Last season Brady's right..." October 24

  • Brady was mic'd up for win over Saints

    Boston Globe "NFL.com is providing an inside look at New England's 30-27 win over the New Orleans Saints Sunday. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was mic'd up during that game giving fans a glimpse of Brady's demeanor when the Patriots were down and during their incredible comeback. In the video which you can..." October 17

  • Tom Brady shrugs off Jets' Willie Colon comments about hating Patriots

    New York Daily News "Tom Brady is conditioned to hear trash-talking from the Jets after Antonio Cromartie said he hated him and called him an “ass----” before a playoff game three years ago so the latest from Willie Colon didn’t raise his blood pressure. “Not much fazes me with Jets-Patriots at this point or..." October 17

  • Brady says he’s not hung up on Gronk status

    CSN New England "May this be the final Wednesday on which Tom Brady has to deliver a State of the Gronk address. With the tight end perilously close to making his 2013 debut and riding in to help a Patriots offense that’s in need of assistance Brady was asked about his feelings RE: Gronk. “Whenever that..." October 10

  • Frustrated Brady gets to the point(s)

    ESPN.com "During his weekly news conference Wednesday New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was asked about the importance of sustaining drives against the New Orleans Saints this Sunday and his response reflected his overall frustration with the unit's production. “I think we’ll try to put..." October 09

  • Tom Brady's touchdown streak ends at 52

    CBSSports.com "Tom Brady was just a few games away from breaking Drew Brees record of 54 consecutive games with a touchdown pass. But Brady as New England fell 13-6 in Cincinnati saw his streak end at 52. Brady's final attempt of the game with the Patriots looking to tie up the Bengals in a pouring rain was..." October 06

  • Tom Brady reveals Matt Cassel might start for Vikings in Week 4

    CBSSports.com "Thanks to Bill Belichick's Draconian media policy you'll never hear a New England Patriots break news about the New England Patriots but breaking news about another team? That's a different story. During his weekly press conference on Wednesday Patriots quarterback Tom Brady turned into CBS..." September 26

  • Tom Brady, young receivers start to connect

    Boston Globe "When Aaron Dobson is standing out on the field in his Patriots uniform muscles bursting out of his 6-foot-4-inch frame it’s hard to remember that he’s just a fresh-faced 22-year-old kid from West Virginia. So yes his first NFL game two Thursdays ago against the Jets under the bright lights of..." September 23

  • Report: Pats QB Brady calling Branch, Lloyd about returning

    CBSSports.com "Tom Brady won't have Rob Gronkowski or Danny Amendola against the Buccaneers on Sunday but help could come as next week. Gronk is expected to return then giving the Patriotsoffense something it hasn't had all season: A downfield playmaker. And that development should offset the Pats' lack of..." September 22