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  Patriots | Tom Brady passes for 285 in loss    Mon Nov 4, 12:12 AM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 30 of 46 passes for 285 yards, one touchdown and one interception during the team's Week 9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady removed from injury report    Thu Oct 31, 07:19 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 31, and was removed from the injury report.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady limited Wednesday    Wed Oct 30, 04:55 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady just so-so in blowout win    Mon Oct 21, 11:27 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 31-of-45 passes for 249 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Week 7 game against the New York Jets.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady tops 300 yards passing    Fri Oct 11, 12:11 AM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 31 of 41 passes for 334 yards, no touchdowns and an interception in the team's 21-point win over the New York Giants on Thursday, Oct. 10. Brady also ran for two touchdowns and fumbled twice, losing one.

Footballguys view: Brady's numbers were good because of the two rushing scores, but he could have had another interception and wasn't that effective passing downfield against a weak Giants secondary. He's a QB1 against the Jets next week but his ceiling isn't as high as this result suggests.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady moves into second on passing yards list    Thu Oct 10, 08:42 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady passed Peyton Manning for second among all-time leaders in passing yards Thursday, Oct. 10.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady throws for 348 yards in D.C.    Sun Oct 6, 05:01 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 28-of-42 passes for 348 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in Week 5 against the Washington Redskins.

Footballguys view: The Patriots went pass heavy early against Washington. While it was a close game for a half, Brady eventually broke through and posted a nice against a suspect pass defense. He'll face another beatable secondary on Thursday vs. the Giants.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady struggles badly in Week 4    Sun Sep 29, 06:37 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 18-of-39 passes 150 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in Week 4 against the Buffalo Bills and he also ran three times for minus-3 yards.

Footballguys view: Brady was a dud against the Bills defense, which is obviously for real. Washington is up next week, so look for Brady to put up a big stat line to gets his stock back up in fantasy leagues.

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  Patriots | Week 4 injury report for New England    Fri Sep 27, 05:27 PM

New England Patriots DL Michael Bennett (shoulder), RB Rex Burkhead (foot), DB Nate Ebner (groin), WR Julian Edelman (chest), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), TE Matt LaCosse (ankle) and OL Marshall Newhouse (illness) were limited in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and are listed as questionable for Week 4 against the Buffalo Bills. TE Ryan Izzo (calf), OL Joe Thuney (shoulder) and OL Marcus Cannon (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday and were removed from the injury report. QB Tom Brady (calf) was not given a practice designation Friday but no longer appears on the injury report.

Footballguys view: If Burkhead can't go, James White becomes a great PPR play on Sunday, although there are no strong signs that he'll miss the game.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady off injury report    Thu Sep 26, 04:21 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (calf) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 26, and has been removed from the Week 4 injury report.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady limited Wednesday    Wed Sep 25, 04:03 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (calf) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady surpasses 300-yard mark    Sun Sep 22, 05:40 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady went 28-for-42 for 306 yards and two touchdowns against the New York Jets in Week 3.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady removed from injury report    Fri Sep 20, 06:00 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (calf) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 20, and has been removed from the Week 3 injury report.

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  Patriots | Thursday's practice report for New England    Thu Sep 19, 04:24 PM

New England Patriots LB Shilique Calhoun (non-injury) and FB James Develin (neck) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 19. OL Caleb Benenoch (calf), QB Tom Brady (calf), OT Marcus Cannon (shoulder) and TE Matt LaCosse (ankle) were limited. RB Brandon Bolden (hamstring) practiced in full for the second straight day.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady moving well    Thu Sep 19, 01:04 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (calf) appeared to be moving well with no noticeable limp in practice Thursday, Sept. 19, a day after being listed as limited with a calf injury.

Footballguys view: You never really know with the Patriots injury report, but Brady should be more than fine for Week 3. They're at home to face the Jets this Sunday and Brady is a QB1 for Fantasy GMs.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady listed as limited Wednesday    Wed Sep 18, 04:18 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (calf) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady lights it up in the opener    Mon Sep 9, 12:14 AM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady finished 24-of-36 for 341 yards and three touchdowns in Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady admits Pats are slow starters    Wed Sep 4, 04:44 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady admitted Wednesday, Sept. 4, the team generally has trouble getting off to fast starts in the regular season. 'We've struggled at times doing that ... You can't start slow. You start slow you're fighting your way out of a hole all year.'

Footballguys view: It's not how you start, it's how you finish and the Patriots are the best in the league at that. We'll see if the Patriots get off to another slow start this season. They are home to face the Steelers in Week 1.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady says no to coaching    Thu Aug 15, 01:56 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady said Thursday, Aug. 15, he has no plans on becoming a coach after his playing career ends. 'Oh, hell no, I'm never coaching,' Brady said. 'Playing is enough for me.'

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  Patriots | Tom Brady to sit out preseason game    Wed Aug 7, 02:56 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is not expected to play in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 8, according to a source.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. We are not going to see much of Brady if at all during the exhibition season.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady contract update    Mon Aug 5, 03:58 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady's new two-year contract extension includes a provision that does not allow the team to use the franchise or transition tag on him for the 2020 season, according to sources.

Footballguys view: Also, the final two years of Brady's deal will automatically void on the last day of the 2019 league year, allowing him to become a free agent when the 2020 league year officially begins in early March. Brady is 42-years old and the Patriots need to start thinking about the future without him. He is not quite the player he used to be, but Brady can still make the Patriots one of the best in the league.

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  Patriots | Contract is year-to-year for Tom Brady    Sun Aug 4, 02:03 PM

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is technically on a year-to-year contract. The deal can -- and likely will -- be adjusted each season Brady plays from here on out.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady lands 2-year extension    Sun Aug 4, 01:56 PM

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots QB Tom Brady agreed to a two-year contract extension Sunday, Aug. 4, that will run through the 2021 season. Brady will earn $23 million in 2019.

Footballguys view: Brady apparently wanted a shorter extension than the team. For him to get this kind of extension at age 42 is unprecedented. Fourth-round pick Jarrett Stidham could be groomed as a long term replacement and he'll have a lot of time to develop with this contract on the books.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady extension near    Sun Aug 4, 01:04 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady and the team are close to finalizing an agreement on a contract extension, according to a league source Sunday, Aug. 4.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady gains weight    Wed Jul 31, 09:15 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady said Wednesday, July 31, he bulked up this offseason in order to help defend against contact. 'I wanted to get a little bigger this year and put on a few more pounds and try to absorb the hits a little bit more,' Brady said. 'I worked pretty hard at that.'

Footballguys view: This will be Brady's age-42 season and he needs all the protection he can get. If that means a little more 'body armor' then so be it. Brady won't fill the air with footballs anymore, making him more of a mid-tier QB2 for Fantasy GMs in 2019.

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  Patriots | No extension talks planned for Tom Brady    Mon Jul 22, 03:29 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is set to go into a contract year for the first time in his career, as 'no new deal is on the horizon at this point,' according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady hoping for few more seasons    Thu Jun 6, 12:19 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady said 'I hope I can play that long,' when asked Thursday, June 6, is he still wants to play until he's 45.

Footballguys view: Brady stated he wanted to play until age 45 a while ago...and well, nobody should be doubting him. The team is still in a Super Bowl window even with Brady showing a few signs of slowing down. Brady is currently going off the board at QB16 (11.01) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady ready for minicamp    Mon Jun 3, 06:29 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady reported to the team Monday, June 3, for the start of the mandatory minicamp this week.

Footballguys view: Brady skipped all of OTAs this year...just like he did last year. When the work is mandatory, Brady will show up...just like he did on Monday. Keep Brady healthy and the Patriots are set to make another deep postseason run in 2019.

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  Patriots | Three QBs filling in during workouts    Mon May 27, 01:31 AM

New England Patriots QBs Danny Etling, Brian Hoyer and Jarrett Stidham are splitting up the workload in voluntary organized team activities with QB Tom Brady not participating for the second year in a row.

Footballguys view: When the work becomes mandatory, Brady will be in attendance. We'll see how the depth chart behind Brady shapes up during training camp and the preseason. Hoyer is the seasoned veteran who could be the primary backup for Brady with the Patriots still in a Super Bowl window. Stidham is the interesting rookie we like in dynasty formats. We'll see if the fourth-round pick out of Auburn can develop and learn behind one of the greatest.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady oldest player on old team    Sun May 26, 01:47 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, 41, is the oldest player on a team that features a league-most 15 players at least 30 years old.

Footballguys view: Brady is the oldest and the best player on his team. He's shown little to no signs of slowing down and Fantasy GMs know what to expect from the future Hall of Fame quarterback. Even with a revamped WR corps and no Rob Gronkowski, Brady should put up solid QB2 numbers in 2019. He's currently going off the board at QB15 (10.09) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady working out with WRs    Sat May 25, 02:19 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady has been working out with WRs Julian Edelman and N'Keal Harry this offseason.

Footballguys view: This is good news for Harry's short and long term prospects, as chemistry with Brady is the key to creating numbers in this offense with so many option routes. Edelman might lead the league in receptions this year and should be the engine of the pass offense.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady excelled on third down    Fri Apr 19, 01:21 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady tied Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes with nine big-time throws on third-and-long situations in 2018, according to Pro Football Focus.

Footballguys view: Brady is still near the top of his game. Quarterbacks earn their keep in the red zone and on third down. Brady is excellent in both areas and should continue to be so in 2019.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady not expected this week    Mon Apr 15, 09:47 AM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is not expected to report to offseason conditioning this week, but he's rumored to have bulked up this offseason.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. Brady missed all of the voluntary work last offseason but he showed up when workouts were mandatory. That's the plan he'll follow in 2019.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady may stay away this offseason    Fri Mar 29, 06:12 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady appears likely to skip the voluntary workouts this offseason like he did last year.

Footballguys view: Brady is doing his own thing, and that shouldn't change. He did the same thing last season and ended up with another Super Bowl championship.

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  Patriots | No extension talks for Tom Brady yet    Mon Feb 4, 10:28 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady has not had any contract extension talks with the Patriots at this point.

Footballguys view: We should see the Patriots make a move to extend Brady in the near future. Brady will be entering the final year of his contract in 2019.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady adds another ring    Sun Feb 3, 10:30 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 21 of his 35 passes for 262 yards and an interception in a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady has huge experience edge    Sun Feb 3, 02:07 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady enters Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3, having played in more Super Bowls (eight) than the entire Los Angeles Rams roster combined (five).

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  Patriots | Tom Brady could be extended    Thu Jan 31, 12:10 AM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady could have his contract extended after the season, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss. Brady would currently count $27 million against the cap in 2019.

Footballguys view: Brady has been giving the Patriots elite play at a below market price for his entire career. There's no reason it would change in the final years he plays with the team. Look for the Patriots to get a too good to be true deal in this age of escalating quarterback salaries.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady excels vs. unfamiliar foes    Tue Jan 29, 01:13 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is 16-1 when facing a postseason opponent he did not play earlier that season.

Footballguys view: The one of course is the Eagles last year. The bottom line is that Bill Belichick is a master of one-off game plans, so the Rams will have to be bold to win on Sunday.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady says he's not retiring    Sun Jan 27, 02:29 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady said Sunday, Jan. 27, there's 'zero' chance Super Bowl LIII will be his last game.

Footballguys view: Some may want to see no more of Brady if he wins yet another Super Bowl, but it doesn't sound like he's going to satisfy them.

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  Patriots | Will Tom Brady retire with another title?    Tue Jan 22, 12:08 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady could retire if the Patriots win Super Bowl LIII.

Footballguys view: Brady is getting close to retirement as we all know and winning back-to-back Super Bowls would perhaps get him to call it a day. His numbers didn't fall off as much as some thought they would in 2018. Brady finished with 272.2 passing yards per game, his lowest total since 2014 (256.8).

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  Patriots | Tom Brady tops 300 yards    Sun Jan 20, 10:45 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 30 of his 46 passes for 348 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in a 37-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 20.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady's road playoff games not kind    Sat Jan 19, 07:41 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady has averaged 251.7 passing yards and thrown eight touchdowns and eight interceptions in seven career postseason road contests.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady excels in cold    Thu Jan 17, 01:02 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady is 24-4 playing in sub-30-degree weather and 5-1 when the temperature is below 20 degrees.

Footballguys view: As Rick James would say, Tom Brady is 'cold blooded!' An arctic cold front in expected Sunday, Jan. 20, in Kansas City, Mo., where the Patriots will face the Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game. We'll see how much the severe cold impacts the game on Sunday.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady throws for 343 yards    Sun Jan 13, 05:23 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady went 34-for-44 for 343 yards and one touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers in the Divisional Round playoff game.

Footballguys view: Brady was in typical playoff form after a choppy second half of the season. The offense is in top form and they need it at Kansas City next week.

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  Patriots | Four Touchdowns for Tom Brady    Sun Dec 30, 04:32 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady went 24-for-33 for 250 yards and four touchdowns against the New York Jets in Week 17.

Footballguys view: Brady had been a fantasy non-factor in recent weeks, but he put up big Week 17 numbers with efficient passing, especially in the red zone. He'll get a week off with the victory before hosting a divisional round game.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady plans to return in 2019    Wed Dec 26, 08:18 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady revealed Wednesday, Dec. 26, that he plans on returning next season. 'I have goals to not only play next year, but beyond that,' Brady said in a radio interview. 'I'm going to try to do it as best I possibly can. I'm going to give it everything I have, like I always have.'

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  Patriots | Tom Brady has disappointing performance    Sun Dec 23, 05:36 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady went 13-for-24 for 126 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions against the Buffalo Bills in Week 16.

Footballguys view: Brady wasn't sharp and his arm wasn't the focal point of the offensive game plan for the second straight week. He's not a QB1 against the Jets next week and he's not going to be drafted as a QB1 next year at this rate.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady comes up just short    Sun Dec 16, 09:58 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 25-of-36 passes for 279 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Week 15 road loss against the Pittsburgh Steelers as the Pats fell to 3-5 in their eight road games this season.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady throws for 358 yards    Sun Dec 9, 04:04 PM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady went 27-for-43 for 358 yards and three touchdowns against the Miami Dolphins in Week 14.

Footballguys view: Brady came through for fantasy teams and revived the value of Rob Gronkowski, but the lack of a touchdown on the last drive of the game left the Dolphins an opening for the Miami Miracle. Brady is a strong QB1 at Pittsburgh next week.

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