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Patriots have never seen Tom Brady play better than this

Mon Jan 09 10:01:41 EST 2017 | Sporting News
Tom Brady is about to begin his 14th playoff run with the Patriots. Throughout his legendary, four-ring career, he has never played better. MORE: Predictions for NFL playoffs That’s not supposed to happen for any player at age 39. But Brady's four-game Deflategate suspension turned out to be much more of a blessing than a curse. For someone used to playing into January, his not playing in September got him refreshed. It doesn't matter that Brady didn’t reach the prolific..

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Tom Brady is about to begin his 14th playoff run with the Patriots. Throughout his legendary, four-ring career, he has never played better. MORE: Predictions for NFL playoffs ..
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Last SlideNext Slide This week, the ageless Tom Brady will appreciate not playing a game. Because, unlike the first four games of the season, his team is also taking the week off. ..
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The first round of the playoffs gets underway today, but it’s not too early to look ahead on the schedule for what may be in store for this weekend's winners. The Patriots, Chiefs,..
The first round of the playoffs gets underway today, but it’s not too early to look ahead on the schedule for what may be in store for this weekend's winners. The Patriots, Chiefs,..