Please Don’t Buy Tom Brady


Feb 1, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Watch out NFL!

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is motivated!

All the NFL media can talk about is how scary he’s going to be and how he’s going back to the Super Bowl.

He’s out to prove that he won the Super Bowl because of his greatness, not because he deflated footballs. But for a myriad of reasons, there’s no reason for any football fan to buy into any of this. You can start with the fact that the Patriots did cheat as quarterbacks know how much air is in the ball.

But still, everyone knows the Patriots didn’t win because they cheated, they won because the Seattle Seahawks gave it to them. They had the ball on the one yard-line, the Patriots hadn’t stopped running back Marshawn Lynch all day and they threw it. But it is a fact that the Patriots did cheat and always have since Bill Belichik became the head coach.

You can’t tell me that the same team that got caught filming opposing team’s signals is above deflating footballs. Truth be told, Brady is far from a lock to win a much tougher AFC East division in 2015. People act like Brady won everything by himself in 2014 but he had a defense that would let opposing teams shoot it him.

Corners Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner kept the other teams score down and they won’t be back. Revis went back to New York so now, the Patriots will have to play against him twice a year. And Randy Moss isn’t coming back to play with him so you won’t see another 50 touchdown season from Brady.

The improvements the New York Jets, Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins just made will make it that much harder to repeat as division champs. And for breakbreakers, you can’t get Brady any more motivated than he already is. He’s had the same chip on his shoulder since he’s come into the NFL after being selected in the sixth round.

So I’m sorry, I just can’t buy it.

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