Has Tom Brady Lost His Edge?

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Everyone remembers the photo. A 24-year-old Tom Brady, with both hands on his head, stares into the stands in disbelief just minutes after winning his first Super Bowl. The Tom Brady of the first half of the decade carved his niche as the most clutch quarterback in the NFL.
He was known for an "inner fire" that made him immune to pressure. It enabled him to fight through sickness, snow, and an utter lack of talent on offense to win three Super Bowls.
He was driven by the fact that nobody wanted him. He was a scrawny sixth-round draft pick who would've had trouble beating Vince Wilfork in a race. Why was he so good? Simple—he wanted it more than anyone else .
He was the first in the building every morning, and the last to leave it every night. He was guaranteed every year to have his "special parking spot" as a reward for his hard work in offseason workouts. His receivers were awestruck by his attention to detail, by his ability to make everyone else around him bett...

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