New England Patriots Must Fight to Keep Tom Brady Upright

December 11, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The hits keep coming for the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady.
After a 10-0 start, the Patriots have dropped their past two games and currently stand at third in the conference behind the Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals. 
That's all transpired over the course of two weeks in which Brady has been under as much or more pressure than any other quarterback in the NFL. According to Pro Football Focus, Brady has been under pressure on 69 out of 147 dropbacks (46.9 percent), which is the second-highest pressure percentage for any NFL quarterback in Weeks 11-13. 
Brady has absorbed 32 hits over the past three games, which is a beating on par with Suplex City by NFL quarterback standards. One could understand if he was licking his wounds, but he says that's not the case.
"I feel good," Brady said Wednesday, "fresh as lettuce."
Part of the problem has been attributed to the Patriots' injuries. Without wide receiver Julian Edelman and tight e...

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