Three Reasons Why Tom Brady Is The Boston Sports Athlete Of The Decade

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

1. His Historic 2007 Campaign
Let’s forget about Super Bowl XLII for a minute.
I’d love to forget about it forever, but being that most of my relatives are from New York, that's just not feasible.
Brady’s season in 2007 was unlike any other for a Boston sports athlete this decade. Not just athletes in Boston, either; his season was one of the best for any athlete in any sport.
His consistency was remarkable; of his first 100 pass attempts, he completed a remarkable 79.
He threw for 4,806 yards, the third-highest total in league history.
Oh, yeah. There’s something about a record-setting 50 touchdown passes on the season. Peyton Manning’s old record of 49 touchdown passes, which many thought would be good for a long time, lasted only three years.
Brady broke another record by throwing for three or more touchdowns in each of the season's first eight games. Along the way, he threw a career-high six touchdown passes in one game, tying an NFL mar...

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