Tom Brady: 10 Reasons Why the Patriots Have to Sign Him to Extension

July 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Tom Brady signed a long-term extension with the Patriots in 2005, he took what amounted to a massive hometown discount. Now, at age 32, he wants to get paid. Talks between Patriots and Brady are moving in a positive direction, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday. Therefore, it looks like a deal will get done at some point in the coming weeks. There are plenty of factors in the negotiations, including Brady’s injury history, the looming expiration of the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, and the possible extensions which the Saints, Colts, and Redskins are preparing to offer to Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, and Donovan McNabb, respectively. The Patriots have several reasons to consider letting go of Brady, but the franchise ultimately would be wise to pony up and pay the three-time Super Bowl Champion. Here are 10 reasons why:Begin Slideshow

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