Tom Brady vs. Saints: Stats, Reaction and Updated 2015 Fantasy Advice

August 23, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had a quick hook for his starting quarterback Saturday, pulling Tom Brady after three drives against the New Orleans Saints.
The four-time Super Bowl champion only got to see nine snaps, so he didn't have much of an opportunity to find his footing before making way for Jimmy Garoppolo. You can view Brady's full stats below:
Recap and Reaction Each of New England's three drives with Brady on the field ended in a three-and-out. The closest he and the Patriots got to moving the chains was a 3rd-and-3 with eight minutes and 44 seconds left in the first quarter. Brady's pass to Danny Amendola on third down fell incomplete.
As Rich Hill of Pats Pulpit noted, the Patriots offense was missing many of its key pieces:
The Boston Herald's Jeff Howe joked the officials didn't give Brady any help, either:
WEEI's Christopher Price added a lack of first-team regulars has been a factor in both of New England's first two preseason ...

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