The New York Daily News isn’t waiting for Super Bowl week to throw down the gauntlet.
Yeah, we know the writer doesn’t make the headlines. But that won’t stop the Patriots from clipping and saving the article. Myers spoke to one opposing coach, who had this to say about Brady’s performance in the playoffs against the Jets last year.
“There’s not a doubt in my mind that [the Jets] rattled [Brady.] He started seeing things that weren’t even there,” the source said. “He’s human. He literally ducked down one time and there was no one there. Nobody was close to him. He thought he saw something and it wasn’t there. He literally ducked. We were literally like, ‘Did you see that? Is that really Tom Brady?”’
The headline may be inflammatory, but the suggestion isn’t so crazy. Brady still has great pocket presence, but he occasionally becomes aware of the pass rush more than he did early in his career.
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