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Tom Brady: My hand feels perfect

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The Patriots had a miserable first half offensively on Sunday and trailed the Dolphins 17-3 at the half after gaining just 25 yards.

Making matters worse was apparent swelling on quarterback Tom Brady’s right hand, which had been the source of interest since he was seen with a couple of fingers taped together on Saturday. Brady looked much better as the Patriots rolled up 24 points in the second half to win the game 27-17 and he said after the game that his hand felt “perfect” and “awesome” while questioning whether there was any swelling at all.

“I didn’t know anyone knows what the back of my right hand looks like, but it looks fine to me and it feels good,” Brady said in comments distributed by the team, “I’ll be out there next week; you don’t have to worry about that.”

It has been a grind for the Patriots offensively all season, but they’re still 6-2 and have to be encouraged by what their defense is doing on a weekly basis. They’ve got a healthy lead over the Dolphins and Bills with the Jets looking like they’re on their way to a loss in Cincinnati, which is a scenario that gives them some time to work out the kinks without risking their standing in the AFC East.

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23 Responses to “Tom Brady: My hand feels perfect”
  1. logicalvoicesays says: Oct 27, 2013 6:02 PM

    Here’s how many Superbowls the Patriots have won since Spygate :

  2. arlingtonsynn says: Oct 27, 2013 6:15 PM

    Whatever was wrong with his hand can apparently be cured by a fourth quarter backhanding of the Dolphins.

  3. 6ball says: Oct 27, 2013 6:19 PM

    .

    The Dolphins defense did yeoman’s work in both the run and pass game .
    .

  4. thestrategyexpert says: Oct 27, 2013 6:26 PM

    He should have said he slammed his hand in a door on purpose because it helps him grip the ball better with a fatter hand. ;)

  5. doctorrustbelt says: Oct 27, 2013 6:31 PM

    “Brady’s hand feels perfect”

    - sports media members leaving airport bathroom

  6. j0esixpack says: Oct 27, 2013 6:33 PM

    fatsolio says: Cool so we now have the excuse if Brady keeps sucking it up today. Always has to be an excuse and can’t ever be that he is struggling.
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    Famous last words from fatoslio when the Pats were down 17-3

    logicalvoice might want to give it up… the Jets haven’t even BEEN to a Super Bowl since before a man walked on the moon. They remain tied with the Houston Oilers for AFC East titles.

    I guess they must have done something incredibly bad to invite that type of karma.

  7. drewzducks says: Oct 27, 2013 6:53 PM

    Logicalvoices…how many TD’s has your vaunted skins D given up in the last 5 minutes ?

  8. vaphinfan says: Oct 27, 2013 6:53 PM

    Translation: the cameras are working just fine. We’re cheating just try to catch us again for the 2nd time. Funny things always happen in new england….weird

  9. patsfansknowitall says: Oct 27, 2013 6:59 PM

    Patriots did not deserve to win that game. Thanks refs!

  10. wolfmanpatriot says: Oct 27, 2013 6:59 PM

    His hand may feel fine, but that middle finger looks broken or recenly dislocated, jammed.
    Get better quick, Tom.

  11. vaphinfan says: Oct 27, 2013 7:00 PM

    Drewzducks thinks spygate didn’t happen

  12. footballfan58 says: Oct 27, 2013 7:10 PM

    Hey Logicalvoice! I am thoroughly enjoying watching the Broncos defense dismantle RGIII!! Great game!

  13. azarkhan says: Oct 27, 2013 7:11 PM

    The pathetic Patriot trolls are at it again. Why don’t you guys get a life? You’re just…sad.

  14. terripet says: Oct 27, 2013 7:13 PM

    Brady you are done

  15. marcuswelby1 says: Oct 27, 2013 7:16 PM

    patsfansknowitall says:
    Oct 27, 2013 6:59 PM
    Patriots did not deserve to win that game. Thanks refs!

    ——————————————-

    Yah, and the Bengals didn’t deserve to beat the Jets by about six TD’s!

  16. drewzducks says: Oct 27, 2013 7:17 PM

    Spygate happened but did the Phins winning a Super Bowl actually happen? If it did it was certainly before the internet, not long after the television and certainly before vaphinphan was conceived in that back alley. Poor Dan. All those records and no ring. At least he went out on a high note, 62-7 courtesy of the vaunted Jaguars. The Phins have been the 3rd most successful team in their state the last 15 years. The masters of irrelevancy.

  17. vaphinfan says: Oct 27, 2013 7:32 PM

    Erhardt + Cavanaugh = Bellicheck + Brady – cameras

  18. bullcharger says: Oct 27, 2013 7:51 PM

    logicalvoicesays says:Oct 27, 2013 6:02 PM

    Here’s how many Superbowls the Patriots have won since Spygate :

    ———————–

    Yep… and the sky is blue. 5 of 32 teams have won since Spygate. Giants 2, Steelers 1, Saints 1, Packers 1, Ravens 1 and everyone else zero. The Patriots also haven’t won since 2004, which is 3 years before spygate. All it shows is that it’s hard to win the Super Bowl.

  19. gtmcd82 says: Oct 27, 2013 7:53 PM

    This room is amazing. How can patriot haters still be talking about spyware and calling bb belicheat? You all are jealous and need some new material!

  20. wolfman55h says: Oct 27, 2013 8:21 PM

    Wouldn’t the person who would know most how Brady’s hand feels be Giselle?? :)

  21. patriotsarespygaters says: Oct 28, 2013 12:13 AM

    #SPYGATE
    #CHEATERS
    KARMA IS A BITCH
    WELKER MADE BRADY

  22. filmex2000 says: Oct 28, 2013 2:16 AM

    Brady’s hand could morph into a crab claw and it wouldn’t make any difference when the refs are calling ridiculous penalties on the Dolphin secondary time and again.

    It’s as if the league has confused every Patriot opponent with the Al Davis Raiders.

  23. forsbergler says: Oct 28, 2013 2:04 PM

    Tom Brady

    Comp% 55% Ranked30th
    Yds 1824 yds Ranked15th
    Yds per Att 5.9 yds Ranked30st
    Pass Yds per Game 228 yds Ranked21th
    Passing Td’s 9 RankedT17th
    Int’s 6 RankedT14th
    Sacked 23 times Ranked 5th
    QB Rating 74.9 Ranked 27th
    3rd Down Conv. 32% Ranked 29th

    Peyton Manning

    Comp% 71% Ranked 2nd
    Yds 2919 Yds Ranked 1st
    Yds per Att 8.7 Yds Ranked 2nd
    Yds per Game 365 Yds Ranked 1st
    Passing Td’s 29 Ranked 1st
    Int’s 6 Ranked T14th
    Sacked 11 Times Ranked 30th
    QB Rating 119 Ranked 1st
    3rd Down Conv. 50% Ranked 1st

    Another stinker of a performance by Tom Brady this week. 115 Yds 1 TD 1 INT 1 FUM.
    Halfway through the season Brady is putting up numbers that Tim Tebow wouldn’t be happy with. How is this team 6-2?
    #BRADYISAGREATGAMEMANAGER
    #AVGSINCESPYGATE
    #WORST6AND2TEAMOFALLTIME

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