Tom Brady has elbow and toe injuries

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It’s possible Tom Brady is getting too old for this stuff.

Brady, who has been dealing with a right elbow injury, now has a toe injury. He was limited in practice on Thursday, three days before a showdown with the Chiefs.

He absorbed 12 hits on Sunday night against the Texans, and as Brady ages the question isn’t when his arm will go but when his legs will. When he can’t step and slide and glide away from pressure, he’ll take more hits and, eventually, he’ll suffer more injuries.

And he keeps getting older and older. And the guys chasing him around stay the same. And at some point he will indeed conclude that the time has come to walk off into the sunset, with six or seven or however many Super Bowl trophies he eventually wins.

92 responses to “Tom Brady has elbow and toe injuries

  1. Brady will not retire until he has every passing record. Between him and Brees its gonna come down to who retires 1st
    I just hope for his sake it isn’t an injury that ends his career. A player like him should go out on top after winning SB and MVP
    They will not win the SB this season and I don’t think he will win another one. Father time is catching up and he has very limited help on the offensive side of the ball.

  2. Im convinced this is brady’s last year. BB will win a championship w/o him in the next few years and follow him into retirement. – Steelers Fan

  3. Im convinced this is brady’s last year. BB will win a championship w/o him in the next few years and follow him into retirement. – Steelers Fan
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    With Stidham at QB?

  4. In games I’ve watched him in this year his ability to move in the pocket just looked like he struggled to avoid the rush. And all that yelling at his receivers to get faster I think he needs to look in the mirror…

  5. He has such great pocket presence and awareness that he can overcome not having a great O-line. Problem is he has a mediocre line. 10 years ago he could have done it fine. If the line was just slightly better he’d be OK now. But the combo of age and a slightly below par line is showing weakness he hasn’t ever had. I can’t see another year for him in Boston. He’ll stumble around as a regrettable rental for someone next year. Like Broadway Joe and Emmitt.
    Best QB of this era, no question. GOTE (not goat). Greatest of this Era.

  6. The local press has been making a million excuses for Tom’s poor play; one reporter even said he missed Dorsett in the endzone because he didn’t expect him to be “that open.” Of course the young receivers have been an easy target for the press. These injuries will add to the excuses.

  7. Like Peyton, the mind knows what needs to happen but the body can’t deliver.
    BB will find a 4 time MVP somewhere at the bottom of the 6th round and continue on.

  8. He doesn’t want a playoff loss to Baltimore tainting his legacy

    One loss isn’t even a minor dent on that legacy. Baltimore hasn’t done anything yet except make you guys talk a lot.

  9. I thought he moved around in the pocket like he always does. He can’t sit there and hold the ball and get crushed while his receivers don’t get open. He has always been a quick timing passer. If they get open he will be ok.

  10. He will retire with 6* rings**. He has absolutely ZERO chance of winning another one. In any other sports he would be stripped of some of them due to CHEATING but we know Kraft and Goodell are best buds and golf all the time together so that won’t happen.

  11. I wish my team was as bad as the Patriots, I wish my quarterback was as old and weak as Tom Brady. The pats have fallen all the way down to second place out of 32 teams. OMG I think Kraft should sell the team now, fire Belichick and go back to making sandwich cheese.

  12. biffbiffington says:
    December 5, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    Best QB of this era, no question. GOTE (not goat). Greatest of this Era.

    As a Viking fan, I disagree vehemently. I may cheer for a different team, but I do recognize greatness. Tom Brady is, hands down, the GOAT. There isn’t anyone even close.

  13. Think about how bad (physically) Manning looked at the end. He still managed to win a SB. Brady isn’t even close to being that feeble. He’ll be fine!!

  14. The vultures are waiting for the end of the GOAT. Maybe it will be soon. Maybe it will be later. They have certainly been waiting for a long time. They started waiting after the knee injury in ‘08. Then there was the Super Bowl drought . Then there was Kansas City in ‘14, Followed by, “we are on to Cincinnati”. Then came Super Bowls 49, 51, 53. These vultures of been waiting a long time. Their teams have been eliminated by Brady in the course of his 31 playoff wins. Currently with very limited offense of talent around him New England is 10–2. I guess that’s close enough for the vultures, who are oh so hungry. He has played with injuries before. In spite of the vultures cries he’s one of the toughest guys in the NFL. Eventually he will be done. Eventually we all are done. Either way, it has been glorious do you watch him raHe has played with injuries before. In spite of the vultures cries he is one of the toughest guys in the NFL. Eventually he will be done. Eventually we all are done. Either way, it has been glorious to watch him Reign! Nobody – including Manning, Brees, Mahomes, Jackson, and all of the other up-and-coming flavors of the month will come close to matching him. IlThey will try, But for them, the vultures will be coming much more quickly…

  15. theitalianarmy says:

    He’s old. He just doesn’t have grey hair because he dyes it.

    _________________

    Even hair plugs will turn gray, eventually.
    Only his hairdresser knows for sure.

  16. I am not a Bradyphile. I get the impression that the most satisfying thing in Brady’s career closure is a few years playing without Belicek.

    Not because he hates him or something, but because as a player he wants to test himself against that situation. QB without the best coach in the history of the game for a bit.

  17. His record since turning 40 is 39-11. That’s a winning percentage of .780. He’s already playing with house money.

    His playoff record since turning 40 is 5-1 including a super bowl win. Think of all the QBs in the league today who won’t win 5 playoff games in their career. Most of them I would guess.

  18. Manning and Elway walked away after they won their last super bowl win. He should have done the same after last year’s title.

  19. mrbigass says:
    December 5, 2019 at 6:39 pm
    In games I’ve watched him in this year his ability to move in the pocket just looked like he struggled to avoid the rush. And all that yelling at his receivers to get faster I think he needs to look in the mirror…

    Not sure what you’re watching
    He did it multiple times in the game bs the Texans
    Moved to is right then stepped up and threw a TD

    Vs the Cowboys sucked a sack went to his left and hit JE on 3rd and 19 for 20 yards

    No one has said anything about his ability to move in the pocket OR his arm strength

  20. The line’s been heavily patched all year and now down to their 3rd-string center. Brady was never fast when he was younger but had too few healthy vets to help him out anyway. And half the team’s had flu the last couple of weeks. But they will gel, will get healthy. So write them off at your peril, just like y’all did in 2018 after 2 straight losses – remember y’all said Chargers would upset them? made Chiefs, then Rams, favorite? It was a very sweet 6th title.

  21. Who else gets a kick out of watching him fold like a lawn chair when the rush is getting close or how he throws the ball into the feet of someone when the rush is on and also hoping to get a roughing the passer flag thrown if someone comes near his shoulders even with a hand
    He folds down to the ground like a wilted flower.. I give him credit for that.. he avoids getting hit at any cost. You get in his face and around his legs and without gronk or someone to be there to bail him out that is the key to beating them.

  22. Not taking anything away from him and what he has accomplished
    But TB has played and recorded all these records and wins in a different era that some of the older guys had to play in
    How do you compare him to a QB that was getting blown up in the pocket all the time, WR were getting mugged all the way down the field back then, the pick play was illegal back then, TB has made a living with the dink and dunk pick play. Again, not taking anything away from him but different times man..different rules..

  23. For the 11th year in a row, I’m going to predict he’s done. Even if I’m correct 9% of the time, that still means I’m brilliant.

    _ The sports press

  24. Brady = lebron both choked in the finals several times and played in the weakest era with new rules

    Montana = Jordan both are undefeated and destroyed everyone in the finals and played in the toughest most physical era

  25. This weekend will be interesting. The Chiefs are as healthy as anyone at this stage of the season, and have the tools for the upset. It’s going to be a mental thing for them. They have already beaten the Ravens, so will the Pats be next? Stay tuned.

  26. Look, he can do this stuff in his sleep. He needs maybe one practice per week, at most, to be ready to play.

  27. finzfan49 says:

    Who else gets a kick out of watching him fold like a lawn chair when the rush is getting close

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    When Peyton would hit the ground to keep from getting creamed, the Pats fans used to call him a coward and say that Brady stands tall in the pocket, taking the defenders’ shots.

    Now that Brady is flopping on the ground, the Pats fans spin it and excuse it away.

    Double standard… Not surprising, just typical.

  28. SB Titles:
    Brady, 6.
    The Manning brothers, 4.
    Brees, Rodgers, Mahomes, Lamar, Watson, Dak, combined: 2.

    Quiet in the peanut gallery, please.

  29. johnnycantread says:
    December 6, 2019 at 5:54 am
    finzfan49 says:

    Who else gets a kick out of watching him fold like a lawn chair when the rush is getting close

    _______________

    When Peyton would hit the ground to keep from getting creamed, the Pats fans used to call him a coward and say that Brady stands tall in the pocket, taking the defenders’ shots.

    Now that Brady is flopping on the ground, the Pats fans spin it and excuse it away.

    Double standard… Not surprising, just typical

    Yeah , no they didn’t

    Troy Brown did the same thing at WR
    Went down to avoid the hit. It’s smart

  30. And this is why reporters need to be fact checked.
    He missed Dorsett in the endzone because Dorsett flat out “stopped and started” halfway through his route for a reason known only to Dorsett. Watching the replay the ball went EXACTLY where it should have.

    Of his 23 incompletions vs Houston 5 were inaccurate throws. 5.

    But the comments up above, SMDH.
    Murica, strange place.

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    mooncussers says:
    December 5, 2019 at 7:13 pm
    The local press has been making a million excuses for Tom’s poor play; one reporter even said he missed Dorsett in the endzone because he didn’t expect him to be “that open.” Of course the young receivers have been an easy target for the press. These injuries will add to the excuses.

  31. johnnycantread says:
    December 6, 2019 at 5:54 am
    finzfan49 says:

    Who else gets a kick out of watching him fold like a lawn chair when the rush is getting close

    _______________

    When Peyton would hit the ground to keep from getting creamed, the Pats fans used to call him a coward and say that Brady stands tall in the pocket, taking the defenders’ shots.

    Now that Brady is flopping on the ground, the Pats fans spin it and excuse it away.

    Double standard… Not surprising, just typical.

    ————————–

    I don’t recall this ever being a thing at all. Nope.

    Gomer liked his stats, though. Oh yes he did. lmao

    Oh, he also liked his cap hit and HGH cheating, too.

  32. When Peyton would hit the ground to keep from getting creamed, the Pats fans used to call him a coward and say that Brady stands tall in the pocket, taking the defenders’ shots.

    Now that Brady is flopping on the ground, the Pats fans spin it and excuse it away.

    Double standard… Not surprising, just typical.
    ________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Just stop. There are multiple defensive players on record saying Brady is the toughest QB they ever played against. No one has ever said that about Manning and no one ever will.

  33. Taking an opinion poll here, theoretically how would a qb pad his stats? I hear a lot of people saying Pay-Tons did it, as well as brady. But how exactly would a qb go about it?

  34. I laugh at the haters who are so envious of Brady and the Patriots dynasty. The intimidation and psychological effects are real. What do you think Patriots players think when they hear all the excuses and buffoons trying to explain and excuse away their incredible dominance for 20 years. It makes other teams look weak and soft by comparison. Same with Brady. Brady has been iron man only missed one season in 20 years due to an ACL tear. otherwise he plays hurt all the time and still plays. The record speaks for itself. All you whiners sound like complete idiot who know nothing of the game of football or its history. You think you are going to stop a Dynasty with excuses hate and whining ? Good luck with that. It makes the Dynasty work harder practice harder and play hard for 60 minutes. You can make all the excuses you want I guarantee in that locker room they could care less about your excuses and whining. They are giving 100 % and are hell bent on winning a seventh title. NO matter all the irrelevant talk of idiots you still have to beat the dynasty on the field. No amount of excuses on social media will do any good. There are a lot of teams capable of winning Super Bowl New England the defending champions Ravens Chiefs 49ers Saints Packers Texans Seahawks Vikings etc. The team that plays the best under the pressure of big games will win the title. The Dynasty still lives no matter what happens because the Patriots have a good a shot as anyone with Belichick Brady and that defense. Plus experience matters. No team can win every year but the Patriots are there every year competing. That is a Dynasty.

    See you in January whiners……..Patriots we will be ready to compete for 60 minutes every game. Better bring your AAA game. Let the playoffs begin.

  35. thebirdofprey says:
    December 5, 2019 at 10:10 pm
    Tom Brady should call it a career. This is getting ugly. Manning walked off a champion

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    LOL… 28 other teams would take this kind of ugly.

    Based on everything we know about Brady, he doesn’t play for his legacy. He plays because he loves it. He likely does not care about some mythical walking off a champion like the fans want. He’s much more like Rice, Jordan and Gretzky. He will play because he can.

    BTW… Peyton wouldn’t have retired either if he could still throw it. He loved the game too.

  36. steelerfanjo says:
    December 6, 2019 at 9:09 am
    The NFL will suspend all activities and games until the over-rated cheater his back to health so the league can give him another tainted title.

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    tinfoil hat much?

  37. whenwilliteverend says:
    December 5, 2019 at 8:45 pm
    No matter how many SBs Tom has, Father Time is undefeated.

    —————–

    Only time will tell, every cloud has a silver lining, Rome wasn’t built in a day, don’t cry over spilled milk.

  38. steelerfanjo says:
    December 6, 2019 at 9:09 am
    The NFL will suspend all activities and games until the over-rated cheater his back to health so the league can give him another tainted title.
    ——
    😭😭😭😭😭😭

  39. How many of the excuse makers understand that Belichick and Brady during Dynasty era are 36-4 in December at home. 3 of 4 games to end season are at home and the road game is at Cincinnati. Many good teams capable of winning Super Bowl this year and the team that plays best under pressure will win title. But it is definately a big mistake to count out the defending champions and a dynasty. Do so at your own peril.

  40. buttfumbles says:
    December 5, 2019 at 6:29 pm
    Im convinced this is brady’s last year. BB will win a championship w/o him in the next few years and follow him into retirement. – Steelers Fan
    ———-

    With Stidham at QB?

    ——–

    With Andrew Luck. BB will coax him out of retirement. In fact BB “convinced” Luck to retire to keep him healthy until Brady retires.

  41. I’m not sure if he’s hurt or not because TB and BB have manipulated the IR for over a decade. But he does look slower, his passes look shorter and his offence for the last 4 weeks has looked anemic.

  42. The best record in the NFC East is 6-7

    But the AFC East is the worst division in the history of pro sports and the Patriots would suck in another division or something. 🤪

  43. Geez man. Browns fan here. But I can’t believe all the hate towards Brady. Just respect him and watch it play out. Dude is the GOAT. Plays game right way, never rude, Of course he’s getting old. It’s like you people are waiting to pounce on him now for the slightest decline. TB has my respect and admiration.

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