Tom Brady continues to make history, one game at a time

NFL: JAN 02 Buccaneers at Jets
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Sunday’s meltdown from Antonio Brown overshadowed yet another excellent performance by Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.

On Sunday, he passed for 410 yards and three touchdowns. He now has 13 career games of 400 or more passing yards, tying him with Dan Marino for third place on the all-time list. Peyton Manning has 14 games of 400 or more passing yards, and Drew Brees has 16.

Brady also has thrown 40 touchdown passes for the third time in his career. Only Aaron Rodgers has three seasons of 40 or more touchdown passes. Also, only Brady and Drew Brees have thrown 40 or more touchdown passes in consecutive seasons.

It’s an amazing accomplishment, given that Brady is 44 years old. He’s thrown for 40 touchdown in each of the past two seasons, even though he didn’t get past 30 until 2007.

Arguably, Brady has had two Hall of Fame careers, from 2001 through 2007, and then from 2011 through 2018. He could be earning a third bust with what he’s done the last two years in Tampa Bay, especially if he keeps doing it for another year or two.

63 responses to “Tom Brady continues to make history, one game at a time

  1. Complete phony on and off the field.

    Will never get the universal respect and admiration that Peyton Manning, Joe Montana and the other greats of the game get today…and for good reason.

  2. Best who ever lived. That throw he made yesterday. 15 second left. 44 years old. How many guys can make that throw in the NFL ? Rodgers ? Damn that dude is good.

  3. He leads the league in completions, yards, touchdowns and, importantly, QBR, thereby burnishing an already unimaginable record of accomplishments. At 44. He is the greatest player of all time and will be the greatest player for all time. We are fortunate to be witnesses.

  4. See what happens when you give TB receivers? That is why he chose the Bucs. Their young receiving crew was/is among the best in the league. Meanwhile, back in New England, they were bent over a barrel by agents who knew their troubles. They are still getting (combined) average performances out of the position. Tom chose wisely.

  5. touchback6 says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:22 am
    That’s what he wants it to be…All about himself.

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    I think you are confusing Tom with BB. The guy who refused to put Malcom Butler in the game despite his defense’s inability to make a single stop

  6. If you gave Fran Tarkenton 54 more AVG game stats over 18 years, he would rank Back in the top 5 in QB records maybe even taking back his #1 spot ….. The Qb’s of the 90’s and 2000’s have benefited from being given 3 more games a year so you have to Average out what each player would have accomplished given a Level playing field …………..

  7. touchback6 says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:22 am
    That’s what he wants it to be…All about himself.
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    You realize all of those records helped the Patriots reach 9 and win 6 super bowls, right? And you realize Brady has always credited his teammates and coaches for his and the team’s success, right? But since your hatred of Brady is all consuming, you probably don’t realize that. Bet if Mac threw 400 yards 3 times this season you wouldn’t call him selfish.

  8. Tom Brady says:
    January 3, 2022 at 11:10 am
    Salty Patriot fans slowly realizing Bill is nothing without me or Parcells

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    71 passer rating and 0 TD passes lifetime vs Belichick.

    Bill misses that guy huh? Lol

  9. Tom Brady says:
    January 3, 2022 at 11:10 am
    Salty Patriot fans slowly realizing Bill is nothing without me or Parcells
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    Imagine still saying this the day after the Patriots with a rookie QB and a bunch of new faces clinched a playoff spot. “Nothing” lolololololol

    Deep breath

    Lolololololololol

  10. touchback6 says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:22 am
    That’s what he wants it to be…All about himself.

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    So the guy that helped more than 250 different players appear in the Super Bowl (the ultimate goal of the sport) is all about himself. You sure have him pegged. lol. Maybe spend some time reading what his teammates say about him. You know, the people that actually spend time with him every day.

  11. nhpats2011 says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:57 am
    touchback6 says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:22 am
    That’s what he wants it to be…All about himself.

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    I think you are confusing Tom with BB. The guy who refused to put Malcom Butler in the game despite his defense’s inability to make a single stop
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    That was a bad decision and can’t be defended.

    Just like Brady destroying his cell phone for reasons that nobody knows except him and his buddy the Deflator. 🙂

  12. jaytee says:
    January 3, 2022 at 11:08 am

    touchback6 says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:22 am
    That’s what he wants it to be…All about himself.
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    You realize all of those records helped the Patriots reach 9 and win 6 super bowls, right? And you realize Brady has always credited his teammates and coaches for his and the team’s success, right?

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    You realize that earlier this year Brady, unprompted, stated that he deliberately says things in public that are not what he believes or not true. Once he put that out there everything thing he has ever said is suspect.

    To the world outside of TB’s house it sure seems like teams, coaches, and players are nothing more than nuisances to be tolerated on the way to personal glory.

  13. borg says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:42 am
    “Surround me with elite players to demonstrate my greatness!”

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    If you care about winning, don’t you want the best players on your team? I don’t understand your point.

  14. What most impressed me about that game was how freaking relaxed Brady looked as he led the team back from a deep hole to win in the final seconds. It can be chaos all around him and he is just focused, determined and ready. I don’t know how it’s possible to be intense and relaxed at the same time, but somehow he does it.

  15. Deanna Guin says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:58 am
    If you gave Fran Tarkenton 54 more AVG game stats over 18 years, he would rank Back in the top 5 in QB records maybe even taking back his #1 spot ….. The Qb’s of the 90’s and 2000’s have benefited from being given 3 more games a year so you have to Average out what each player would have accomplished given a Level playing field …………..

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    If Fran Tarkenton had not lost 3 Super Bowls people would remember him for something other than That’s Incredible.

  16. I hated watching my team play Peyton Manning. Cringed thinking of what he might do to my team every time he took a snap against them. Feel the same about Patrick Mahomes.

    Brady? Lol never felt that way once in week 4. 71 passer rating and 0 TD passes. Just l-o-freaking-l. So shook.

    Gimme a rematch against the suspended cheater anyday! 😄

  17. Belichick pushed brady out the door to make it all about himself.
    Belichick put himself above the team by not playing Butler in the sb to make it all about himself. Whatever Butler had did you put aside in the 2nd half of that game cause your defense was getting torched and it couldn’t get any worse with Butler in the game wo you try it out.
    Brady gave his sb mvp gift(s) to Butler while belichick punished Butler and the whole team cause he’s stubborn. Yeah, Brady is the selfish player

  18. letsgonow says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:56 am
    See what happens when you give TB receivers? That is why he chose the Bucs. Their young receiving crew was/is among the best in the league. Meanwhile, back in New England, they were bent over a barrel by agents who knew their troubles. They are still getting (combined) average performances out of the position. Tom chose wisely.

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    When Brady picked the Bucs I think he envisioned Evans, Godwin, AB, Gronk which is what he had last year. All vets. Their young receivers barely got the job done against the Jets. That’s not likely what he was hoping for.

  19. Pretty much everything he does on a football field sets a new NFL record each time. We will be telling our grandkids about watching him play. That some of you will apparently say “Eh he wasn’t that great” will make your grandkids wonder if it’s time to put you in the home.

  20. Often overlooked is Brady’s unparalleled commitment to being available, the one-pizza-a-year, 24/7 fixation on fitness, so that he’s there for is team. Aside from the four-game Deflategate suspension in 2016, Brady has not missed a game since 2007. Not one. Prior to the season-ending knee injury in 2007, he had not missed a game since taking over for Drew Bledsoe in 2001. His focus and self-discipline to be on the field all the time is unfathomable and still another measure of his greatness.

  21. Greatest ever,but the one thing that he’s had to overcome is playing for a.coach that has cheated for 20+ years.

  22. borg says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:42 am
    “Surround me with elite players to demonstrate my greatness!”

    Cyril Grayson, the guy who caught the go-ahead pass yesterday, did not play college football. He was a track star in college. And he was activated to the Bucs roster this past week. But yea, say whatever you want about elite players.

    And don’t forget that the Bucs “elite” players had managed 10-straight losing seasons before Brady joined the Bucs.

  23. Deanna Guin says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:58 am
    If you gave Fran Tarkenton 54 more AVG game stats over 18 years, he would rank Back in the top 5 in QB records maybe even taking back his #1 spot ….. The Qb’s of the 90’s and 2000’s have benefited from being given 3 more games a year so you have to Average out what each player would have accomplished given a Level playing field …………..

    And how many SB rings would Fran Tarkenton have?

  24. And don’t forget that the Bucs “elite” players had managed 10-straight losing seasons before Brady joined the Bucs.
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    If Winston can throw for 5000 yards with that group then they’re elite. Not to mention Gronk and AB joining the team after that.

  25. “Best who ever lived. That throw he made yesterday. 15 second left. 44 years old. How many guys can make that throw in the NFL ? Rodgers ? Damn that dude is good.”

    Yes, he is the best, but cool your jets, that was as bad a defensive play you will see. It almost looked fixed dare I say.

  26. Whatever cosmic confluence allowed this to happen, grudgingly, Mike is right–respect is due the man. I’m old. Seen a lot of bad QB’s (every in-season Sunday). Looks hard. He makes it look easy. Don’t like him a bit, but I respect his play. We’ll not see one again. I don’t know if these guys will ever be able to function in society, but, given their pay, they never really have to.

  27. Arguably Brady has had two HOG careers.???? That’s not the argument, he already has three hall of fame careers. 2000-2007, 2009-2016, 2017-2022. 3 SB, 2 SB, 2Sb

  28. Brady had many years with bargain-basement offensive guys around him that he turned into household names—the “surround me with elite players” and I can thrive narrative is a joke. He’s thrived every year he’s ever played.

    As for the “sounds like he’s been lucky” guy, well, we all just feel bad at this point.

  29. You realize that earlier this year Brady, unprompted, stated that he deliberately says things in public that are not what he believes or not true. Once he put that out there everything thing he has ever said is suspect.
    ——
    Now THIS is on my list of reasons why Im not a fan anymore. Not the fact he doesn’t play for my team now.

    How can anyone be a fan of this 🤡?

  30. The Deflator was Bill’s employee, just like the video guys. I’m so glad I’m with an honest organization now. Enjoy Andy Dalton 2.0

  31. mhouser1922 says:
    January 3, 2022 at 11:35 am
    Often overlooked is Brady’s unparalleled commitment to being available, the one-pizza-a-year, 24/7 fixation on fitness, so that he’s there for is team. Aside from the four-game Deflategate suspension in 2016, Brady has not missed a game since 2007. Not one. Prior to the season-ending knee injury in 2007, he had not missed a game since taking over for Drew Bledsoe in 2001. His focus and self-discipline to be on the field all the time is unfathomable and still another measure of his greatness.

    And BB wanted Jimmy G over Brady. How would that have worked out??? I have a good laugh at some of these post hating on Brady!!

  32. GoodellMustGo says:
    January 3, 2022 at 11:42 am

    If Winston can throw for 5000 yards with that group then they’re elite. Not to mention Gronk and AB joining the team after that.
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    No one has argued Evans/Godwin aren’t elite. That’s one reason why Brady went there. But Dardon, Grayson, Johnson, Miller, Brate, and Howard are not elite, at least not yet. Just like Edelman, Branch, Givens and Amendola were not elite. And that’s fine. It’s a team sport, and every super bowl team includes both elite players and just okay players.

  33. GoodellMustGo says:
    January 3, 2022 at 11:42 am
    And don’t forget that the Bucs “elite” players had managed 10-straight losing seasons before Brady joined the Bucs.
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    If Winston can throw for 5000 yards with that group then they’re elite. Not to mention Gronk and AB joining the team after that.

    11 8 Rate This

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    Bingo.

    Not to mention, Brady’s last 2 Conf title games featured 3 god awful INTs each and his Ds and run game won each SB for him.

    And, yesterday, vs the lowly Jets because Saleh is a moron at the end not kicking a simple FG with TB in a shambles.

  34. As a lifelong Pats fan, I can not stand the Brady Vs Belichick mentality of some so called Pats fans, EVERY team that every won multiple Superbowls or had years of consistent winning had BOTH a great QB and great coach. Absolutely love the GOAT mounted yet another 4th quarter comeback to his legacy wall and it came against the Jets, who no matter how bad, it’s still a joy to watch lose. If you can’t enjoy watching the GOAT keep slinging the rock at age 44, you are not a real football fan.

  35. They were playing the Jets, right?

    The 4-11 (at the time) Jets?

    Down to the jets. Lol.

    He’s not great.

  36. As a lifelong Pats fan, I can not stand the Brady Vs Belichick mentality of some so called Pats fans, EVERY team that ever won multiple Superbowls or had years of consistent winning had BOTH a great QB and great coach. Absolutely love the GOAT mounted yet another 4th quarter comeback to his legacy wall and it came against the Jets, who no matter how bad, it’s still a joy to watch lose. If you can’t enjoy watching the GOAT keep slinging the rock at age 44, you are not a real football fan.

  37. I don’t know why people seem to make it either/or with TB and BB. They are both the greatest in their roles. One complements the other. The either/or argument is childish and overly simplistic.

  38. Glad the Pats made the playoffs but they will be one and done, especially if it’s the Bills as the wild card matchup. Pats best chance of advancing is playing the Bengals cause of their inexperience.

    Brady will once again have a better season than Belichick.

    Belichick is a .500 coach without Brady but the goat coach with him.
    Brady is the goat.

  39. tokyosandblaster says:
    January 3, 2022 at 12:28 pm
    They were playing the Jets, right?

    The 4-11 (at the time) Jets?

    Down to the jets. Lol.

    He’s not great.

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    I forgot no othe HOF qb has *ever* needed a game winning drive to beat a team with a losing record.

  40. I seem to recall Goodellmustgo heaping praise on Mac Jones after he led a game winning drive to beat the lowly Texans earlier this season.

  41. I actually don’t use 2008, his injured season, as the dividing point of his career. I would actually use the draft of Rob Gronkowski in 2010 as the separator. There was the Brady before Gronk and there is the Brady with Gronk. And he’s still not done. Amazing.

    If Brady were to play another year, he would have 21 active starting years, as he didn’t start his rookie season plus the 2008 injured season. So conceivably he can have THREE hall of fame careers each in 7 year timespan. If Kurt Warner could be in the Hall of Fame for really only 5 or 6 good seasons, Brady’s record speaks for itself.

    2001-2007 = 3 rings in 4 appearances. His “game manager” years and then the record breaking 2007 went to the statosphere.

    2008-2014 = 1 ring in 2 appearances. His physical and statistical prime.

    2015-202? = 3 rings in 4 appearances so far. His autumnal years could be his peak!

  42. I’m a 49ers fan and there is no question Brady is far ahead of anyone who ever played the position, including Montana. Montana would tell you himself- he already has before.

  43. I actually like Tom Brady, but I feel he gets way too much credit in team success. The simple fact that Manning, Brees and Rodgers only has 4 SB wins between them just shows you that you need more great QB play to win the big one in this league. Heck, Joe Flacco could literally have at least 3 SB trophies, if not for Brady and the Patriots. In no way was Joe elite. You can call Brady the GOAT because he has been on the biggest stages the most, but best ever, not.

  44. Brady is THE GOAT. Enough of this “but… but… but…” Once he retires, all of you haters can enjoy mediocrity. There will be nobody of your choice who can surpass Brady’s achievements in your lifetime.

  45. Go Tom! He is right up there with Otto Graham and Arnie Herber, one of the best at his position.

  46. 2 minutes left, zero timeouts, starting on your 7 yard line, down to the 4th string running back,(who your signed last week) just lost your best WR, next best has bad hammy. WHO else would you want to be the QB?

  47. GoodellMustGo says:
    January 3, 2022 at 10:28 am
    Complete phony on and off the field.

    Will never get the universal respect and admiration that Peyton Manning, Joe Montana and the other greats of the game get today…and for good reason.
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    Ignorance.

    Apart from the (7) rings and many awards, should we talk about the BB draft “indulgences” that TB12 had to overcome year after year after year, the decades long TB12 effort to train and coach up “new” WRs-RBs before & after practice & in the off-season, the BB bend don’t break defenses that underachieved with consistency, and all of TB12’s teammates and all of the NFL hall of famers that agree that TB12 is the GOAT, or should we just listen to you and be convinced by your “wisdom”?

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