They came as close as ever just a year ago, when it took a miracle game-winning drive in the final minute and one of the best games of Tom Brady's career (378 yards, five touchdowns) to seal their latest victory over Houston.
This offseason, for the first time, Brady skipped out on reporting to Gillette Stadium in April. You look at football, 10-year career, that's an unbelievable career.
In light of all that shaking out, Brady has voiced that he is learning to how to better manage those situations better moving forward to avoid any possible distractions ahead by keeping it away from being a distraction for him in any manner.
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Brady has spent his entire 18-season professional American football career with the Patriots.
It will be hard for the Texans to challenge Gronkowski this Sunday, but if they want a chance to win this game and to start off the season with a win, keeping Gronkowski will be a task they must face head-on - but that is easier said than done. "I would love to play 41, 42, 43, 44, 45", said Brady, counting the years out on his hand. I just don't give a (expletive) anymore that much about anything.
"I think in general kids want to know you care about them and they need your time and energy", he says. "I mean, one of the top coaches in the game and has been for a long time", Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said.
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"If I'm going to do something at this point, it's going to be because I enjoy it", Brady said in a voice-over in the epilogue to a series that is part documentary, part diary. So I'm not sure what life would be like without it. "This guy had beaten Alabama in the national championship game in front of 100,000 people on national television and nearly did it the year before if I'm correct. To be able to not only handle the players where they traditionally line up but when he creates schemes that moves them or puts them in places to attack our offense, that makes it even a little bit more challenging". Like, nothing is that big a deal for me anymore.
Brady was drafted by the Patriots with the 199th pick in the sixth round of the 2000 draft and the 41-year-old has gone on to win five Super Bowls, four Super Bowl MVPs and three NFL MVPS, while 13 claiming 13 Pro-Bowl selections. Watt did not miss a start over his first five seasons in the league.
"I think it will be important to us to get this win early on", Mathieu said. It'll be a challenge for me. "I think I'm seeing there's definitely an end coming". I'm excited for where we're at, where we're going, what we got to do. And once you stop you're done. I trust my preparation that I've put in, trust the rehab and the things I did over the summer to get back to this point and just go out there and cut it loose. "I want to feel good, I want to be the best quarterback I can be and that's a lot of big commitment, daily effort". "He is just not a guy that rests on any kind of laurels, he's a guy that really works hard to get better every day".
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