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Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).wikipedia
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Tom Brady and Bill Belichick era

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In Brady's 18 seasons as a starter, he has played in a record nine Super Bowls with the Patriots, and is one of only two quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl in their first season as a starter (the other being Kurt Warner, whom, coincidentally, Brady defeated in his first Super Bowl).
The Tom Brady and Bill Belichick era, as commonly referred to by sports fans, is the sports dynasty formed by quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick, who have led the New England Patriots in the National Football League (NFL) since 2000.

New England Patriots

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Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
Since the arrival of head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady in 2000, the Patriots have become one of the most successful teams in NFL history, claiming 16 AFC East titles as part of 18 consecutive winning seasons since 2001.

Super Bowl LI

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Brady has won four Super Bowl MVP awards (Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, and LI), the most ever by a player, as well as three NFL MVP awards (2007, 2010, 2017); he is the oldest player to have won either award.
New England, after finishing the regular season with a league-best 14–2 record, advanced to their record-setting ninth Super Bowl appearance, their second in three years, and their seventh under the leadership of head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady.

Deflategate

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For his alleged involvement in the Deflategate football-tampering scandal, Brady was suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season.
Deflategate was a National Football League (NFL) controversy involving the allegation that Tom Brady ordered the deliberate deflation of footballs used in the New England Patriots victory against the Indianapolis Colts in the American Football Conference (AFC) Championship Game of the 2014–15 NFL playoffs.

List of National Football League career passer rating leaders

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Brady is second all-time in career regular season passing yards, second in career touchdown passes, first in postseason career passing yards, first in postseason career passing touchdowns, fourth in career passer rating, and 14th in postseason career passer rating.

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Brady has won four Super Bowl MVP awards (Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, and LI), the most ever by a player, as well as three NFL MVP awards (2007, 2010, 2017); he is the oldest player to have won either award.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was named Super Bowl MVP for the second time in his career.

Super Bowl XXXVI

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Brady has won four Super Bowl MVP awards (Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, and LI), the most ever by a player, as well as three NFL MVP awards (2007, 2010, 2017); he is the oldest player to have won either award.
The Patriots clinched their third Super Bowl berth after posting an 11–5 regular season record, led by second-year quarterback Tom Brady and a defense that ended the regular season ranked sixth in scoring.

Kurt Warner

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In Brady's 18 seasons as a starter, he has played in a record nine Super Bowls with the Patriots, and is one of only two quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl in their first season as a starter (the other being Kurt Warner, whom, coincidentally, Brady defeated in his first Super Bowl).
Warner is one of only two quarterbacks to win the Super Bowl in their first season as a starter, the other being Tom Brady.

Super Bowl XLIX

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Brady has won four Super Bowl MVP awards (Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, and LI), the most ever by a player, as well as three NFL MVP awards (2007, 2010, 2017); he is the oldest player to have won either award.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was named the game's Most Valuable Player (MVP) after a then Super Bowl-record 37 completions on 50 attempts for 328 yards, four touchdowns, and two interceptions (a record Brady himself would break 2 years later in Super Bowl LI).

Drew Bledsoe

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After playing college football for the University of Michigan, Brady was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft, and went on to become the team's starting quarterback in his second season after a week 2 injury to Drew Bledsoe. In his second season, Brady took over as the starting quarterback after Drew Bledsoe was injured.
Following a period of declining success and two consecutive seasons when the Patriots missed the playoffs, Bledsoe suffered a near-fatal injury early in the 2001 season and was replaced as starter by backup Tom Brady, a 6th round, 199th overall pick in the 2000 draft.

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He is one of only two players (the other being Brett Favre) in NFL history to amass 70,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards.
At the time of his retirement, he was the NFL's all-time leader in passing yards, passing touchdowns and quarterback wins; all three records have since been broken by Peyton Manning and Tom Brady respectively.

Super Bowl

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Brady has played in nine Super Bowls, winning six of them, the most of any player in NFL history.
The Patriots own the record for most Super Bowl appearances overall (eleven), the most Super Bowls reached (nine) and won (six) by a head coach–quarterback tandem (Bill Belichick and Tom Brady).

Super Bowl XLVI

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When Brady revisited two weeks after Super Bowl XLVI, in 2012, school administrators announced that they had named the football stadium Brady Family Stadium. In the 2011 season, Brady led the Patriots to their first AFC Championship since 2007 and appeared in the Super Bowl for a fifth time; but the Patriots would lose again to the Giants.
Both head coaches (Tom Coughlin and Bill Belichick) and both starting quarterbacks (Eli Manning and Tom Brady) returned from Super Bowl XLII.

Quarterback

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Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
The starting quarterback of the victorious Super Bowl team is often chosen for the "I'm going to Disney World!" campaign (which includes a trip to Walt Disney World for them and their families), whether they are the Super Bowl MVP or not; examples include Joe Montana (XXIII), Trent Dilfer (XXXV), Peyton Manning (50), Tom Brady and Julian Edelman (LIII).

1997 Michigan Wolverines football team

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He was a backup quarterback for his first two years, while teammate and future NFL quarterback Brian Griese led the 1997 Wolverines to an undefeated season, which was capped by a victory in the Rose Bowl and a share of the national championship.
Dreisbach and Griese also faced competition from sophomore and future Super Bowl MVP, Tom Brady.

List of National Football League career quarterback wins leaders

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The only quarterback to reach 200 regular-season wins, Brady is the winningest quarterback in NFL history. Brady and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick have combined to form the most successful quarterback-head coach tandem in NFL history, winning more regular season games and postseason games than any other such duo as well as appearing in nine Super Bowls.
Active quarterback Tom Brady holds the record for the most regular seasons with 217.

Pat Burrell

He played against Bellarmine College Preparatory rival Pat Burrell in both football and baseball.
In the football program, playing quarterback, Burrell competed against Tom Brady, who played for rival Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, California.

2001 New England Patriots season

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In his second season, Brady took over as the starting quarterback after Drew Bledsoe was injured.
In the second game of the regular season, nine-year starting quarterback Drew Bledsoe, who had received a 10-year contract extension in March, was injured on a hit by New York Jets linebacker Mo Lewis, causing backup Tom Brady, a sixth-round draft pick in 2000, to enter the game.

Greg Harden

He worked closely with assistant athletic director Greg Harden, who met with Brady every week to build his confidence and to maximize his performance on the field.
Greg Harden is a life coach, motivational speaker and executive consultant who is best known for his work with 6-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady.

2008 New England Patriots season

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Brady missed virtually the entire following season due to a knee injury in the season opener.
In the season opener, quarterback Tom Brady, the NFL's MVP in 2007, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament against the Chiefs and missed the remainder of the season.

List of National Football League quarterback playoff records

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Brady and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick have combined to form the most successful quarterback-head coach tandem in NFL history, winning more regular season games and postseason games than any other such duo as well as appearing in nine Super Bowls.
Tom Brady holds the NFL record for most playoff wins by a quarterback with 30, and the record for most playoff games started (40).

2009 New England Patriots season

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But he would come back strong in the 2009 season to be named the league's Comeback Player of the Year.
Quarterback Matt Cassel, who led the team to 11 wins in 2008 after starter Tom Brady was injured, was traded to the Chiefs along with veteran linebacker Mike Vrabel in March.

2011 New England Patriots season

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In the 2011 season, Brady led the Patriots to their first AFC Championship since 2007 and appeared in the Super Bowl for a fifth time; but the Patriots would lose again to the Giants.
It was the seventh Super Bowl trip in franchise history, and the fifth for head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady.

2010 New England Patriots season

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In 2010, Brady set the NFL record for consecutive passes without an interception (358) and broke his own record for the highest season touchdown-to-interception ratio (among players who have started a full season) at 9:1, currently the third best TD:INT ratio for a single season by a quarterback.
Quarterback Tom Brady finished the regular season with an NFL-record 335 consecutive pass attempts without an interception, and broke his own 2007 TD to INT ratio record with 9:1 and was named NFL MVP.

2007 New England Patriots season

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Although Brady and the Patriots continued to win often, they did not return to the Super Bowl until the 2007 season.
Despite the media scrutiny, the Patriots continued to gain momentum, winning mid-season games by scores such as 49–28, 52–7, and 56–10, as quarterback Tom Brady emphasized the team's desire to blow out and “kill teams." The Patriots set the record for most points in a season with 589, shattering the previous record by 33 points. The Patriots won 12 games in which they surpassed the 30-point mark, four games in which they surpassed the 40-point mark and two in which they surpassed the 50-point mark.