cmon guys...its the system. just like it is with the Packers. Aaron Rodgers...not elite.
Rodgers and Brady are very different QBs in entirely different situations.
Rodgers makes plays on a consistent basis that prove he is elite. Brady manages to not screw up a talented team by playing well within a system. There is a vast canyon between them in terms of talent and ability, and Rodgers is far superior to Brady by enough that comparisons aren't even realistic unless you drink Brady worship kool-aid.
You said any decent QB could do what Brady does. I bring up Bledsoe, and your response is essentially "except for him."
Bledsoe did just fine for the Patriots. It's you who is saying otherwise, not me.
Bledsoe, on the other hand, had few good weapons and struggled. Are you saying that Bledsoe is incapable of playing conservatively?
I think you are grossly over stating any struggles Bledsoe may have had. In fact, I don't recall him struggling at all. He was considered for a time to be one of the best QBs in the league.
I know very little about Brady's personal life. I'm surprised you think you do.
I know how he acts on the field and in public much of the time (like an arrogant a**). I know he got one foolish woman pregnant and turned right around and got with another foolish woman.
There are a handful of athletes I root against because of decisions they've made off the field. But Brady isn't one of them.
I guess you find his behaviors acceptable. I do not. I must admit I am curious to see who you root against for off field behavior and why.
That's my point with this - nobody really knows how much of an effect it had.
Nobody ever knows how much of an effect most kinds of cheating have. Exactly how much of an edge did Lance Armstrong get by his various forms of doping? Some, to be sure, but no one can actually quantify how much. Yet his titles are stripped, and the Patriots title is not, and that's BS.
Maybe the Rams score, Brady is forced to throw more, and has a BIGGER game, helping his legacy.
And maybe a giant dragon would have swooped down and ate Kurt Warner and the Patriots would win because his backup wasn't as good. Brady didn't do much in that game because he wasn't (and isn't) as talented as people want to believe, and he wouldn't have done any more in other circumstances. Vinateri should have been MVP for making the game winner before Brady should have gotten it.
Brady is overrated.
I've shown you many ways in which the perception of Brady is far above what he actually is able to do. This is not in question at all. He's not only over rated, but the single most over rated player in NFL history. No one else can possibly be close.
Any decent QB could do what he did.
I believe this is true, but it's less solid than the fact that Brady is over rated.
However, I will say it is unquestionably true that people put Brady ahead of many QBs who could have done what he did and more if they were in his situation.
Tom Brady is a bad human being.
This is a fact. He's at the center of a number of controversies because of things he's said and done on the football field, he's said and done ridiculous things in public, and he's a proven womanizer.
The Pats won Super Bowls because of Spygate.
Of course they did. The Rams should have destroyed them, but the Pats defense (READ: NOT BRADY) won the game for them.
Tom Brady is a product of a "system" (that hadn't worked until he started playing).
This is a fact. The system worked fine the whole time, including for Matt Cassell.
Please stop giving this moron the time of day.
Are you angry because I told the truth about your hero, Tom Brady, and you can't stand to hear the fact that he's over rated and over hyped? You must be one of the higher ranking officials in the Brady-cult.
When someone presents the truth about Brady, the defense the Brady cult offers is simple denial and insults.
"No, that's not true, he's awesome and you're a (insert insult here). Now join us and have some kool-aid."