FOXBORO (CBS) — Tom Brady has stated time and time again that he intends to play into his mid-40s. In the meantime, he’s setting some NFL history. By starting Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins, Brady became the first 42-year-old player to ever start all 16 games in an NFL season. Brady took the first offensive snap of Sunday’s game with 10:45 remaining in the first quarter and handed off to Sony Michel. It’s an accomplishment that has much to do with Brady’s determination to play well past the age of 40, which has long been the expiration date for quarterbacks in the NFL. But it also has a lot to do with Brady’s reliability and toughness.Since taking over as the Patriots’ starting quarterback in September of 2001, Brady has started 283 of a possible 302 games, only missing time in 2008 (15 games due to a knee injury suffered in Week 1) and 2016 (four games due to a league suspension). He’s also started all 40 of the Patriots’ playoff games this millennium, leading the Patriots to a 30-10 record, six Super Bowl victories, and nine AFC crowns. Brady, who turned 42 years old in August, is truly in… Read full this story
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