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Absurdly Metro
09-15-2009, 12:42 AM
As I sat awestruck after tonight's game and listened to the post game pressers and analysis etc. I couldn't help but become aware of what we all just witnessed. Think about it. Had the Pats come out like the well oiled machine most were expecting and blown the doors off the Bills tonight we'd all have yawned, patted each other on the back, and went off to bed saying I told you so to all who would listen. Instead, we get to bask in the glory of a veritable football God.

Brady's stats up until the Bills scored to seemingly ice the game at 24-13 with 5:32 remaining were pretty pedestrian.

27 for 39 for 289 yards with 0 Td's and 1 Int.

Then Brady comes trotting onto the field and, according to Randy Moss, proceeds to put everyone in that huddle on notice that "we're going to go win this game now."

His stats from that point on:

12 of 14 for 112 yards with 2 TD's and 0 Ints.

Brady was clearly rusty tonight. Right up until it was time to win the game. That's when he separated himself from 99% of all of the athletes who've ever played any game. Despite a host of built in excuses (he was rusty, coming back from a year off, shaky line play in front of him, footwork not quite there yet etc.) he goes into the phone booth, sheds the clothes of a mere mortal and comes out with his Superman cape on. The rest is history.

Tommy clearly raised his game to another level at 5:32 of the 4th quarter and, in doing so, elevated everyone else's game with him. That, my fellow Planeteers, is the stuff of greatness.

I just hope that despite how badly the team played at times tonight it's not lost on us what we were all fortunate enough to witness tonight. IMO, one of those rare moments in sports on par with a flu ridden Michael Jordan going out and beating Utah through the sheer force of his will.

Long live the legend of Tommy Brady!

http://gwkrainmaker.com/pats/tfb-med.jpg

imapig
09-15-2009, 12:46 AM
As I sat awestruck after tonight's game and listened to the post game pressers and analysis etc. I couldn't help but become aware of what we all just witnessed. Think about it. Had the Pats come out like the well oiled machine most were expecting and blown the doors off the Bills tonight we'd all have yawned, patted each other on the back, and went off to bed saying I told you so to all who would listen. Instead, we get to bask in the glory of a veritable football God.

Brady's stats up until the Bills scored to seemingly ice the game at 24-13 with 5:32 remaining were pretty pedestrian.

27 for 39 for 289 yards with 0 Td's and 1 Int.

Then Brady comes trotting onto the field and, according to Randy Moss, proceeds to put everyone in that huddle on notice that "we're going to go win this game now."

His stats from that point on:

12 of 14 for 112 yards with 2 TD's and 0 Ints.

Brady was clearly rusty tonight. Right up until it was time to win the game. That's when he separated himself from 99% of all of the athletes who've ever played any game. Despite a host of built in excuses (he was rusty, coming back from a year off, shaky line play in front of him, footwork not quite there yet etc.) he goes into the phone booth, sheds the clothes of a mere mortal and comes out with his Superman cape on. The rest is history.

Tommy clearly raised his game to another level at 5:32 of the 4th quarter and, in doing so, elevated everyone else's game with him. That, my fellow Planeteers, is the stuff of greatness.

I just hope that despite how badly the team played at times tonight it's not lost on us what we were all fortunate enough to witness tonight. IMO, one of those rare moments in sports on par with a flu ridden Michael Jordan going out and beating Utah through the sheer force of his will.

Long live the legend of Tommy Brady!

http://gwkrainmaker.com/pats/tfb-med.jpg:bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow:

SkiptoMyLou
09-15-2009, 12:52 AM
Great post. :toast: :clap:

norwoodla
09-15-2009, 12:55 AM
As someone here posted before.....


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77wt2xBOuCM

Flagg the Wanderer
09-15-2009, 01:20 AM
Exactly what I was talking about in my post here (http://www.patriotsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=48881) about flipping the switch.

Great post.

MattsPats
09-15-2009, 01:58 AM
As I sat awestruck after tonight's game and listened to the post game pressers and analysis etc. I couldn't help but become aware of what we all just witnessed. Think about it. Had the Pats come out like the well oiled machine most were expecting and blown the doors off the Bills tonight we'd all have yawned, patted each other on the back, and went off to bed saying I told you so to all who would listen. Instead, we get to bask in the glory of a veritable football God.

Brady's stats up until the Bills scored to seemingly ice the game at 24-13 with 5:32 remaining were pretty pedestrian.

27 for 39 for 289 yards with 0 Td's and 1 Int.

Then Brady comes trotting onto the field and, according to Randy Moss, proceeds to put everyone in that huddle on notice that "we're going to go win this game now."

His stats from that point on:

12 of 14 for 112 yards with 2 TD's and 0 Ints.

Brady was clearly rusty tonight. Right up until it was time to win the game. That's when he separated himself from 99% of all of the athletes who've ever played any game. Despite a host of built in excuses (he was rusty, coming back from a year off, shaky line play in front of him, footwork not quite there yet etc.) he goes into the phone booth, sheds the clothes of a mere mortal and comes out with his Superman cape on. The rest is history.

Tommy clearly raised his game to another level at 5:32 of the 4th quarter and, in doing so, elevated everyone else's game with him. That, my fellow Planeteers, is the stuff of greatness.

I just hope that despite how badly the team played at times tonight it's not lost on us what we were all fortunate enough to witness tonight. IMO, one of those rare moments in sports on par with a flu ridden Michael Jordan going out and beating Utah through the sheer force of his will.

Long live the legend of Tommy Brady!

http://gwkrainmaker.com/pats/tfb-med.jpg


Do you have a source for the Moss quote about what TB said? Is it in some of the video footage on NFL.com? GREAT quote. Would love to use it. Great analysis too!

MattsPats
09-15-2009, 02:16 AM
Found it: Randy Moss (video): "5:32 left in the game & Tom comes in the huddle saying 'we're going to win this game.'" http://su.pr/6LtCMq

NJ#1PATSFAN
09-15-2009, 06:03 AM
That was an awesome post... made my hung over morning!