Originally Posted by AirForcePatFan
Well, it's true... It seems Brady is making a habit of throwing 4 quarter interceptions in the playoffs... Think back to Denver to now???
I don't want to come off like a jerk but sometimes I wonder if I'm in the right fan forum.
Please don't invest too much in Peter King...he lacks conviction (because he's so often wrong about everything -- see Easterbrook's annual "bad football predictions" column and PK is always turning up the most).
We're talking about a player who, until last season, had the lowest INT/ATT % in playoff history. He's spoiled us. Everyone throws INTs, we're just not accustomed to it, so now it's a "habit." Seemed like Manning threw about 20 picks last year despite the advantage of a pair of $8M pro bowl receivers.
Look, credit Champ Bailey in '05 (and "no respect" for our ground game in red zone), and chalk up the Indy pick to forcing the ball out of sheer desperation. Now he did have a couple ugly picks against San Diego, but he also threw the pass of the year to clinch that incredible victory.
For Peter King to implicate the Indy loss was somehow on Brady is just embarrassing -- Tom was, as usual, our MVP in that game, and as usual, he was taken for granted (at least by anyone who, like King, remembers his performance for "the 4th quarter interceptions"). In truth, he did more than anyone to keep our tired asses in the lead for 59 minutes and nearly led us to a championship that would've had historians putting the Patriots at the head of the table. Sometimes you can't appreciate something until it's gone. Sadly, "perspective" isn't too far around the corner.