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Brady Expects to Play On Thursday

08.11.09 at 1:55 pm ET

Tom Brady said today that he is ready and expects to play Thursday night against the Eagles in the Patriots’ preseason opener. Brady answered questions on a number of topics including how his knee feels, his recent appearence on the hit TV show Entourage, and the new “Tom Brady” rule. He also commented on whether he thought the Bernard Pollard hit was a dirty play or not. Click on the audio links below to listen to Brady’s comments from this morning. The Patriots travel to Philadelphia tomorrow and play the Eagles Thursday night at 7:30 p.m.

Brady says he’s excited to see what the 2009 Patriots can do.

Brady admits he might have a few butterflies when he goes out for his first snap.

Brady expects to play this Thursday.

Brady talks about how much he think he will play on Thursday.

This won’t be a regular first preseason game, according to Brady.

Brady comments on the hit that sidelined him for the ’08 season and whether the play was dirty or not.

Brady discusses the new rule that protects quarterbacks in the NFL.

Brady says he’s moved past last year’s injury.

Injuries are part of football, and Brady says he’s not nervous about another possible knee injury.

Brady talked about his golf club that was broken on Entourage and Wes Welker’s reaction to that scene.

From free cologne to Vitaminwater, Brady says his teammates take advantage of all his perks.



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