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Tom Brady won’t have role in upcoming movie/book about him 02.24.17 at 2:22 pm ET
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Tom Brady won't have a role in the upcoming movie and book about him. (Bob Donnan/USA Today Sports)

Tom Brady won’t have a role in the upcoming movie and book about him. (Bob Donnan/USA Today Sports)

Last week it was learned Tom Brady will have a movie and book come out about him centered around his life post-Deflategate and Super Bowl LI.

Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, the writers behind Disney’s “The Finest Hours” and who were nominated for an Oscar for “The Fighter”, along with New York Times bestselling author Casey Sherman, are the ones heading the project.

Dave Wedge, who was Sherman’s co-author with “Boston Strong” will also be part of the book.

After the report was released, many wondered if Brady himself would be part of it, and the answer to that is no.

“We wish the people involved the best of luck on this project, but we are not involved,” Brady’s agent Don Yee told the Associated Press on Thursday.

The book is said to have the title, “Let’s go” and the movie is tentatively scheduled to be released in 2018, but it is unclear at this time who will participate in the film.

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Aaron Rodgers acknowledges Tom Brady is the G.O.A.T 02.23.17 at 1:32 pm ET
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Aaron Rodgers praised Tom Brady after Super Bowl LI. (Chris Humphreys/USA Today Sports)

Aaron Rodgers praised Tom Brady after Super Bowl LI. (Chris Humphreys/USA Today Sports)

Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady are arguably the two best quarterbacks in the league, but Rodgers may have conceded Brady is a little better than he is.

Speaking with Graham Bensinger for “In Depth with Graham” at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am earlier this month, Rodgers said Brady didn’t need the win in Super Bowl LI to prove he is the greatest of all-time.

“From a fan’s perspective, what a great game to watch and to see Tom and his greatness on display one more time,” Rodgers said. “I mean, he didn’t need to win that to prove that he’s the G.O.A.T., but just another part of his legacy there.”

The Packers quarterback watched the game and said he felt bad for Matt Ryan and the Falcons.

“Fantastic Super Bowl,” Rodgers said. “I felt bad for Matt. Getting to know him over the years, he is a fantastic guy; he had an incredible MVP season and sitting there 28-3 I think everybody watching and probably at the game was thinking ‘Atlanta’s gonna get their ring sized up here pretty soon.’ So that was disappointing.”

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Tom Brady posts video of him ski jumping to social media at 10:28 am ET
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Tom Brady and his family are enjoying the first few weeks of the offseason by skiing.

Earlier this week Brady posted a video of his daughter Vivian skiing and then Thursday morning, he posted a video of himself going over a ski jump with the caption: If you french fry when you’re supposed to pizza, you’re gonna have a bad time! Trust me!!!

Here is the video.

If you french fry when you’re supposed to pizza, you’re gonna have a bad time! Trust me!!!

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Tom Brady posts ‘suspect board’ on social media with who could have stolen his Super Bowl jersey 02.22.17 at 12:03 pm ET
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Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey is still missing and the quarterback took to social media on Wednesday to try and figure out who took it after the game.

Brady posted a “suspect board” with many people on it, including Julian Edelman and Lady Gaga. He had the caption: Hey @edelman11 “Ya suspect, yeah you! I don’t know what your reputation is in this town, but after that s@?# you pulled, you can bet l’ll be looking into you!

See for yourself.

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When asked about Deflategate, Robert Kraft notes he doesn’t hold grudges, but remembers everything 02.21.17 at 6:39 pm ET
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Robert Kraft will be on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on Tuesday. (Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports)

Robert Kraft will be on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on Tuesday. (Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports)

Patriots owner Robert Kraft will join Andrea Kremer on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” that premieres Tuesday night and prior to the airing a sneak preview was released.

The preview showed Kraft getting asked about Deflategate and if he holds a grudge towards the league.

“I really don’t hold grudges,” Kraft said. “I mean, I remember everything, but I move on.”

Added Kraft: “Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases. The haters still hate. And I understand it, and we’ll do our best to keep them in that position.”

Kraft also defended Tom Brady, who obviously Deflategate centered around.

“He’s just not the greatest quarterback in the history of the NFL,” Kraft said. “He’s an amazing human being. And is genuine. And as nice as everybody thinks he is, he’s nicer. And to see anyone attack him as an individual or his integrity. And that just wasn’t fair.”

The complete interview will air Tuesday at 10 p.m. on HBO.

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Shannon Sharpe: Tom Brady’s demise with Patriots could come within next two years at 4:40 pm ET
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Tom Brady led the Patriots to a historic 25-point comeback victory over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI. (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

Tom Brady led the Patriots to a historic 25-point comeback victory over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI. (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

Last year, ESPN’s Max Kellerman was the standard-bearer of Tom Brady boogeymen, for proclaiming the Patriots quarterback was “going to be a bum in short order.” This year, it seems like Fox Sports’ Shannon Sharpe is ready to take the mantle from him.

In a segment Tuesday with Skip Bayless on FS1’s Undisputed, which routinely draws fewer viewers than reruns of M*A*S*H during the same time slot, Sharpe said the Patriots should be prepared to face Brady’s decline within the next two years.

“The Patriots should keep Jimmy Garoppolo. And I know Tom Brady has convinced a lot of people –– I read the column that he had in MMQB with Peter King  –– that he’s going to play five or six more years. He’s convinced all the Patriots fans, and he’s convinced the guy that sits across from me that he’s going to play five to six more years,” he said. “I don’t like to be the bearer of bad news, but I will anyway. He’s not playing five or six more years. OK… he might, but he won’t be in a Patriots uniform, so let’s just leave that. I give him two more years.”

There have been conflicting reports about whether the Patriots will trade Garoppolo this offseason. Peter King and Ed Werder say he’s going to stay in New England, whereas Adam Schefter insists the Patriots will trade him for at least a first- and fourth-round pick. But in Sharpe’s world, Garoppolo’s status with the team shouldn’t even be a question, because he could soon take over for Brady.

“But do you know what happened when Peyton Manning was 37 years old? He threw for 5,467 yards, 55 touchdowns,” he said. “They scored the most points in NFL history, had four different guys with at least 10 touchdowns. And then he followed that up into 38 with 39 [touchdowns] and 15 interceptions, 4,700 yards. And then he stepped off a cliff.”

The Manning comparison is often made when the topic of Brady’s football mortality comes up. But it’s invalid, because warning signs were there for Manning. Late in the 2014 season, his play slipped after he had suffered a quad injury that December. Manning limped to the finish line that year, throwing four touchdown passes and six interceptions with a 79.98 quarterback rating over the final four games. So, his decline in 2015 didn’t come out of nowhere. It started happening the previous year.

Brady. meanwhile, led the AFC in passer-rating last season (112.2) at 39 years old. But Sharpe says that could all change when he’s 40, because, well, he’s 40.

“What you’re not looking at, also, is that the four games he missed – that was four games of licks that he didn’t have to take,” Sharpe said. “And as you get older, you can get the body faster, you can get the body stronger, you can get it to withstand more stress. You can’t make it younger. He’s going to be 40. And as you get older, the licks, the dings, they linger longer.”

In theory, Sharpe is correct. Brady will stop being the best at his position one of these days. But it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen anytime soon. If Sharpe is going to predict Brady’s demise, he has to prove there are signs of a downturn in performance. Right now, he’s got nothing.

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Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl LI jersey is worth $500,000, according to Houston Police at 12:55 pm ET
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Tom Brady completed 21-of-27 passes in the fourth quarter and overtime in Super Bowl LI. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)

Tom Brady completed 21-of-27 passes in the fourth quarter and overtime in Super Bowl LI. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)

The search continues for Tom Brady’s missing game jersey from Super Bowl LI. In a report, the Houston Police say the piece of memorabilia is valued at $500,000.

It’s been more than two weeks since the Patriots’ historic comeback victory over the Falcons. After the game, Brady handed his jersey to a team employee, who took it into the locker room. Once he arrived to his locker, Brady stuffed it into his bag and went on to socialize with members of his family and teammates. When he returned, the jersey was gone.

Since the locker room was closed to the public during this time, only a finite number of people were allowed to be back there while the theft took place. But that apparently hasn’t made solving the case any easier. The Texas Rangers and NFL security officials continue to work on solving it.

“I hope I get it back,” Brady said on Pro Football Talk Live last week. “If I don’t, I don’t. It’s a jersey. … I put it in my bag because I wanted to keep it. It’s just a nice piece of memorabilia to have, but I’m not sure where they’re [investigators] at with that.”

Patriots owner Robert Kraft, whose ring from Super Bowl XXXIX was taken by Russian president Vladimir Putin during a 2005 meeting, compared Brady’s missing jersey to the robbery of a “great Chagall or Picasso.” But Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo apparently doesn’t feel that way. In a statement earlier this month, he said his department “won’t be burning the midnight oil worrying about a jersey.”

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