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Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey reportedly has been found 03.20.17 at 8:32 am ET
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Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey reportedly has been recovered. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey reportedly has been recovered. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

Nearly a month and a half after Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey went missing, it appears it has been found.

According to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer, the jersey has been found on “foreign soil.”

Here is what Glazer tweeted Monday morning: Breaking: FOX Sports has learned the FBI & NFL Security believe they have located Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jersey & in process of returning to Patriots. Wild story details coming up on FS1.

More details coming up later on @fs1 including FBI being involved bc jersey was on foreign soil, FBI and NFL Sec located Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jersey FOX Sports has learned.

Brady took home MVP honors in the Patriots’ 34-28 overtime win over the Falcons where the team overcame a 25-point deficit.

There are still many questions with this case, like who actually took it, which could be answered as the day goes on.

[UPDATE 10 a.m.]: The NFL has confirmed Brady’s last two Super Bowl jerseys have been found and were stolen by someone posing as an international media member.

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Judge Richard Berman says he was pleased to see Patriots win Super Bowl LI 03.17.17 at 3:04 pm ET
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Judge Richard Berman says he was pleased to see Tom Brady win the Super Bowl. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)

Judge Richard Berman says he was pleased to see Tom Brady hoist the Lombardi Trophy. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)

When the Patriots defeated the Falcons and pulled off the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history, there was at least one person in the Tri-State area who was pleased: Judge Richard Berman.

In a recent interview with The MMQB, Berman spoke at length for the first time about the Patriots’ big win. He said he thinks the victory finally put an end to Deflategate.

“I think Deflategate is finally put to rest by that Super Bowl,” he said. “I always thought in the back of my mind when I had the case, that this is a case that should be settled on the field. Not in the courts, not with an arbitrator, and ultimately, that’s what happened. And in such a dramatic way that it left no doubt.”

When Judge Berman negated Brady’s four-game suspension in September 2015, he skewered the NFL for what he considered to be a flawed arbitration process. Even though a federal appeals court overturned his decision, he said he would rule the same way if the case were presented in front of him today.

“I concluded that the NFL arbitration process was fundamentally flawed –– principally because of lack of notice of the alleged infraction and of a potential four-game suspension; inappropriate comparison of football deflation to use of steroids; failure to allow Brady’s counsel to question NFL general counsel [Jeff] Pash; and refusal to share with counsel the notes of witness interviews,” Berman said. “The commissioner’s arbitration award was not entitled to ‘deference’ by the courts also because he had a personal stake in the outcome of the appeal. That is, he had an incurable conflict of interest, evident partiality, and could not possibly be fair.”

In April 2016, eight months after Berman’s ruling, the NFL won its Deflategate appeal. In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals said commissioner Roger Goodell possesses broad authority to discipline players at his behest. Berman said it stung to read the ruling, but now he’s moving on –– largely thanks to the Patriots’ Super Bowl LI late-game heroics.

“It took awhile [to let it go], so the Super Bowl was good for me too,” he said.

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Tom Brady: Thanks to Under Armour sleepwear ‘I’m more ready than ever to work my ass off day after day’ 03.14.17 at 1:38 pm ET
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Tom Brady once again is raving about the Under Armour sleepwear he wears.

In his latest Instagram post, the quarterback posted a picture of him in the sleepwear with the caption: I have never recovered faster or felt better then I do at age 39. I sleep better and I’m more ready then ever to work my ass off day after day after day! Thank you @underarmour for making our dreams at @tb12sports come true. This sleepwear I’ve been wearing for 2+ years is helping me keep the edge on all those 22 years old I’m competing with

Here is the post.

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Stephen Gostkowski one-ups Tom Brady on ski slopes 03.12.17 at 1:00 pm ET
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A few weeks back, Tom Brady posted a video of him skiing in Montana.

This weekend, Stephen Gostkowski went skiing at Wachusett Mountain and appeared to one-up the Patriots quarterback.

“Tom, this is how you land a jump, my friend,” Gostkowski said in a video before starting a run.

Click here to see the video.

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Dwayne Allen looking forward to working with a ‘G.O.A.T’ in Tom Brady 03.10.17 at 2:08 pm ET
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Dwayne Allen is looking forward to playing with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. (Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports)

Dwayne Allen is looking forward to playing with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. (Brace Hemmelgarn/USA Today Sports)

Things were pretty good for Dwayne Allen working with Andrew Luck in Indianapolis, but they will be even better with Tom Brady in New England.

Speaking on a conference call Friday, Allen said how excited he is to get to work with Brady.

“Watching Tom [Brady] from afar has been unbelievable,” he said. “I’ve always regarded him as one of, if not the best, quarterback in the National Football League. To have the opportunity to work with him and learn from him is an honor. Most guys dream about opportunities just to work with a ‘G.O.A.T.’, as the term as been thrown around now. I consider the same thing an honor and just look forward to hitting the field and working hard.”

Last season with the Colts, primarily used as a blocker, Allen had 35 catches for 406 yards and six touchdowns. Those numbers likely will go up with Brady at quarterback.

Also, his production could go up with Rob Gronkowski on the field with him. Allen is looking forward to it.

“I’m extremely excited about joining the ranks with Rob [Gronkowski],” he said. “He, of course, is the best tight end in the National Football League, so I think there is a lot that I can learn from him. I have been in situations where I’ve split time with other tight ends. I’m not sure what my role is going to be, but I’m excited just to get to work and learn from everyone around me.”

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Tom Brady recognizes International Women’s Day on social media 03.08.17 at 10:37 am ET
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Wednesday is International Women’s Day and Tom Brady took to social media to recognize the day.

The quarterback did this by highlighting the women who mean most to him in his life. Brady posted a picture of all the woman in his family at the Super Bowl with the caption: Happy International Women’s Day! I have been beyond blessed to have the most incredible support system and this picture sums it up. To the love of my life, @gisele, my mom, my sisters, my nieces and my little Girlie Girl — thank you for bringing so much love and joy to my life. And thank you for being such great examples of compassion and empathy. The world needs much more of it! I love you all!!

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Bill Polian says he had a first-round grade on Tom Brady. He’s almost certainly lying 03.07.17 at 3:55 pm ET
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It's safe to say Tom Brady is the best sixth-round pick in NFL history. (Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports)

It’s safe to say Tom Brady is the best sixth-round pick in NFL history. (Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports)

Maybe former Colts general manager Bill Polian did have a first-round grade on Tom Brady before the 2000 NFL Draft. But all discernible evidence says otherwise.

In an interview this week at the NFL Scouting Combine, Polian said he was “really high on Brady.” This statement correlates with comments he made to Sports Illustrated in 2015, when he was asked about which quarterbacks he would’ve drafted if Peyton Manning weren’t on the Colts.

“Well, Roethlisberger later on [in 2004]—we were really high on him. Aaron Rodgers the year after,” Polian said, via For The Win. “That’s the only name that comes to mind right away. And I don’t think there was a guy in between, but Tom Brady would have been a guy, and we were very high on him. Our guys really loved him, but we weren’t in the quarterback market, obviously. Those would be the guys I remember us giving solid, first-round, can-lead-you-to-a-championship grades.”

While it’s true the Colts weren’t looking for a quarterback in 2000, they still could’ve drafted one –– especially if they were so fond of Brady. Indianapolis’ final three picks in the 2000 NFL Draft –– center Matt Johnson, defensive tackle Rob Renes and cornerback Rodregis Brooks –– played a combined five games in the NFL. The Colts had a need for a backup QB in 2000 as well. According to the Football Database, the two pass-throwers behind Manning that season were Billy Joe Hobert and Kelly Holcomb. Indianapolis’ second-stringer quarterback in 2001, Brady’s first year as a starter, was 39-year-old Mark Rypien.

As the Patriots have shown over the last 15 years, it’s possible to draft a quarterback even if the No. 1  job isn’t open. They’ve selected eight QB’s since Brady took over under center, including Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round.

Considering Brady lasted until the Patriots took him with the No. 199 overall pick, it’s fair to surmise nobody was particularly high on him coming out of college. It’s laughable for Polian to say otherwise.

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