Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Tom Defends Matt

On Sunday's game against the Dolphins, backup QB Matt Cassel entered the game with a 22 point lead and a little over 10 minutes remaining in the 4th quarter. To everyone's dismay, he quickly tossed off a pass that was intercepted for a touchdown. He was immediately pulled out of the game and Tom Brady was sent back in. Ouch, that's gotta hurt.

But Tom, the consummate professional and team leader, came to Matt's defense after the game, telling the press:

"That was unfortunate because Matt works awfully hard," Brady said. "I think they disguised the pressure, and Jason Taylor being the defensive player of the year last year that he is, came over and made a great play."

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