Tom Brady was the best player of the decade due to his consistent winning and great numbers.
Brady led the Patriots to three Super Bowl wins in four appearances and he only lost to the Giants due to a miracle catch by David Tyree.
In his career as a starter, his record is an amazing 96-29 and he has a 14-3 record in the post season as a starter.
Brady was selected to the Pro Bowl team four times and the First Team All Pro once. His best season was in 2007, as he led the Patriots to a perfect 16-0 record and had one of the best statistical seasons ever.
He had a 117.2 QB Rating, a 68.9 completion%, 4,806 yards, an NFL-record 50 touchdown passes and only 8 interceptions.
Runner Up - Peyton Manning