Tom Brady: 5 Ways the Veteran Superstar Can Help Ryan Mallett Improve in 2011

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Tom Brady: 5 Ways the Veteran Superstar Can Help Ryan Mallett Improve in 2011
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Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots shocked the football world as they selected quarterback Ryan Mallett with the 74th overall selection in the third round of the 2011 NFL draft. 

For starters, why would the Patriots even think about selecting a quarterback right now? Tom Brady is only 34 and could have a solid five years left in him.

The Patriots drafted Mallett because he was the best available player at that spot in the draft and on-top of it, Mallett is arguably the most NFL-ready quarterback out of all of the rookies. 

Mallett has all the tools to be a successful quarterback at the next level—but it's simply raw talent. The Patriots are going to have to turn that raw talent into skill in order for Mallett to be a successful NFL starter. 

Here are five things that Brady can help Mallett improve on during his rookie season in 2011. 

 

This article was first seen at PatriotsPlus.net. Be sure to follow Tony Santorsa on Twitter @    TonySantorsa.

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