Three Super Bowl rings, six Pro Bowls and two NFL MVP awards are proof enough that he has had a truly great career with the New England Patriots.
But, unfortunately, at some point even great players reach an age where they can no longer get the job done on the field. Their skills erode, the game starts to get too fast for them and the younger players in the league start to catch up.
The question is not if this is going to happen to Brady, but when. At some point he is no longer going to resemble the quarterback we have become accustomed to witnessing dissect NFL defenses.
Is this downfall imminent? Have we seen the last of the glory days of the great Tom Brady?
I say no, we haven’t, and here’s why.