Brady has "zero concern" with regard to the knee issue that has had him listed on the Patriots' injury report at times over the last three weeks, NESN's Mike Cole reports. Brady briefly needed medical attention during Sunday's loss to the Dolphins, but he didn't miss a snap in the game and downplayed the issue afterward. "I think my knee brace just grabbed, and it dug in the wrong spot," the QB noted Monday. "There's no concern." Though the Patriots lost in improbable last-play fashion in Week 14, Brady did his part, throwing for a season-high 358 yards and tossing three TDs versus zero picks. He'll look to help his team get back on the winning track in this weekend's road game against the Steelers, who have dropped three straight contests.
Brady completed 27 of 43 passes for 358 yards and three touchdowns during Sunday's 34-33 loss to the Dolphins. Brady broke out of his second-half slump in a big way Sunday, amassing a season-high output in passing yardage while compiling three touchdown passes for the first time since Oct. 21 (four touchdown passes over his previous five games combined entering Week 14). It's been a brutal stretch for those who invested an early-round selection in Brady, as he finished outside of the top 15 quarterbacks in standard scoring formats over each of his past five games entering Sunday, with an average finish of QB18 over that span (Weeks 8 to 13). It's a tough remaining slate for the fantasy postseason, starting with a matchup against Pittsburgh's top-10 pass defense in Week 15 (228.5 yards allowed per game).
Brady (knee) has been removed from the Patriots' Week 14 injury report, Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports. Brady is thus good to go for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. The veteran QB's overall stats aren't eye-popping; his 3,342 passing yards in 12 games are ninth in the league, but Brady -- who has logged a 20:8 TD:INT ratio in that span -- maintains a decent enough fantasy floor while helming a well-coached offense with a variety of capable pass-catching weapons.
Brady (knee) logged a limited practice Wednesday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Brady is in no danger of missing Sunday's game against the Dolphins, and there's a decent chance that he won't carry an injury designation for that contest once the Patriots' final Week 14 injury report is released Friday.
Brady completed 24 of 32 pass attempts for 311 yards, one touchdown and one interception during Sunday's 24-10 win over the Vikings. Brady completed 75 percent of his passes and connected with nine different receivers while averaging a healthy 9.3 yards per attempt. He threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Josh Gordon to go ahead in the third quarter, but he nearly helped Minnesota back into the game by throwing an interception on the next drive. Brady could've enjoyed a better day, but the Patriots chose to hand off to James Develin for a pair of short touchdowns, rather than attack via the pass. The veteran now has just four touchdown passes over the last five games and has seen his fantasy stock take a hit due to his team's propensity for running the ball in the red zone. He'll look to bounce back next Sunday against the Dolphins.
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