Tom Brady Outside the Huddle
In the second of a series of Outside the Huddle assignments, SI's photographers recently focused on Tom Brady, who's back on the field after missing 15 games a year ago.
Brady stretched in a pair of pink-laced shoes in Week 4 as the NFL supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
In the four games since he's returned from knee surgery, Brady has thrown four touchdown passes and for 1,129 yards, fourth most passing yards in the league.
Brady and Moss combined for an NFL-record 23 touchdown passes in 2007. They didn't get their first one of the 2009 season until the Week 4 win over Baltimore.
Brady needs two more playoff wins to tie Joe Montana (16) for the most in NFL history.
Brady played two games this year without his security blanket, Wes Welker (83), who's been battling a sore knee. They were in fine form last Sunday, teaming up for six receptions and 48 yards.
Brady entered the season wiith a 101-27 record in regular season and playoff games, the best record in the Super Bowl Era (since 1966) by a quarterback with at least 100 starts.
Brady and coach Bill Belichick have won three Super Bowls together.
Brady out-dueled second-year starter Matt Ryan of Atlanta during a Week 3 victory.
A pair of future Hall of Famers, Brady and Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez shared a few words after their Week 3 contest.
Brady has won two Super Bowl MVP awards, putting him in the company of Joe Montana, Terry Bradshaw and Bart Starr as the only players in Super Bowl history to earn multiple MVPs.