Patriots owner Robert Kraft believes Tom Brady is ‘the greatest player of all time’
The New England Patriots have been a dynasty for nearly two decades. Every since Drew Bledsoe was injured and Tom Brady filled in under center, the rest is history. The team has won five super bowls and are marching to another one this season.
Brady might be 41, but he’s still playing like he did in his youth. This past season he threw for over 4,335 yards with 29 touchdowns and only 11 interceptions. His completion percentage sat at 65.8 percent, and his quarterback rating was a 68.8.
Overall, he’s made 14 pro-bowls and has been an all-pro thrice. And he’s won the MVP three times as well. He’s thrown for over 4,000 yards 10 times and over 30 touchdowns seven times. These are the statistics are that of one of the greatest players of all-time. His owner, Robert Kraft agrees.
“Definitely the greatest player of all time — not just quarterback in my opinion. Because he’s such a leader in the locker room. For someone double the age of some of the players to be able to lead like that, and connect like that, and have the work ethic that he has, and at the same time so pleasant to be around — I’m really the luckiest guy in the world.”
Kraft has owned the Patriots since 1994 when he bought them for 172 million dollars from James Orthwein. Per Forbes, the team is valued now at 3.9 billion dollars. Buying the franchise has proved to be one of the best business moves of his entire life.
Brady has cemented himself as the greatest quarterback of all-time after coming back from a 28-3 deficit against the Atlanta Falcons to win Super Bowl LI. He and his coach Bill Bellichek are a duo only matched by perhaps Joe Montana or Steve Young and Joe Walsh. At the very least, Brady is the best quarterback in the modern era.