Tom Brady is probably going on his method to incomes MVP honors, however he’s additionally retaining observe of his outdated understudy’s scorching streak throughout the nation.
Brady, 40, famous that he was impressed with San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s Four-Zero stretch beneath middle for the 49ers.
“He is finished an amazing job. You go in there and get the chance to play and win video games, that is what we’re all right here for,” Brady mentioned on sports activities radio WEEI. “It was good to see, and good for them to beat Jacksonville (Sunday). That actually helped us. I am actually completely happy for Jimmy. He is labored actually onerous and it exhibits up when he goes on the market and performs rather well.”
The Patriots traded Garoppolo west earlier this season. New England drafted Garoppolo out of Japanese Illinois within the second spherical of the 2014 NFL draft, and he backed up Brady for 3 full seasons. Garoppolo has emerged in current weeks with San Francisco, main the group to 4 straight wins as he has accomplished 69% of his passes and thrown for as many as 381 yards in a sport. His most up-to-date win came to visit the Jaguars, who’re sure for the playoffs within the NFC.
“I feel it is actually a credit score to him,” Brady mentioned. “You do what you’ll be able to with the alternatives you get. I feel it is nice for any participant and anybody who has been within the Patriots’ system to observe how the coaches put together the gamers. There may be clearly a excessive commonplace and excessive expectations for us any time you are taking the sector.”