More details have emerged after New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady missed Wednesday's post-practice media session as he was with the team's medical staff after suffering an in-practice injury. But he didn't answer any inquiries into the nature of his injury.
On Friday, Brady said "We'll see", when asked about how confident he is that he will play Sunday.
Furthermore, that Patriots players will not say who it was that ran into Brady on Wednesday. "Whether I do or I don't, that's not really up to me", Hoyer said Thursday.
Perhaps this is a bit of showmanship; perhaps Brady truly is ailing. The likes of Jalen Ramsey will not be scared of Brady and will more or less dare him to throw it their way, but the savvy veteran has proven time and time again that he can overcome the best defenses.
Brady could have put an end to the speculation, but instead, there is more suspense. Covers reports oddsmakers had the Patriots as 10-point favorites when betting opened last Sunday.
For the next six minutes he was asked a half-dozen questions about Brady, a quarterback he has now backed up twice.
It's rare that you see anyone from a losing team admit that they weren't 100 percent focused on their opponent, but that's exactly what one Steeler admitted after the Jaguars beat his team. They're here for a reason.
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But for now the focus is on reigniting his career at a new club to ensure those bin bags are not needed again any time soon.
"That's silly to me", said Campbell of the idea that Jacksonville is playing with house money, according to John Oehser of the team's official website. Tom Brady led the team with 337 yards passing and 3 touchdowns on 35 of 53 through the air, while Dion Lewis led the team with 62 yards on 15 carries and Brandon Bolden along with James White, each recorded a rushing score in the win.
The quarterbacks are always the key in big games, and it's usually the elite Pro Bowl QBs playing in these title games, such as past year, with Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger, Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers. Brady is dealing with a mysterious hand injury that has prevented him from being a full participant in practice this week.
New England Patriots quarterbacks Tom Brady (12) and Brian Hoyer (2) warm up before practice Friday.
As we move closer to the AFC title game, the extent of the injury is still a mystery, and there are several factors making the injury more curious. "Works hard, practices hard". And he [Belichick] does a great job of just literally focusing on what you're supposed to focus on that week - not looking down the road, not looking in the rear-view mirror but focusing on the task at hand. There have been multiple reports of tension between Brady and Belichick over the role of Brady's friend, business partner and trainer, Alex Guerrero.
The line's move anxious sportsbook Bookmaker.eu enough "to take the game off the board entirely, meaning they weren't accepting wagers on this matchup until receiving more clarity regarding the severity of Brady's injury", The Action Network writes.
His response: "Today is Friday".