Tom Brady's injury is real, and so is the Jaguars defense. They could each be factors that stand in the way of an eighth Super Bowl trip for the Belichick-Brady Pats.
Sunday's game against the Jaguars will be the Patriots' 12th (!) trip to the AFC Championship Game in the 17-year Brady/Belichick Era. Here's a look at how they did in the first 11.
No one with what Tom E. Curran would consider first-hand knowledge is talking about Tom Brady's injury. But he hears Brady's right thumb was bent back badly when hit by a running back.
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Dion Lewis says he and his teammates know Tom Beady is 'gonna be okay' and that he'll be 'out there game day.'
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