Patriots

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Tom Brady has been known to use his Instagram as an inspirational quote board.

But the New England Patriots quarterback been around the block a few times, while rookies like Chase Winovich should have other things to worry about.

Winovich used Instagram on Wednesday night to share an apt excerpt from Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" about climbing the ladder to NFL success.

Cool post, right?

Not according to Brady, who gave a great retort in the comment section.

It looks like Brady is just giving his fellow Michigan alum a hard time, and there's evidence that Winovich has been hitting the Patriots' playbook hard.

The rookie edge rusher tallied two sacks in his preseason debut against the Detroit Lions, even prompting Brady to suggest he might spare Winovich from the team's rookie haircut tradition and let him keep his flowing blond hair.

Winovich will get the chance for a follow-up act Saturday night in Tennessee against Mike Vrabel's Titans.

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