Tom Brady responds to report Patriots are looking to add a wide receiver before deadline


The NFL trade deadline is Tuesday at 4 p.m., and the Patriots reportedly are in the market for a wide receiver.

Not just any wideout, either. Reports say the Pats are in the market for a "big-name" receiver, with Demariyus Thomas being specifically named.

During his most recent appearance on Westwood One, Tom Brady talked about rumors the Pats were in the receiver market.

"I think any time you can improve your team, you owe it to your team to do that, Brady said. "I think we're trying obviously to improve like always. We've made a lot of trades at the deadline over the years. Coach Belichick makes all those decisions, he explores any opportunity that he thinks can help us, whether it's on the offensive side or defensive side of the ball. We're always looking for good players, so however that ends up, that's up to Coach Belichick to decide."

Though that isn't exactly the most telling answer, you can at least bet the Bill Belichick and the Patriots are ringing phones off the hook looking for any opportunity to improve the team before 4 p.m. on Tuesday.


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