The biggest takeaway from the "Tom vs. Time" documentary series that premiered on Facebook Thursday?
Tom Brady keeps a copy of the letter from the NFL informing him of his four-game Deflategate suspension handed down by commissioner Roger Goodell.
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“It’s a nice way to remember,” Brady says as he pulls the letter from his 2016 binder. He looks directly into the camera and says, "Thank you."
The 15-minute Episode 1 of the six-part, behind-the-scenes look at the Patriots quarterback became available on Facebook Watch Thursday:
S1:E1 The Physical Game
Coming off the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is already looking ahead to next season. This premiere episode offers an intimate look inside Tom's unique, well honed training process - and his drive for perfection - heading into the 2017 NFL season.Posted by Tom vs Time on Thursday, January 25, 2018
Another highlight is Brady seething as he and his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, drive home from the Patriots season-opening loss to the Chiefs back in September.
On a recent Quick Slants The Podcast, filmmaker Gotham Chopra, who created the series, with Brady, discussed the project:
Here's the release schedule for the other "Tom vs. Time" episodes, which will culminate no doubt in scenes from Super Bowl 52 vs. the Eagles on Feb. 4 as TB12 goes for title No. 6: Episode 2, Sunday, Jan. 28; Episode 3, Tuesday, Jan. 30; Episode 4, Thursday, Feb. 1; Episode 5, Sunday, Feb. 4.; Episode 6, TBA.
1:23 - Marc Bertrand and Phil Perry join Trenni Kusnierek on Early Edition to discuss Tom Brady’s comments after today’s practice, and they compare this year’s wide receivers to the receivers on the 2006 team.
6:39 - Evan Drellich phones in to break down the Red Sox 2-1 win over the Phillies and how this team doesn’t seem to ever lose close games.
10:24 - Tom Giles, Kevin Duffy, Hardy, and Phil Perry give their panic meter rankings for the numerous Patriots injuries sustained during training camp practices.
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2:20 - Tom Brady received a contract adjustment where he can earn up to $5 million in incentives. Are both sides justified in how his contract has been handled? What does the future hold for Brady?
5:45 - It's not just about the amount of money for Brady but the contract can be used as a measurement to other player's deals around the league.
11:55 - Could Tom Brady be franchise tagged after his contract is up?
15:00 - Patriots seemed to have dodged a bullet with the severity of Phillip Dorsett's injury, who had to leave practice on Tuesday.
17:20 - Why haven't the Patriots brought in Dez Bryant for a workout?
22:45 - Thoughts on Eric Decker and how he can fit in the Patriots offense.
24:45 - What are the things to watch for in the 2nd Patriots preseason game on Thursday night against the Eagles.
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