A list of all the receivers of Tom Brady's TD passes

A list of all the receivers of Tom Brady's TD passes

Tom Brady has thrown 541 passing touchdowns to 77 different targets in the regular season and 73 touchdowns to 28 targets in the postseason during his career. In 2019, he surpassed longtime archrival Peyton Manning for second place on the NFL's all-time touchdown passes list.

Brady's long list of TD targets will grow in 2020, as Brady will don a new uniform for the first time in his 20-year NFL career. The six-time Super Bowl champion announced in an emotional social media post Tuesday he will "continue his football journey elsewhere."

As for where exactly that will be, we'll have to wait and find out.

For now, though, here’s a list of the players on the other end of Brady’s 541 TDs during his legendary Patriots tenure:

Regular Season: 541 TDs to 77 different targets 

  • Rob Gronkowski (78)
  • Randy Moss (39)
  • Julian Edelman (36)
  • Wes Welker (34)
  • James White (24)
  • Deion Branch (24)
  • Aaron Hernandez (18)
  • Daniel Graham (17)
  • Benjamin Watson (17)
  • David Patten (16)
  • Troy Brown (15)
  • Christian Fauria (13)
  • David Givens (12)
  • Chris Hogan (11)
  • Danny Amendola (10)
  • Kevin Faulk (10)
  • Mike Vrabel (8)
  • Phillip Dorsett (7)
  • Brandin Cooks (7)
  • Brandon LaFell (7)
  • Shane Vereen (7)
  • Martellus Bennett (6)
  • Jabar Gaffney (6)
  • Tim Wright (6)
  • Dion Lewis (5)
  • Josh Gordon (4)
  • Reche Caldwell (4)
  • Scott Chandler (4)
  • Aaron Dobson (4)
  • Bethel Johnson (4)
  • Brandon Lloyd (4)
  • Malcolm Mitchell (4)
  • Donte' Stallworth (4)
  • Kenbrell Thompkins (4)
  • Danny Woodhead (4)
  • Rex Burkhead (4)
  • Doug Gabriel (3)
  • Chad Jackson (3)
  • Antowain Smith (3)
  • Jermaine Wiggins (3)
  • Brandon Bolden (3)
  • N'Keal Harry (2)
  • Sam Aiken (2)
  • Kyle Brady (2)
  • Chris Baker (2)
  • Alge Crumpler (2)
  • Corey Dillon (2)
  • Tim Dwight (2)
  • Marc Edwards (2)
  • Donald Hayes (2)
  • Keshawn Martin (2)
  • Cordarrelle Patterson (2)
  • Brandon Tate (2)
  • Dwayne Allen (1)
  • Tom Ashworth (1)
  • LaGarrette Blount (1)
  • Matt Lengel (1)
  • Michael Floyd (1)
  • Larry Centers (1)
  • Cam Cleeland (1)
  • Andre' Davis (1)
  • Heath Evans (1)
  • Terry Glenn (1)
  • Michael Hoomanawanui (1)
  • Charles Johnson (1)
  • Laurence Maroney (1)
  • Mathew Mulligan (1)
  • Chad Ochocinco (1)
  • Patrick Pass (1)
  • David Thomas (1)
  • Brian Tyms (1)
  • Dedric Ward (1)
  • Matt LaCosse (1)
  • Ryan Izzo (1)
  • Elandon Roberts (1)
  • Antonio Brown (1)
  • Mohamed Sanu (1)

Postseason: 73 TDs to 28 different targets

  • Rob Gronkowski (12)
  • David Givens (7)
  • Danny Amendola (5)
  • Julian Edelman (5)
  • Deion Branch (4)
  • Chris Hogan (4)
  • Wes Welker (4)
  • Jabar Gaffney (3)
  • Benjamin Watson (3)
  • James White (3)
  • Aaron Hernandez (2)
  • Brandon LaFell (2)
  • Shane Vereen (2)
  • Mike Vrabel (2)
  • Phillip Dorsett (2)
  • Troy Brown (1)
  • Reche Caldwell (1)
  • Alge Crumpler (1)
  • James Develin (1)
  • Kevin Faulk (1)
  • Daniel Graham (1)
  • Bethel Johnson (1)
  • Brandon Lloyd (1)
  • Randy Moss (1)
  • David Patten (1)
  • Nate Solder (1)
  • Dion Lewis (1)
  • Danny Woodhead (1)

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Cordarrelle Patterson bluntly downplays Super Bowl win with Patriots

Cordarrelle Patterson bluntly downplays Super Bowl win with Patriots

After six seasons on three different NFL teams, Cordarrelle Patterson finally earned a Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots in February.

And he could care less.

The veteran wide receiver, who signed with the Chicago Bears in March, was asked at a recent Massachusetts Pirates (Arena League) game how it felt to be a Super Bowl champion ... and gave a surprisingly blunt answer.

"Honestly, that Super Bowl don't mean s--- to me, because I'm in a new role right now," Patterson told Justin Turpin of Redline Media. 

Patriots fans may balk at Patterson's response -- how can he devalue reaching the NFL's mountaintop? -- but it appears he's simply committed to turning the page with his new squad.

"I'm on a new team, so it's a new opportunity for me to bring my legacy and live on to another team," Patterson said. "So, whatever happened last year in the past, that's in the past. I'm trying to just move forward."

Patterson's Instagram activity from immediately after New England's Super Bowl LIII win over the Los Angeles Rams also suggests he fully enjoyed the experience.

The 28-year-old clearly isn't the sentimental type, though, so don't expect him to rave about the "Patriot Way" as he prepares for training camp with his fourth team in four years.

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Cordarrelle Patterson was useful, but Patriots will survive his departure

Cordarrelle Patterson was useful, but Patriots will survive his departure

Do they not have internet access in Chicago? Didn’t anyone out there google Cordarelle Patterson’s 2018 stats?

How else to explain Patterson — a wide receiver who’s not great at catching passes, a kickoff returner in a league trying to banish the kickoff return — agreeing to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Bears?

That’s what he’s done though. So good luck to the Bears.

But even better luck to Patterson.

Nobody should have an issue with Patterson’s 2018 performance in New England, nor the fact he’s going elsewhere for more dough.

Even though he had his limitations as a receiver (he only had 21 receptions), he found a way to impact the Patriots offense. 

He became an emergency running back when injuries at that position hit critical mass. He ran sweeps and caught screens and his mere presence on the field as a large man capable of high speed made defenses account for him every time he went in motion. Just in case.

Patterson also brought back 23 kickoffs with an average of 28.8 per return and a TD.

But Patterson is 28 and he isn’t going to morph into a smooth and reliable wideout capable of being any more than a No. 3. He is what he is. Maybe the Bears are fine with that and see him as that outside complement that can drag coverage downfield with him and be a factor on sweeps.

But creativity will be the order of the day when it comes to Patterson. Otherwise, you’re not going to get much bang at all for those bucks.

Does his departure “hurt” the Patriots? Not really. He’s a bit player. A complement. A garnish. The Patriots have much, much, much bigger fish to fry with their pass-catching personnel than re-signing a guy who doesn’t catch passes so good.

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