Tom Brady isn’t committed to playing in 2018. Unless he is.
That’s the quick summary of the new report from ESPN, an obvious effort to advance a story that emerged on Monday when Brady didn’t report for the start of the offseason program 鈥?and more significantly when Tom Curran of NBC Sports Boston suggested that Brady is leading an open revolt against coach Bill Belichick and the Patriot Way.
Here’s the story, as advanced by ESPN: Womens Tim Hardaway Jersey Brady hasn’t said with certainty that he’ll play in 2018, but people who know him expect him to play.
The non-story story prompted Jimmy Traina of SI.com to make this observation: Here’s why athletes hate the media. ESPN blasts out a story saying Tom Brady hasn’t committed to playing in 2018. Story quotes two ‘sources.’ Both say Brady will play. Not one quote in the story says he may not play.
The truth here seems to be that ESPN wanted to plant a flag regarding the possibility of a retirement, in the event that Brady does the unlikely and walks away. This way, ESPN can claim it was at the forefront of the reporting on the issue, even if for now ESPN really isn’t reporting anything.
For now, Manning, who turned 42 last month, will continue to speak at various events, do philanthropic work and spend time with his family. He remains one of the entertainment industry’s top free agents, as the team website called him.
You’ve just got to give a greater measure of resolve, manager Andy Green. Balls have just got to be put in play. We didn’t do that. We’ve got to do better.
The messaging is great, it’s about being stubbon with what you’re looking for, he added. If you get that one pitch, you’ve got to put it in play. If you let yourself get into pitcher’s counts all the time, where you’re chasing outside the strike zone, they’re going to get you. They’re going to punch you out.
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