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Brady Shows He's the Ultimate Team Player

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For the final three years of his Hall of Fame career, Tom Brady will make an average of $9 million per NFL season — or half a million less than the Red Sox will pay Stephen Drew this season.

As Peter King of Sports Illustrated reported yesterday, Brady agreed to a three-year, $27 million contract extension with the Patriots.

A year ago, the Jets signed their starting quarterback to a three-year extension. Mark Sanchez will be paid $40 million.

And you thought the rest of the country hated Brady and the Patriots before this news broke. Hey, Cowboys fans, check it out: Brady’s cap hit for the 2013 season is $3 million less than Tony Romo’s ($13.8 million to $16.8 million).
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