Who says you need to bench press a million pounds and run a 4.2 40-yard dash to be the greatest quarterback of all time?
That’s certainly not the case for Tom Brady, who is widely considered the GOAT with his seven Super Bowl rings.
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Of course, Brady is far from the most athletic person to be under center, but Hall of Fame quarterback and analyst Troy Aikman took him several steps further.
“I make fun of him: he’s the least athletic quarterback in the game,” Aikman told the “Sports Illustrated Media Podcast” this week. “I’m 56 years old and I’m pretty sure I can outrun him in the 40-yard dash.”
And despite Brady’s 5.28-second 40-yard dash at the combine 23 years ago, frankly it doesn’t even matter.
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“He’ll get the ball out, he doesn’t create negative plays and that’s why any team that’s playing with a quarterback like him, one, is the best to do it, but also, the coaches know, they see that, they recognize, a this guy, you can’t keep him in this,” Aikman added with his backhanded compliment. “If you give him a chance in the fourth quarter, it’s going to be a tough finish.”
Brady, in his 23rd season, was selected in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. Now, he holds a ton of NFL records as he competes for his eighth Super Bowl, which would be two more than any other NFL franchise. the NFL.
Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take on the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night in their wild card round matchup.
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The Bucs finished 8-9, but since they won the NFC South, they will host the game against the Cowboys, who finished 12-5 but placed second in the NFC East.