By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
So much for a quiet bye week.
Since the NFL and AFL clasped hands in 1970, rosters in pro football have increased from 40 to 53 players. Throw in the practice squad, and there are 61 men immediately available nowadays to any team.
He "keeps everything even keeled for everybody throughout the course of this playoff run," said retired wide receiver Troy Brown, Brady's teammate from 2000-07. "That's really what he has to do as the head man out there on the football field."
"I don't think it was a big issue," he said. "I don't think it'll be a big issue now. And that's one of the benefits of having the bye week off. So I'm sure somebody on the offensive side of the ball or Belichick himself can get the things done that he needs to get done there offensively"