The New England Patriots’ second preseason game is in the books and it saw the return of the NFL’s greatest ever quarterback: Tom Brady played his first game of the year against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles and played essentially the entire first half of his team’s 37-20 victory. During his two quarters worth of work, the 41-year old led four scoring drives and laid the foundation for the Patriots’ second straight win.
Brady did that by looking no different than he did during his MVP campaign last year: he spread the football around with running back James White as his favorite target, moved well in the pocket, and quickly reestablished his connection with wide receiver Julian Edelman. All in all, it was a typical day at the office for the veteran passer – one that can be relived through the video below:
19/26, 172 yards, and 2 touchdowns.— NFL (@NFL) August 17, 2018
Every Tom Brady throw from #PHIvsNE! pic.twitter.com/fEWOcfnDMa
On the day, Brady completed 19 of his 26 pass attempts, and threw for 172 yards and two touchdowns – one each to Chris Hogan and the aforementioned James White.