Originally Posted by bladefd
1) You talk about competition.. Brady has been in the weaker AFC division. Cool Joe was NFC in the 80s. Even back then, NFC was stronger overall.
Lack of competition should never be mentioned when talking about Brady.
If you don't know, the AFC during Brady's first half of his career was superior to the NFC.
- The '01 & '02 Raiders
- Manning's Colts
- Ravens with elite defense
- Steelers with elite defense
- Manning's Broncos
These are the teams Brady had to face in his own conference throughout his career.... 3 of those teams won super bowls, all 5 made a super bowl appearance. And for Brady's competition in the Super Bowl?
01 Rams - One of the greatest offenses in history. Won a super bowl 2 years prior.
03 Panthers - Ok ok ok....one hit wonders
04 Eagles - Extremely talented team that made 4 straight NFC title games
14 Seahawks - One of the greatest defenses ever. Won a super bowl the year before.