If you want to eat like Brady, you can!
The quarterback just released a $200 cookbook that consists of 89 recipes that all use ingredients that are Brady-approved. After dinner, it’s time for bedtime in the Brady house, and that’s when things get interesting.
So Brady does have a weakness: Reading Portuguese.
Jets fans, make sure to taunt him with signs written in Portuguese the next time the Patriots are playing in New York.
Anyway, between his family and football, it might not sound like Brady has much downtime, and that’s the truth.
“During the season, most of my time to unwind is in my car ride home,” Brady told ABC News. “When I get home, it’s being with my kids. There’s not much time to unwind, but you know what, it’s because I love what I do. I look forward to the season. I look forward to playing games. It doesn’t ever feel like work.”
When Brady does get some downtime in the offseason, there are a few things that he does like to do.
“I have hobbies. I like being active,” Brady said. “I like to surf a lot, play a little bit of golf.”
He also likes to cliff-dive.
Based on Brady’s lifestyle, it looks like Benjamin Franklin was right: “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.”
The Ole’ Gunslinger is finally coming back to Lambeau Field. Brett Favre served notice of his return to Green Bay on Monday in order for the Packers to retire his jersey.
Favre posted a note on his website stating he’s “pleased to announce that I will be returning to Green Bay, Wisconsin in 2015 for induction into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and retirement of my jersey.”
It’s been expected that No. 4 would come back to Lambeau at some point in order for him to be retired into the Packers Hall of Fame. There were concerns Favre might get booed if he came back in 2014 and the health of Bart Starr — Favre wanted to return with the other legendary Packers quarterback — proved to be an obstacle last year as well.
The Falcons are certainly not the first team to bring in SEALs to work with. ThePatriots did it last year, for example.
For four days, Falcons players worked with retired SEALs on “a combination of physical training and classroom sessions, focused on developing some of the core tools of SEAL training: mental toughness and resilience, teamwork and stress management.” What does that mean?
What did the coaches and players think of the experience? “We learned that leadership comes from all levels,” Quinn said. “Just because a player is going into his second or third year doesn’t mean he isn’t going to have significant leadership value here.”
Quarterback Matt Ryan noted that it wasn’t the first time a coach has brought in an outside influence to talk to players, but that this was different because the SEALs embedded themselves with the team for four days. He was also struck by how some teammates changed their routine due to the SEALs’ presence.
“We would see guys at 3:30 in the afternoon in our facility just talking with the SEALs. That doesn’t happen this time of the year. Usually when you are done, people are out of here pretty quickly.”
Philadelphia’s best fit: DB Jalen Mills, LSU, No. 233 overall
With at least one defensive back selected in nine of the past 10 drafts, LSU has become a virtual minor-league team for NFL clubs in need of help in the secondary.
And while he may lack the elite athleticism or stopping power that helped Patrick Peterson (Arizona Cardinals) and LaRon Landry (New York Jets) earned Pro Bowl honors after starring in the SEC, Mills offers plenty of traits which project well to the next level, including agility, instincts and versatility.
The 6-foot-1, 191-pound Mills started 46 games at LSU, beginning his career outside at cornerback before sliding inside to handle safety and nickel duties as an upperclassman. During that time, Mills recorded 216 tackles, 16 pass breakups and six interceptions.
To make it in professional football at age 38 (he turns 39 in August), Brady really has to take care of his body, and that’s where his day starts.
The quarterback says the he wakes up at 5:30 a.m. every day.