Brady tells Pats fans not to worry about his shoul­der

The Intelligencer (Belleville) - - SPORTS -

FOXBOR­OUGH, Mass. — Pa­tri­ots quar­ter­back Tom Brady is telling New Eng­land fans not to worry about the left shoul­der in­jury that kept him out of prac­tice ear­lier in the week.

Brady says he’ll be on the field Sun­day to play the New York Jets in a fight for first place in the AFC East.

Brady re­port­edly went for an MRI on the left shoul­der this week. But he says it’s just the typ­i­cal bumps and bruises all play­ers pick up this time of year.

The 40-year-old Brady leads the NFL with 1,702 pass­ing yards. He has thrown for 11 touch­downs with one in­ter­cep­tion and an­other pick-6 that was of­fi­cially ruled a fum­ble.

He’s also been sacked 16 times, more than in all 12 games he played in last year. be­lieve in and you don’t bow to any­one.”

Pro­fes­sional and col­lege foot­ball play­ers and ath­letes in other sports have been kneel­ing or protest­ing dur­ing the an­them. The move­ment was started by for­mer San Fran­cisco 49ers quar­ter­back Colin Kaeper­nick last sea­son over his view of po­lice mis­treat­ment of black males.

The school says Du­rante was cut be­cause he vi­o­lated a team de­ci­sion to show unity by kneel­ing dur­ing the coin toss, but stand­ing dur­ing the an­them.

The school says the play­ers un­der­stood there could be con­se­quences for any­one that didn’t sup­port the team’s de­ci­sion.

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