FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Now not recognized for his scrambling skill, and regularly dropping yards because of widespread game-ending kneel-downs, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in spite of everything reached a milestone he has had joked about a number of occasions this season: 1,000 dashing yards.
Brady hit the mark with a Five-yard scramble within the first quarter of Sunday’s house recreation in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings.
The Patriots’ reliable Twitter account had some amusing in noting Brady’s “milestone,” as Brady had wanted Five yards coming into the sport.
Brady’s run got here on a third-and-Three play, and he slid on the finish of it, ahead of signaling first down from the bottom.
In line with ESPN Stats & Knowledge analysis, the 41-year-old entered play Sunday having misplaced 160 dashing yards to kneel-downs since 2006, the 12 months performs started being categorized as “kneels.”
Brady has been with reference to hitting the 1,000-yard mark because the heart of the season, pronouncing in early November, “I have more or less inched alongside there for a very long time. It truly hasn’t been part of my recreation.”
When requested the working play he is maximum pleased with, he picked a 1-yard landing in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens within the 2011 AFC Championship Sport.
“Ray Lewis put his helmet proper in the course of my again. That was once most probably the only I take into account essentially the most, as it most probably harm essentially the most.”