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Older Gentleman Battles Memory Fog at Key Moment

Chicago Bears

Not only did the Bears beat Tom Brady tonight – more soon –  but they also did it with an assist from the ole QB, himself.

With the Bears having gone up a point in the waning moments of the 4th, the Bucs were trying to drive with under a minute left and no timeouts. Nearing midfield, the Bucs had a do-or-die 4th and 5, on which Brady threw mid-depth into great coverage. Incomplete. Game over.

Except Brady thought he was throwing on third down. Perhaps he would have proceeded differently if his memory had served …

Author: Brett Taylor

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