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Brady's history in preseason finale

8/29/2012

The Patriots visit the Giants in the preseason finale on Wednesday, marking the eighth straight year they've met in the final game of the preseason. One question of interest: How much, if at all, will Tom Brady play?

Here is a look back at Brady's history in the preseason finale since he became a starter (2002-present):

2002: Starts, 3 series, 7 of 10 for 59 yards

2003: Starts, 2 series, 8 of 10 for 63 yards, TD

2004: Doesn't play (Rohan Davey starts)

2005: Doesn't play (Doug Flutie starts)

2006: Doesn't play (Matt Cassel starts)

2007: Doesn't play (Matt Cassel starts)

2008: Doesn't play (Matt Cassel starts)

2009: Doesn't play (Brian Hoyer starts)

2010: Starts, 2 series, 4 of 8 for 51 yards, TD, INT

2011: Starts, 4 series*, 5 of 9 for 116 yards

* First series consisted of one play, with ball at Giants' 1-yard line after turnover