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Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Brady moves to head of MVP class

By Jackie MacMullan



FOXBOROUGH, Mass -- Never mind.

The game of the year? A 45-3 drubbing can't possibly qualify.

That storyline about Rex Ryan "owning" the New England Patriots and their quarterback? Not so much.

The impenetrable Jets defense? You might want to, ahem, amend that as well.

Here's one thing we know we all got right in the wake of New England's dominating win: Tom Brady is the best quarterback in the NFL. In fact, it's time to take the next step and declare him the league's Most Valuable Player, the undisputed leader of a group that is looking more and more like the team to beat, no matter what the defensive statistics indicate.

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