Tom Brady's surreal day ends well

From a car accident to a contract extension, Sept. 9, 2010 was a day to remember

Updated: September 10, 2010, 7:53 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

When New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady writes the definitive book on his Hall of Fame career, he could fill a chapter with what unfolded on Sept. 9, 2010. No game was played, but there were potential life-altering events.

The day started with a scary car accident in Boston's Back Bay that shook him up and had news helicopters circling Gillette Stadium filming his every move on the practice field. It ended with him signing a four-year, $72 million extension from 2011 to 2014 ...

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