Brady's beating is cause for concern

Updated: August 25, 2012, 4:21 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

TAMPA -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady hopes to play well into his 40s, but if he keeps taking bruising hits like he did in Friday night's preseason loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he might be lucky to make it to 40.

A battered Brady was the biggest takeaway from the Patriots' 30-28 loss to the Buccaneers, a game that wasn't as close as the score indicated.

We know preseason games don't count, but they do if your franchise quarterback is being driven into the ...

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