Tom Brady downplays knee injury

Updated: August 19, 2013, 7:44 PM ET
By Field Yates and Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he hadn't been wearing a knee brace in practice, but he's changed his mind after last Wednesday's scare.

One person, in particular, has had a heavy influence: owner Robert Kraft.

"Mr. Kraft felt pretty strongly about me wearing it," Brady said. "He said, 'What's the problem?' I said 'I'll wear it, I'll wear it.' "

Brady, who spoke with reporters Monday after practice, delivered that line with a smile. ...

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