JPP: Tom Brady felt phantom pressure

Updated: February 2, 2012, 10:59 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- One day after Jason Pierre-Paul announced that Tom Brady is not God, the dynamic New York Giants pass-rusher claimed Brady was so human during the Giants' regular-season victory over the New England Patriots that he was feeling pressure that did not exist.

Asked Thursday how much a consistent pass rush might negatively impact Brady's performance in Super Bowl XLVI, Pierre-Paul said the Giants didn't even have to get to him in their previous game to affect him.

"I ...

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