PHOENIX — The image of Tom Brady in the crushing aftermath of Super Bowl XLVI remains an indelible moment in recent new england patriots history. Brady sat in front of his locker, towel draped over his head, looking downward between his football cleats for what seemed like an eternity. He was a beaten and battered quarterback who couldn’t be consoled.
The scene was so perfectly captured that night in Indianapolis by award-winning columnist Dan Wetzel, the words penned four years after the devastation of a near-perfect season denied in Super Bowl XLII. more