"I am obviously a competitor, so you want to start every game," said Tom Brady. "But everyone knows that Bill is in charge around here so I just have to go along with the plan."
The Patriots don't have a third quarterback so Brady and Hoyer will need to quarterback complete games.
"The Super Bowl, if we make it that far, would give Tom an extra week of rest to get ready and I want my top guy starting that game," said Belichick. "It would also let Brian recover, too, so if we need to bring him in late like the Giants did with Tim Lincecum in the World Series, we have that option."
"I appreciate Bill's confidence in me," said Hoyer, 25, who has thrown only 42 passes in his two-year career. "But, umm I don't know if this is such a good idea. I feel very unprepared. I just don't see how I could win the AFC Championship Game."
At least he's not wearing his Ugg boots. (via KSK)
Let me guess: Gisele made you wear it.
- Cowboys (2-7) -- they can finish 9-7 if they fire their head coach every week for motivation and replace him with someone else on staff
- Vikings (3-6) -- no way Brett Favre will allow his team to miss the increased media coverage of the postseason
- 49ers (3-6) -- I'm pretty sure they actually clinched the NFC West two weeks ago with their 2nd win
- Chargers (4-5) -- the Raiders and Chiefs are both ahead of them in the AFC West, but the Raiders and Chiefs are both ahead of them in the AFC West
- Patriots (7-2) -- Thanks for including this one. It was tough picking from the others.
"I love Justin Bieber most of all," said the 5-time Pro Bowl quarterback. "But my Bieber was getting long and I was, like, 'Ohmigod! If I let it keep growing I could look like iCarly!,' which is only my favorite actress on all of TV. So I did it! And I love it."
Brady passed for 153 yards and a touchdown in New England's win over the Dolphins, which is all head coach Bill Belichick says he cares about.
"I've grown embarrassed of having him on the team," said Belichick. "And he should be embarrassed for himself the way he looks. He's a laughingstock. That said, as long as he doesn't start losing a bunch of games for us, I'll put up with whatever humiliating hairdos he chooses as he works through this mid-life-crisis or multiple 13 year-old personalities disorder thing he's got going."
Brady, wearing an auburn blouse, capri pants and strappy heels to the post-game press conference, disputed reports that his wife, the model Gisele Bundchen, has final say over his appearance.