Position statement: Is Tom Brady past his prime?

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Could Tom Brady be in for the same fate as Drew Bledsoe? After taking over for Bledsoe midway through the 2001 season Brady never surrendered the Patriots' starting job. Mike Florio isn't proposing a question of retirement, but rather, if Brady wants to continue playing longer than the Patriots believe he's their best option. At what point must fans envision life without Brady under center?

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