The Difference Between Tom Brady And Tony Romo & Carson Palmer - in Words

Cold, Hard Football Facts for Dec 04, 2013

Since the 1970 NFL merger, Tom Brady leads all NFL quarterbacks in win percentage in the final quarter of the season.

He's 40-8 in the final four games of the regular season in his career. That's an .833 win percentage.

Here's Brady: “Right now is when we say football season starts. The mental toughness, the discipline, the attitude, the work ethic, this is when it starts to show up. Those are intangibles that you don’t really see in September and August when things are fresh and everyone is hopeful. Now you really see where you’re at and you see how you match up against other teams. We have to go out there and prove it and earn it.”

Brady's performance in December/the final quarter of the season is near flawless. It's a stark contrast from Mr. November, Tony Romo. 

As far as the final four games of the regular season go, here's what Tony Romo says: "We just need to keep winning games. More than anything, you've got to keep stacking wins together and then see where you're at in the end."

That'll get the troops fired up! 

Just for fun, here's Carson Palmer on the final quarter of the season: "There's a month of football left. There's a lot of football left to be played and a lot of crazy things happen this time of year. We just have to keep our heads down, continue to work and take it one game at a time. That's all you can worry about right now."

Keep your heads down? No, Carson; keep your head up so you can see the field! 

Whether it comes to on-field performance or off-field quotes, Tom Brady is still the head of the class.

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