Tom Brady: Could the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback be named NFL Most Valuable Player at 44?

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Despite the emergence of young superstar QBs like Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen, it's 44-year-old Tom Brady who leads the NFL in passing, so is another MVP award likely?
Tom Brady: Could the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback be named NFL Most Valuable Player at 44?

Tom Brady is currently leading the NFL in passing aged 44, throwing for 1,767 yards through the first five weeks

Quarterback is king in the NFL. And the league has arguably never been stronger at the position, with an abundance of young talent.

Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Justin Herbert: these are the new darlings of the NFL. And yet, it's a 44-year-old who leads the league in passing!

Tom Brady, even with all of his monumental achievements in the game already - a record seven Super Bowl rings, to go with three league MVP awards, and having recently been crowned the NFL's all-time leading passer - is arguably having his best ever year.

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Tom Brady becomes the NFL's all-time passing leader on with a 28-yard toss to Mike Evans in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' game against the New England Patriots. Tom Brady becomes the NFL's all-time passing leader on with a 28-yard toss to Mike Evans in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' game against the New England Patriots.

Brady has thrown for 1,767 yards through the first five games of the season - that's 162 better than Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr at number two - and his 15 touchdown passes are second only to Mahomes and the Kansa City Chiefs.

Brady has led the NFL in passing yards only three times before in his storied two-decade career, in 2005, 2007 and 2017 - the latter two of those culminating in two of his MVP Awards.

At the remarkable age of 44, could Brady conceivably claim another given the way he is playing?

"If he wins the MVP, in the era where we have the best quarterbacks we've ever had - passing records…
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