​Earning ​Tom Brady's trust is not a simple task. Many wide receivers in the past have failed to do so, and as a result, they are no longer on the ​New England Patriots


With that being said, one receiver who has entered Brady's circle of trust is fourth-year wide receiver Phillip Dorsett (at least according to Brady's Instagram).


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The caption reads, "It's not the critic who counts," which most likely refers to Dorsett's documented past as a bust on the Indianapolis Colts.


What most likely promoted Brady's post was Dorsett's outstanding game versus the Houston Texans last Sunday. Against a stout Texans defense, Dorsett was able to go off for 66 yards and a touchdown, catching all seven target thrown to him.


Not only did Dorsett's performance earn him Brady's vote of confidence, but it also made him a popular fantasy football waiver wire pickup coming into Week 2. 

Leaving a struggling Colts team for the Patriots might have been just what Dorsett needed to revive his career.