Why is Nobody Talking About How Bad Tom Brady Has Been This Year?

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - NOVEMBER 17:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts during the first half against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on November 17, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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The New England Patriots are 9-1 on the year and currently boast the best record in the AFC. New England's ridiculously good defense has covered up its flaws on offense for the most part in 2019.

When talking about poor offenses in the NFL, most of the blame is usually placed on the quarterback. So why haven't people been talking about how bad Tom Brady has been this season?

Brady ranks in the bottom half of the league in completion percentage, passing yards, and passer rating through 10 games. The 42-year old clearly has not been at his best this season.

You know who else thinks Brady's performance thus far hasn't lived up to expectations? Tom Brady.

Even after a victory in Philadelphia, the six-time Super Bowl Champion is noticeably upset. Brady completed just 55.3% of his passes vs. the Eagles in Week 11.

Brady has been trigger happy and paranoid in the pocket all season. He and the offense should get a boost when starting left tackle Isiah Wynn returns to the active roster, but one player on the offensive line will not solve all of their problems on that side of the ball.

It's also worth noting that he hasn't received any help from his running game. Still, this is the GOAT we are talking about, and he hasn't been playing like it as of late. While we won't be surprised one bit when he turns it on during the playoffs, it's hard to ignore the very obvious struggles during the regular season that seem to be flying under the radar.