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Tom Brady has reached such a sustained level of greatness, especially in the playoffs, that the former sixth-round NFL Draft pick is now in the G.O.A.T. conversation.
If Brady's Super Bowl success isn't strong enough proof of his greatness, there's also his numerous NFL passing records and his stranglehold on the postseason record book.
But, here's a new one, Brady is now
Number of players with at least six titles— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 4, 2019
NFL: 1 (Tom Brady) pic.twitter.com/D332eanujr
How Many Times Has Tom Brady Been to the Super Bowl
Brady has now tallied six wins in nine Super Bowl appearances. In comparison, Major League Baseball has 26 players with six or more titles, the NHL has 24 and the NBA has 13.
That's right, among all of the great players of yester-year, not one has been able to match Brady's consistent ability to come up big when it matters most, in the Super Bowl. Brady has transcended sport and has gone from being compared to Joe Montana and Peyton Manning to the NBA G.O.A.T., Michael Jordan, who famously won six NBA championships.
"Basketball is a sport built for dynasties, football isn't. 13 NBA players have 6 rings. 1 NFL player does. Last name Brady, first name Tom. There's my argument."@ColinCowherd compares Tom Brady and Michael Jordan pic.twitter.com/h1iTvt2PYn— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) February 5, 2019
The six-title feat is particularly impressive considering that Brady accomplished it playing football, the sport with shorter professional careers and that is