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Brady still Patriots' leading man

Despite glitches, injuries, QB should be at team's helm for some time to come

Updated: February 2, 2010, 10:07 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

Editor's note: This is the second installment of a week-long series looking at the next decade in Boston sports.

"And now, introducing the offensive starters for the 2017 New England Patriots. At quarterback, in his 18th season, Tom Brady."

When the greatest player in franchise history looks into his crystal football, this is what he sees and what he hopes becomes reality.

Tom Brady wants to play until he is 40. He's said it over and over.

So ...

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