Tom Brady's talk is on field

Unlike the Jets, the Patriots' ultra-competitive QB keeps it between the lines

Updated: January 13, 2011, 6:57 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady played it cool Wednesday when asked his thoughts on being called an "ass---" by New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie. No surprise there.

Brady wasn't going to get into a war of words before Sunday's game because that's simply not his way. He saves it for the field, and that's why Cromartie used the wrong "A" word when it comes to Brady. Assassin, on the football field, is more like it.

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