Julian Edelman

Brady takes his 3rd Super Bowl loss, despite 500-yard game

The ball had just been whacked out of Tom Brady 's right hand at the worst possible moment for the New England Patriots , giving the Philadelphia Eagles the ball just before the two-minute warning.

Brady sat on the turf, resting his arms on his knees with a pose of resignation. Once he reached the sideline and plopped down on the bench, he lowered his head and stared down for several seconds .

This was surely not the end of his unparalleled and sure-bet-for-the-Hall-of-Fame career, but at age 40 there's no guarantee this wasn't the last time he played in a Super Bowl .

"It's a team sport. The Eagles played a better game today," Brady...