Tom Brady chatted up one of his old favorites in Tom Rathman, then pushed aside all that nostalgia for a few hours to earn his 199th career victory.
Brady threw for 280 yards and four touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the 49ers 30-17 on Sunday. Brady tied Hall of Famer Brett Favre for second-most wins by a quarterback in NFL history. With his next win, Brady will match Peyton Manning for the top spot.
Back home in the Bay Area playing on San Francisco's home field for the first time, facing the team he cheered as a boy, Brady handled the game and took care of the ball on a day it was difficult to do so.
When the game ended, a rainbow had emerged over the...