His eyes staring straight ahead, Tom Brady strode down the corridors of Cleveland’s FirstEnergy Stadium and into the visiting locker room three hours before he’ll finally take the field in a 2016 NFL game.
Brady was wearing headphones around his neck and a glare on his face Sunday morning. He already had his game face on.
The New England quarterback came off the suspended list on Monday after serving a four-game suspension for his role in the use of deflated footballs in the 2014 AFC championship game. The Patriots went 3-1 without him.
“Deflategate” is behind Brady. In front of him are the 0-4 Cleveland Browns at 1 p.m.