Tom Brady is old enough to be Daniel Jones’ father in football and natural terms.
The age difference between the New England Patriots quarterback and New York Giants signal-caller Daniel Jones will be the second largest among opposing starting quarterbacks in nearly 70 years, according to NFL statisticians. Brady and Jones will lead their teams Thursday night at Gillette Stadium when they meet in a Week 6 game.
This statistic is just the latest reminder of the star age difference between Brady, a 42-year-old certified NFL legend, and Jones, the 22-year-old whom the Giants picked sixth overall in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Jones revealed Wednesday Brady’s Patriots induced his first bout of football-related heartbreak in 2004 when they beat his beloved Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl XXXVIII. Jones was just 6 at the time. Brady was 26 and in his fourth NFL season.
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