Breathe easy, Patriots fans and fantasy owners: Tom Brady is back at practice (Shutdown Corner)

While Jimmy Garoppolo showed in his two September starts that he’s a more than competent quarterback, there’s still something unsettling for New England Patriots fans when they see that The Franchise, Tom Brady, misses two straight days of practice. Brady did not practice on Wednesday or Thursday, and the team has listed him with a knee injury, though it’s unclear when the injury happened. Tom Brady was back at practice on Friday.