NFL Awards Watch: Can Tom Brady win an MVP in just 12 games? Yep (Shutdown Corner)

The New England Patriots have always been good at using slights to their advantage, and hopefully by now you’re aware of what happened in deflate-gate (please, please don’t make me recap it for you). The Patriots went 3-1 without Brady, and now a presumably hacked off Brady comes back. Nobody has ever won the Associated Press NFL MVP award missing four or more games.