FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - With all eyes on New England ahead of Sunday’s AFC Championship, fans are worried about one thing: will Tom Brady play on Sunday?
“He’ll definitely play,” Foxboro High School quarterback Liam Foley told 7News. “They’ll find some sort of work around. Be it a splint or what not.”
Brady, sporting red gloves in practice and at his press conference on Friday, is listed as questionable to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars with a right hand injury. Brady hurt himself on Wednesday when he jammed his throwing hand after being accidentally run into by a teammate, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Foley, who broke his thumb on a teammates helmet in practice this past year, demonstrated what it was like to throw a football with a splint on.
Foley tossed the ball back-and-forth with Jonathan Hall will relative ease.
“It just feels like your thumb is bigger and you can’t really grip it as well so it slides a little,” Foley said.
Foley says Brady will likely feel some pain and his accuracy might be impacted just a bit, but that the 40-year-old veteran should be able to hang in tough.
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