• Brady, Smith sit as Patriots beat Redskins 26-17

    6 days ago - By National Post

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Colt McCoy outplayed Brian Hoyer in a scrimmage of backup quarterbacks, while Tom Brady and Alex Smith stayed on the sidelines counting their money.
    On the day that the Patriots reportedly sweetened Brady's contract with $5 million in incentives, the reigning NFL MVP sat out the team's exhibition season opener.
    So did his Washington counterpart, Smith, who was traded to the nation's capital in the off-season and received a four-year, $94 million extension.
    In their place, McCoy completed 13 of 18 passes for 189 yards and two touchdowns as Washington opened 17-0 lead in...
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