Tom Brady is making a mockery of the NFL at an age when most quarterbacks are in a rocking chair

Tom Brady may be 40 years old, but he is still the best quarterback in the world.

Through the first 12 games of the season, Brady has thrown 26 touchdown passes, behind only Carson Wentz (33) and Russell Wilson (29). Both of those players have played one more game than Brady, and Wentz is now out for the season with a knee injury. That means, Brady has a good shot to lead the NFL in touchdowns for the second time in three seasons.

More impressively, Brady has thrown just four interceptions. In the three seasons since Brady turned 38, he leads the NFL with 90 touchdown passes and has thrown just 13 interceptions, for an incredible 6.92 TD-to-INT ratio. Aaron Rodgers is the only other QB (min. 1,300 attempts) with a ratio even half as good, and even his ratio is 2.25 less than Brady’s. Not bad for a QB who should be retired by now.

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