The Tom Brady free agency sweepstakes continues. 

The big question is, who will flinch first? 

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So far the Patriots have remained steadfast, and that may be irking Tom Brady. 

Stephen A. Smith explained Monday on ESPN’s “First Take” that a direct message of affirmation from Bill Belichick could go a long way toward bridging whatever gap exists between the sides. Basically, according to Smith’s sources, Brady wants to feel wanted.

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