Titans head coach Mike Vrabel played with Tom Brady early on in his career and isn’t ready to write off the Patriots quarterback yet.  Did Brady have a down year statistically and ride his defense for a few wins this year?  Absolutely.

But as Vrabel pointed out on a conference call with the New England media, Brady is still doing many things well.  His down season says more about the offense as a whole and not any decline in his skills.

RELATED: Tom Brady and Bill Belichick Address the Possibility That Saturday Game Could Be Brady’s Last With the Patriots

The Patriots never replaced Rob Gronkowski and failed to develop a reliable complimentary option to Julian Edelman.  On top of that, the running game has been inconsistent.

All of that and the Patriots still won 12 games.

Flip the Page to read the report: