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Ex-teammate rips Tom Brady for brain comment: ‘Made me throw up in my mouth’

One of Tom Brady’s former teammates is disgusted by the quarterback’s “irresponsible” opinion on concussions. Linebacker Ted Johnson, who won three Super Bowls with the Patriots, said Brady’s claim that his “brain is wired for contact” sends a dangerous message. “I’ll be honest, and I love Tom, it made me throw up in my mouth a little bit,” Johnson told Boston’s The Sports Hub on Thursday. “It was very irresponsible for Tom to talk like that. ‘My brain’s wired for contact.’ “So, what, Kevin Turner’s wasn’t? Junior Seau’s wasn’t? Justin Strzelczyk’s brain wasn’t? Andre Waters’ brain wasn’t wired for contact? But yours is (wired for contact)? It was very insensitive and I thought irrespon ...