Tom Brady touchdown lifts Patriots and gets a classic call (audio)

October 14, 2013

Kenbrell Thompkins’s catch of Tom Brady’s clutch throw set off a wild evening that moved from Foxborough to Fenway. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

In the history of all the great things Tom Brady has done on a football field, his game-winning touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins as time expired Sunday has to rank right up there, tucked just behind Super Bowls and AFC championship games.

But only this one had “unicorns.” And “show ponies.” And “where’s the beef?”

All three of those somehow found their way into the play call by New England Patriots broadcaster Scott Zolak, who rasped out, “Brady’s back! That’s your quarterback! Who left the building? Unicorns, show ponies, where’s the beef!”

It was … fabulous. And it completely overshadowed Tom Brady’s “dad sweater”…

…and Shecky Belichick’s postgame “whew” …

… and poor Rob Ryan …


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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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