Bootless Brady Off to Arizona
Fans ignore poor weather for send off at Foxboro
By Mike Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 27, 2008 9:44 PM CST
New England Patriots defensive lineman Richard Seymour acknowledges the fans as he gets on a bus following a send off rally at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008. (AP Photo/Stew...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – There's been a Tom Brady sighting—and this time he was neither limping nor wearing a boot. The star quarterback and his teammates today took part in a pep rally at Gillette Stadium before leaving for next week's Super Bowl XLII in Arizona. Today he proclaimed himself ready to play, certainly to the delight of Pats fans everywhere.

"We're going to Arizona for one reason...to bring the trophy back to Foxboro," said Gisele Bundchen's boyfriend, whose health has been the focus of media attention for days. A photographer spotted him limping near his home Saturday but Brady apparently slept off whatever ailed him. Thousands braved lousy weather to cheer on the football juggernaut that's chasing a perfect season.