Dan Marino, Joe Montana, John Elway, Peyton Manning and...Tom Brady? Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan believes that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is the best who's ever played the game.
"You're talking about the best quarterback, in my opinion, that's ever played the game," Ryan said. "Hell, I know that. He's that good.
The Patriots and Cowboys are set to meet on Sunday at Gillette Stadium at 4:15 in a battle of two teams with eyes on making it to the Super Bowl this year.
Rob Ryan has some history with the New England Patriots, having been a linebackers coach with the team from 2000 to 2003, winning a Super Bowl ring in 2002, Brady's first as the starting quarterback.
Brady is off to, statistically, the greatest season for an NFL quarterback in the history of the game. He's thrown for 1,874 yards, 14 touchdowns, and completed almost 68% of his passes through the first five weeks of the season.