Patriots quarterback Tom Brady practicing patience with rookie receivers

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FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady has learned this year that working with a cadre of inexperienced receivers has been like dealing with his 3-year old son.

The Patriots quarterback, on the eve of his 14th season, said he’s been working on his patience as he tries to integrate so many new teammates into the offense.

“Some guys haven’t experienced the things I’ve experienced, so you try to talk about, ‘OK, this is possibly going to happen, if it happens then I want you to make this adjustment,’ ” Brady said. “Well, it happens and then the adjustment’s not made and I say, ‘Well, I told you . . . ’ But sometimes that’s what I do with my 3-year old, too, and he doesn’t listen either.”

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