New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady immerses himself in football 24/7, and this off-season he is determined to pass on his wisdom to his young receivers.
Considering the youthful nature of his receiving corp, the fact that Brady inspired them to an AFC Championship Game appearance last season is an unbelievable feet.
Gone of the days when Brady could rely on Randy Moss or Wes Welker to make big plays for him.
The new age Patriots have all been about quick receivers in the slot and powerful tight ends.
However, Brady's number one receiver tight-end Rob Gronkowski was out for much of last season due to injury, and the supposed replacement for Welker, Danny Amendola, didn't live up to expectations.
Other players such as Julian Edelman stepped up at times, and now it seems Brady will get to work with 22-year-old wide-out Aaron Dobson in a bid to get him up to scratch for the 2014 NFL season.
Dobson has maintained regular contact with Brady during the off-season and he is expected to join the Pats signal caller in Los Angeles, where the QB will run high intense practices with his receivers.
“I think it’s going to be a big jump,” said Dobson, who was fifth on the team with 37 receptions. “Everyone does say it’s a big jump from year one to year two, so I’ve got to benefit as much as I can with the workouts, getting with Tom, running extra routes, getting my timing right with him, extra time in the playbook.
"I’ve been here for a year, so it’s just growing. I think this is going to be the biggest year.
(The expectations are) definitely high. Coming into next year, we can definitely do some things," Dobson told the Boston Herald.