| Sports

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Patriots quarterback Brady lauds Crosby's physical therapist

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Email Newsletters

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.
By Dejan Kovacevic
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS — If Tom Brady is living proof, then Sidney Crosby is in good hands.

Brady, the New England Patriots' quarterback, told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Tuesday that he indirectly recommended Alex Guerrero, his Utah-based physical therapist, to the Penguins' ailing captain. And that he did so with full confidence.

"It was through a mutual friend of mine who knows him," Brady said, referring to Crosby.

Guerrero helped Brady recover from knee surgery three years ago, with those two often engaging in four sessions a day.

"He's worked on me for a long time, worked on a lot of guys," Brady said. "I've put a lot of trust in him, and he does a great job. Without him, I don't think I'd be sitting here."

Brady, speaking on Super Bowl Media Day inside Lucas Oil Stadium, was reflecting on his bounce-back 2009 season.

It's believed that Brady and Crosby, who have never met, connected when Crosby sought advice from their mutual acquaintance.

Neither the Penguins nor Crosby have specified what type of treatment — if any — he received from Guerrero. The only word from the team was that Crosby visited Guerrero last week.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.



Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. NFL notebook: Seahawks activate cornerback Lane
  2. Michigan State humbles Penn State in finale
  3. Central Catholic wins 5th WPIAL football title
  4. Offense continues to click as Panthers hold off Kent State, 85-76
  5. Penguins’ Johnston agrees with Dubinsky suspension
  6. New scenery for 1st-year Riverview boys basketball coach Sapotichne
  7. Testing of Tut’s tomb hints at hidden chamber
  8. Penn State women’s soccer team tops WVU, advances to College Cup
  9. Clairton captures 12th WPIAL football championship
  10. South Fayette VFW sending care packages overseas
  11. Exhibits celebrate Pittsburgh artist Haskell’s works