Only Joe Montana, Brady's idol growing up, finished ahead of him in the football category. Rounding out the top five in order were Peyton Manning, Walter Payton and Jim Brown.
All-time, regardless of sport, Brady was ranked No. 9. Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, Muhammad Ali, Serena Williams, Manning, Montana, LeBron James and Tiger Woods were ranked ahead of him.
It seems that even the staunchest Patriots/Brady detractors recognize how good Brady truly is.
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