Twelve days of rest should be enough time for Tom Brady's ailing ankle to heal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Brady, who's MRI Monday reportedly showed only a sprain and no serious damage, should be able to start in the Patriots' home playoff game on Jan. 16. The veteran signal-caller suffered the injury in the second quarter of the team's eventual loss to the Dolphins Sunday.
Brady played nearly every snap of the team's 20-10 loss, missing only the final two minutes or so after the game was out of reach.
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