Broncos think Tom Brady’s a crybaby? DE Smith: ‘That would be an accurate statement’

Brady reacts to a holding call when the Patriots visited the Broncos on Nov. 29, 2015.

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Time for another war-of-words appetizer before Sunday’s main course.

From dirty jokes to denials, a look back at Deflategate absurdities 1 year later

On Monday, Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall took a shot at New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, saying Gronk is so hard to cover " ’cause he pushes off." Meanwhile Marshall’s defensive-end teammate Antonio Smith reportedly took an opportunity to jab at Patriots QB Tom Brady.

It’s not all grenades coming from the Broncos camp, though. Brady got a pretty nice compiment his former teammate and current Broncos defensive back Aqib Talib:

Tell us Tom, how does that make you feel?