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Pats' Brady excited about becoming a father

NEW YORK (Feb. 20, 2007) -- Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is happy about becoming a father, his agent told The Associated Press.

It was the first comment from Brady's camp since it was disclosed that actress Bridget Moynahan, the former girlfriend of New England 's three-time Super Bowl winning quarterback, is three months pregnant. Her publicist, Christina Papadopoulous, has said Brady is the father.

"Tom and his family are excited about the pregnancy, and want to thank everyone who has shown support, and particularly for their consideration of Tom's privacy," Brady's agent, Don Yee, told the AP.

Brady and Moynahan split up late last year after a three-year relationship. Brady, a two-time Super Bowl MVP, has since been seen with lingerie model Gisele Bundchen, and media outlets have reported the two are dating.

Moynahan, 35, has appeared in films such as Coyote Ugly and I, Robot and the ABC television series Six Degrees. Brady, 29, was named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2002.

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