Tom Brady plays catch with Gisele during suspension (Photo)

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has started serving his four-game suspension for the DeflateGate controversy. Brady is forbidden from interacting with his teammates until he returns from his suspension. Not even this will stop the four-time Super Bowl champion from staying on his top of his game, though. The Patriots quarterback was spotted throwing passes to his wife, Gisele Bundchen. The Brazilian model took a photo of their practice on her Instagram account.

Although Gisele may have no football background, the photo indicates that she is athletic enough to keep up with Brady in their workout. Her apparent leaping ability even hints that she may be a skilled pass catcher. Brady could contact old teammates such as former Patriots wide receivers Randy Moss or Wes Welker, but his suspension clearly gives him more time to spend with his wife. Brady confirmed this sentiment.

"I like whatever it is, as long as we're together," Brady said to FOX Sports. "Whether it's movies or dinner or walks or whatever, our lives are busy. Especially during the football season for me, I don't get a lot of time, but whenever I do get the time, it's a precious time for me."

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Despite missing their future Hall of Fame quarterback, the Patriots have a relatively experienced backup waiting in the wings. Jimmy Garoppolo enters his third NFL season and will have genius head coach Bill Belichick to guide him through this four-game stretch. It will be far from easy though since the Patriots will open on the road against the Arizona Cardinals.

To make matters worse, All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski will miss the season opener with a hamstring injury. However, the Patriots' schedule will become much easier from there. They will face the Miami Dolphins, Houston Texans and Buffalo Bills before Brady returns from his suspension.

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GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Gisele Bundchen, wife of Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots, walks on the field with their son, Benjamin after defeating the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots kisses his wife Gisele Bundchen after defeating the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen (R) gestures alongside US American football player Tom Brady during a closing ceremony ahead of the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA World Cup at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, 2014. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)
Gisele Bndchen and Tom Brady attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen (C) walks alongside US American football player Tom Brady during a closing ceremony ahead of the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA World Cup at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, 2014. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Karwai Tang/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady and attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - MARCH 27: Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are seen on March 27, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Stickman/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady attend 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: NFL player Tom Brady (L) and model Gisele Bundchen attend the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for The Huffington Post)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen attends the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 01: Tom Brady is seen kissing his wife Gisele Bundchen on June 01, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Stickman/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen attend the Costume Institute Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 7, 2012, celebrating the opening of Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen attends the 'Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
BOSTON - APRIL 20: Tom Brady and Gisselle Bundchen kiss in a roof box stand during the seventh inning stretch as the Boston Red Sox face the New York Yankees on the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots chats with his wife Gisele Bundchen speak in the press conference area after the Patriots lost 21-17 against the New York Giants during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen attends the 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2011 in New York City.
NEW YORK - MAY 03: Tom Brady and model Gisele Bündchen attend the Costume Institute Gala Benefit to celebrate the opening of the 'American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity' exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 3, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 03: NFL player Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen attend the Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2010 Costume Institute Ball at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 3, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/WireImage for Vogue)
NEW YORK - MAY 04: Tom Brady of the New England Patriots and Gisele Bundchen attend 'The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - MAY 05: Actress/model Gisele Bundchen and athlete Tom Brady attend the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 'Superheroes: Fashion And Fantasy' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - MAY 05: Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady at the Costume Institute Gala celebrating Superheroes:Fashion and Fantasy .. and held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 11: Model Gisele Bundchen (L) and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attend the opening of Ermenegildo Zegna Global Store on 5th Avenue on March 11, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
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