Alex Guerrero: Tom Brady Trainer's Team Privileges Reined In

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Brady reportedly talked coach Bill Belichick into allowing Guerrero - whose methods are often at odds with the methods of the Patriots' official training staff, according to the report - to have an office near the team's locker room.

On Tuesday, the Boston Globe published a report claiming that Patriots coach Bill Belichick has taken steps to limit Guerrero's presence around the team, including banning him from team's private charter and sideline on game days.

Belichick: "I meet with all the players all the time". And as such, his constant presence has previously drawn complaints from the Patriots' medical and training staff, according to a 2015 report from the Boston Globe. According to the Globe, Belichick indicated to the training staff that his "hands were tied" because of Brady's elite status on the team. There is a TB12 Sports Therapy Center just outside of Gillette Stadium.

MA state regulators also stepped in when Guerrero began doing business with Brady at the TB12 Center. He's also banned from traveling with the team, and the only player he can treat at Gillette Stadium is Brady.

Brady and several other players have trained and received treatment there since the center opened in 2013, according to the newspaper. However, Guerrero's endeavors have drawn the attention of government regulators; the Federal Trade Commission blocked him from claiming that a drink called Neurosafe "protects your brain from the consequences of sports-related traumatic brain injury", while the state of MA looked into, and ultimately cleared him of, allegations that he was practicing physical therapy without a license. Guerrero has also worked with Brady on "The TB12 Nutrition Manual;" a line of TB12 snacks, protein bars, and "performance meals;" and a line of workout gear and apparel.

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But Brady has developed a strong relationship with Guerrero, 52, over the years.

Although everything appears to be going to plan in New England, the team has been dealing with a problem with Brady's personal trainer, Alex Guerrero.

For reasons that he has yet to disclose, Belichick this fall restricted some of Guerrero's special access to the team. "What am I supposed to do?"

ESPN's Adam Schefter told WEEI recently he had heard something about an issue between Belichick and Guerrero this season, but that he didn't know its source or any specifics about the situation.