Tom Brady recently created a buzz around himself after he aggressively blasted another NFL team for passing him over last offseason. The mystery franchise received the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback’s public wrath without any precaution. The future Hall of Famer took a step further with his verbal lashing.
Tom Brady public scolds an anonymous NFL team
For the first time in his illustrious NFL career, Brady experienced free agency last offseason.
The process led him to speak with a few teams before deciding to join the Buccaneers on a fully guaranteed two-year, $50 million. The move wound up working out perfectly, with him guiding the franchise to its second Super Bowl win behind a convincing performance over the Kansas City Chiefs.
However, Brady recently made headlines after a clip from an appearance on HBO’s “The Shop” showed him trashing a team for electing to stay with another quarterback over him.
“One of the teams, they weren’t interested at the very end. I was thinking, ‘You’re sticking with that motherf–ker?’” Brady said via Bleacher Report.
With the entire episode finally airing, Brady took it a step further with his strong comments.
Tom Brady viciously blasted unnamed NFL team for passing him over: ‘No f—ing way I would’ve went to that team’
Last week, the seven-time Super Bowl champion stirred up headlines in a preview clip from his appearance on HBO’s “The Shop” by blasting an NFL team for electing to stay with another quarterback over him.
After the entire episode debuted, Brady‘s comments extended a bit further than calling out the unknown team during his free agency experience last offseason. The 43-year-old voiced he wouldn’t have played for the franchise even if the opportunity presented itself.
“When I look back I’m like, there’s no f–king way I would’ve went to that team,” Brady said via Pro Football Talk. “But they said they didn’t want me. I know what that means, I know what that feels like. And I’m gonna go f–k you up because of that.”
At this point, there is no indication regarding what team Brady’s comments are directed toward. However, a recent report suggested the star quarterback wasn’t talking about the Chicago Bears and Mitchell Trubisky. Instead, the assumption quickly became that he referred to the San Francisco 49ers and his former longtime teammate Jimmy Garoppolo.
Regardless of who Brady was talking about, he quickly became turned off by the idea of joining the franchise after they chose to stick with that quarterback. If anything, it only provided more fuel to the fire to prove he’s still a game-changing talent.
Tampa Bay sits locked into vying for another Super Bowl
The offseason chatter aside, Brady holds another golden opportunity ahead to compete for a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay.
The Buccaneers are coming off a strong offseason that featured retaining all their big-name free agents such as Lavonte David, Rob Gronkowski, Leonard Fournette, Ndamukong Suh, Chris Godwin, Shaquil Barrett, and Antonio Brown. In addition, the front office also added talent such as Giovani Bernard, which only further amps up the team’s Super Bowl push.
Brady is recovering from serious offseason knee surgery, but he’s progressed past the necessity of needing a knee brace. He will also benefit from working in the same offensive system for the second year and participate in an entire training camp to garner greater comfort with the playcalling.
All that positions Tampa Bay as the early Super Bowl favorites, especially if Brady can continue to play at a high level in his 22nd campaign.