After the sport, he shared a easy message with rookie quarterback Mac Jones, who held his personal on a subject with one in every of soccer’s biggest.
Jones advised reporters through the postgame press convention that he briefly acquired to talk with Brady after the sport.
“[I] acquired an opportunity to congratulate him on the win and he is an awesome quarterback and yeah, he performed properly tonight and that is just about all there was to it,” he said of the interplay. “He simply advised me to maintain my head up and maintain working.”
Mac Jones completed 31 of 40 for 275 yards and two touchdowns whereas the Patriots protection restricted Brady to 22 of 43 for 269 yards and no touchdowns. However for Jones, shedding in model continues to be shedding.
“We do not actually do ethical victories. These are at all times forgotten. However you simply type of need to take it for what it is price and transfer on.”
Brady himself appeared to acknowledge the problem of taking part in towards his former workforce, a primary since signing with the Bucs in March 2020.
“It isn’t that I’d predict what would occur,” he stated. “There have been just a few emotional moments eager about the folks that meant a lot in my life. My soccer journey took me someplace else.”
Coach Invoice Belichick stated after the sport that whereas the circumstances could be totally different, taking part in towards his former quarterback was nothing new for the workforce.
“Look we went towards Tom Brady each day, each day in follow defensively. So it is not like we have by no means seen Tom Brady earlier than.”
The Patriots are 1-3 for the primary time since 2001 whereas Belichick dropped to 8-12 since Brady left New England.
The Related Press contributed to this report.