Brett Favre has some advice for Tom Brady
Favre, who won a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers and was named an 11-time Pro Bowler, joined FanSided’s Mark Carman on DaWindyCity Podcast earlier this month to discuss a plethora of topics, including the move made by Tom Brady in the offseason.
While there’s all sorts of expectations pertaining to Brady coming into the year, Favre said there’s really no pressure in terms of his legacy.
"“The way that Peyton left and the way Tom Brady left, that’s the way I wish I would’ve left so that people would’ve been less upset,” Favre said. “I told Tom, he has zero to prove to anyone. If you want to go try your hand elsewhere, go do it. If it doesn’t work out, I would never say that you failed because he’s not going to fail. Even if he doesn’t play well, he’s still going to go down as the greatest to ever play the game.”"
Overall, Favre’s advice to Tom Brady was pretty simply: Just go and enjoy it.
"“Let the man go and enjoy himself,” Favre said. “What I tried to relay to Tom is that now it’s time to just go and enjoy yourself… There’s a new team and there’s a bit of a rejuvenation that comes with that and I’ve talked to him since and he feels that. He’s got a great team around him and I just hope he goes and has fun.”"
Tom Brady just needs to let loose and let it fly
There’s plenty of pressure, especially from outside circles, on Tom Brady heading into this season. There’s a major group of fans and analysts that would like to see him fail to simply attempt to discredit his legacy, but the truth is pretty simple: Brady needs to just relax and be himself.
Yes, he’s 43 years old. That doesn’t mean he can’t still win a bunch of games and sling the ball across the field.
Brady has the most talented roster around him that he’s had in ages in terms of offensive firepower and there’s nothing standing in his way from having a successful season.
He’s more focused than ever and it’s clear that this is a more rejuvenated Brady than anything we’ve seen in the past few years.