Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Tom Brady’s position in the MVP race

Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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The Buccaneers have just put away another opponent in a convincing fashion for the second week in a row, and Tom Brady is flourishing in Tampa Bay.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are leaving Las Vegas at first in the NFC South and with a chip on their shoulder. After two massive wins in back-to-back weeks, the Buccaneers look like one of the best teams in the NFL. While the defense has been a significant part of the success, Tom Brady has proven his worth on a weekly basis in a way that the Buccaneers aren’t used to.

Tampa Bay had polarizing play from their quarterback in 2019. Passing yards and touchdowns are great, but not at the expense of turnovers. The news surrounding Brady was met with skepticism, as the expectation was that offensive potency would drop, but Brady is still playing like one of the best players in the NFL.

In fact, Brady is not just playing at his best level in several years; he is actually emerging as a legitimate contender for MVP at 43 years old. The Buccaneers are experiencing newfound success and consistency on the offensive front that has remained elusive up until Brady arrived.

Brady has clearly proven that he still has it, and the Buccaneers have a viable MVP candidate on their roster.