Tom Brady and the Buccaneers had a night to forget as the Saints completed the sweep of the top team in the NFC South.
Last night was a tough game for Tom Brady and the Buccaneers. Losing to the Saints with a depleted roster and losing several key players to injury all in one night is hard, and the day after losses like this never get better.
The season isn’t over for Tampa, but there are some legitimate concerns about this roster going forward, and one has to wonder if Brady will ever be able to defeat the Saints in the regular season during his tenure with the Bucs.
Brady didn’t have a terrible game last night, but no points mixed with two costly turnovers have caused the MVP race to become a much closer ordeal.
The Bucs and their Hall of Fame quarterback just seem to struggle with the Saints overall, and it seems like Brady especially struggles with Saints safety Chauncey Gardner-Johnson. Gardner Johnson has picked Brady off in both of their matchups this season, and he also took a clever shot at the GOAT on social media after the game.
One of the large media highlights from the game was Brady throwing a Microsoft Surface Tablet, and this has already made its rounds on the internet. Outbursts like this have been common for when Brady makes mistakes on the field, and Gardner-Johnson wasted no time in having fun at his opponent’s expense.
CGJ Tweeted the following to Microsoft today, and while he didn’t use Tom Brady’s name specifically, we all know who he was talking about.
Unfortunately, there may not be another chance this season for Brady to get his revenge, but winning the Super Bowl would go a long way. Moments like this don’t tend to age too well when you’re dealing with the GOAT, but they do happen from time to time.
It is important to remember that Brady is one of the greatest competitors of all time. You may hate it when he lashes out when he loses, but it’s because he hates losing so much. There are very few athletes in sports that hate losing as much as Brady, and moments like this only serve to light a fire.
Brady plays every game angry. Gone are the goofy mannerisms from Twitter and commercials when the game kicks off. Brady curses, yells, and gets in anyone’s face, and it is because he is able to build up every game as if it is the most important ever, and opponents like CGJ feed this flame.
While Brady may not get another shot to beat the Saints this season, he is surely doing something right now to get better for the Panthers this weekend with this moment in mind.
Poking the bear seems like a good idea until it makes up. Brady may have had an off night, but betting on a lot more of these in the weeks to come is an easy way to lose money. As that bulletin board grows larger, one has to think that this will only lead to an uptick in Tom Brady’s performances, something 31 other teams in the league are hoping doesn’t happen.
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