Media silly to attack Tom Brady after Buccaneers loss to Steelers

Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
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The Buccaneers have a mountain of issues to deal with after a tough start to the season, but Tom Brady certainly isn’t one of those issues.

In one of the more predictable events of this past weekend, Tom Brady has already begun to be castigated by the media for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Week Six loss to the Pittsburg Steelers.

As has been the case now for many years, people will use any excuse to jump all over Brady for even the slightest infraction.

In this case, talking heads around the league seemed to believe that because Brady going to a wedding during the weekend was the reason why the Bucs lost. Those people are silly.

For one, Brady, had a solid game throwing for nearly 250 yards, a touchdown, and no turnovers. So, while it wasn’t his greatest game, it was still far better than the majority of NFL QBs this past weekend.

The media also decided to try and claim Brady was being hypocritical in his comments after the game when he said, “There’s too many plays we’re not making.” People online immediately began to say that this was him blaming other players, something Brady has literally never done in his entire career.

It was obviously a frustrated Brady stating that the team as a whole needed to execute better, including himself. Brady knew he could have played better, just like how the rest of the team could have as well, and that’s all he was saying, end of story. The guy played for the Patriots his entire career and yet suddenly people want to act like Brady routinely goes out there after games and makes Antonio Brown-level rants.

Unfortunately, it seems fans around the league and especially people in the media look for any reason to demonize or blame Brady for team-wide lack of performance. It makes zero factual sense when looking at the stats or past track record of Brady and should therefore be ignored by Bucs fans and the media alike.

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