Tom Brady led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a slim victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday evening in a stadium he known as house for 20 years. 

After the sport, he shared a easy message with rookie quarterback Mac Jones, who held his personal on a discipline with one among soccer’s best. 

Jones instructed reporters in the course of the postgame press convention that he briefly obtained to talk with Brady after the sport. 

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“[I] got a chance to congratulate him on the win and he’s a great quarterback and yeah, he played well tonight and that’s pretty much all there was to it,” he said of the interplay. “He just told me to keep my head up and keep working.” 

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) sets the play against Tampa Bay Buccaneers outside linebacker Lavonte David (54) and defensive tackle Rakeem Nunez-Roches (56) during the first quarter at Gillette Stadium.

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) units the play towards Tampa Bay Buccaneers exterior linebacker Lavonte David (54) and defensive sort out Rakeem Nunez-Roches (56) in the course of the first quarter at Gillette Stadium.
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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. But for Jones, shedding in model remains to be shedding. 

“We don’t really do moral victories. Those are always forgotten. But you just kind of have to take it for what it’s worth and move on.”

Brady himself appeared to acknowledge the issue of taking part in towards his former crew, a primary since signing with the Bucs in March 2020. 

“It’s not that I would predict what would happen,” he mentioned. “There were a few emotional moments thinking about the people that meant so much in my life. My football journey took me somewhere else.”

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) yells to the crowd as he takes the field to face the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) yells to the gang as he takes the sphere to face the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.
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Coach Bill Belichick mentioned after the sport that whereas the circumstances is likely to be totally different, taking part in towards his former quarterback was nothing new for the crew. 

“Look we went against Tom Brady every day, every day in practice defensively. So it’s not like we’ve never seen Tom Brady before.” 

Foxboro, MA, USA; New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick reacts to a call during the second half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Gillette Stadium.

Foxboro, MA, USA; New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick reacts to a name in the course of the second half towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Gillette Stadium.
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The Patriots are 1-3 for the primary time since 2001 whereas Belichick dropped to 8-12 since Brady left New England.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.