Tom Brady’s return sport towards the New England Patriots got here right down to the wire nevertheless it was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who got here out with the slim 19-17 victory.

At the tip of the sport, Brady was shaking arms with former teammates and coaches and met with Bill Belichick on the sphere for a fast hug.

Brady and Belichick then met after the sport for about 20 minutes. Belichick had already talked with the press earlier than reporters began to disclose the 2 had been assembly. Brady was requested concerning the assembly after the sport and informed the media their fast catch-up was deliberate beforehand.

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He was additionally requested about their relationship and what they mentioned and the Buccaneers famous person quarterback mentioned he relatively hold that quiet. He added that he thought numerous what was being reported about him and the coach was unfaithful or misinformed.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) is congratulated by fans after defeating the New England Patriots 19-17 in an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) is congratulated by followers after defeating the New England Patriots 19-17 in an NFL soccer sport, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.
(AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Belichick downplayed the “experience” of enjoying Brady as a coach.

“Look we went against Tom Brady every day, every day in practice defensively. So it’s not like we’ve ever seen Tom Brady before,” Belichick mentioned. “They are a good football team and he’s a great quarterback, and I think that’s all – goes without saying.”

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

Foxboro, MA, USA; New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick walks the sidelines in the course of the second half towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Gillette Stadium. 
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Brady completed 22-for-43 with 269 passing yards. He didn’t have a landing go.

Mac Jones led the Patriots into field-goal vary, however Nick Folk couldn’t make a troublesome 57-yard subject objective within the pouring rain.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) meets with New England Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona (49) prior to an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) meets with New England Patriots lengthy snapper Joe Cardona (49) previous to an NFL soccer sport between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.
(AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Tampa Bay improved to 3-1 on the yr and New England fell to 1-3.