Tom Brady and Robert Kraft met and hugged at Gillette Stadium earlier than the New England Patriots and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers performed Sunday night time.

Brady was making his first look in Foxborough since leaving for the Buccaneers in March 2020 and finally main them to a Super Bowl title. It’s the primary time Brady will play towards the Patriots in his profession.

Video on Twitter confirmed Brady speaking with Drew Brees forward of the sport when Kraft appeared. Brady is ready to interrupt Brees’ report for many passing yards in NFL historical past. Brady wants 68 passing yards to go Brees for the report. He already was forward of Brees in all-time passing touchdowns with 591 and will surpass 600 by the tip of the yr to place him additional forward in that class. Brady and Brees traded passing yards information final season, however Brees retired after the 2020 season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) yells at Bucs fans as he takes the field for pregame warmups before playing the Los Angeles Rams Sep 26, 2021 in Inglewood, Calif.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) yells at Bucs followers as he takes the sector for pregame warmups earlier than taking part in the Los Angeles Rams Sep 26, 2021 in Inglewood, Calif.
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Brady, 44, wants 350 passing yards for probably the most all-time in a single stadium. Brady referred to as Gillette Stadium dwelling from 2000 to 2019.

TOM BRADY CHASING NFL HISTORY IN HIGHLY ANTICIPATED GAME VS. PATRIOTS

If the Buccaneers win the sport, Brady will be part of Brees, Brett Favre and Peyton Manning as the one quarterbacks to defeat all 32 NFL groups.

Tampa Bay comes into the sport with a 2-1 report after a loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Brady set a doubtful report final week, changing into probably the most sacked quarterback of all time.

He’s tried to downplay the matchup towards the Patriots all week.

Melissa Zaske, left, of Vancouver, wears Tom Brady's Tampa Bay Buccaneers jersey while walking with her husband Derek, who wears Tom Brady's old New England Patriots jersey, prior to a game between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.

Melissa Zaske, left, of Vancouver, wears Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers jersey whereas strolling together with her husband Derek, who wears Tom Brady’s outdated New England Patriots jersey, previous to a recreation between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.
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New England Patriots fan Stephanie Lamontagne, left, of Merrimack, N.H., smiles while chatting with Bill Gately, of Burrillville, R.I., while tailgating near a sign greeting the return of quarterback Tom Brady prior to a game between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.

New England Patriots fan Stephanie Lamontagne, left, of Merrimack, N.H., smiles whereas chatting with Bill Gately, of Burrillville, R.I., whereas tailgating close to an indication greeting the return of quarterback Tom Brady previous to a recreation between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.
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“I’m just excited to go up there and try to beat a really good football team,” Brady mentioned this week. “That’s ultimately what this week is about. It’s not about the quarterback, it’s not about the fans or the home crowd or relationships of 20 years. It’s about two good football teams going at it, and we’ve got to do a great job. It’s going to be a huge test. Last week was a huge test, and we didn’t quite meet it. This is another huge test; we’ve got to go meet the challenge.”