Tom Brady made clear he was centered on getting a victory when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers performed the New England Patriots on Sunday night time.

He saved his feelings in verify all through the week and even met with Bill Belichick in non-public after the sport. In the most recent episode of Jim Gray’s “Let’s Go!” podcast, the legendary sportscaster requested the seven-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback about followers selecting between him and Belichick.

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on during the game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on October 03, 2021 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers seems to be on through the sport towards the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on October 03, 2021 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
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“Do you think the fans maybe needed this? They don’t want to have to pick between Brady and Belichick. They want to pick, you know, both of you,” Gray requested Brady.

Brady replied: I wouldn’t both. Why ought to they? Why can we try this? That is unnecessary to me. There’s a lot division on this planet. There’s simply a lot. Every day you activate the TV and see totally different media. It’s extra harmful than ever. That’s not my persona. I attempt to construct folks up. I attempt to convey the perfect out in folks. I attempt to encourage folks to be optimistic, to have a look at the glass as at all times half full. I’ve checked out it like that for a very long time and I’m going to proceed to do this as a result of it’s served me very well.”

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Without Bill Belichick, Tom Brady won his seventh Super Bowl and is on pace to throw a career-high 53 touchdown passes at age 44. Without Brady under center, Belichick is 54-61 over his career, including 8-11 since the future Hall of Fame quarterback left New England for Tampa Bay.

Without Bill Belichick, Tom Brady gained his seventh Super Bowl and is on tempo to throw a career-high 53 landing passes at age 44. Without Brady underneath heart, Belichick is 54-61 over his profession, together with 8-11 because the future Hall of Fame quarterback left New England for Tampa Bay.
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Brady and Belichick had a quick hug after the sport. The Buccaneers defeated the Patriots, 19-17.

After the sport, it was reported the 2 met in a personal space of the Gillette Stadium locker rooms. Brady didn’t reveal a lot of what was mentioned between him and coach, opting to maintain it non-public.

“Yeah, I mean, all those [interactions] are personal. We got a personal relationship, you know, for 20-plus years. He drafted me here. We’ve had a lot of personal conversations that should remain that way and are very private,” Brady mentioned Sunday night time.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady smiles while talking with reporters after defeating the New England Patriots 19-17 in an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady smiles whereas speaking with reporters after defeating the New England Patriots 19-17 in an NFL soccer sport, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass.
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“And I would say so much is made of our relationship. You know, as I said earlier this week, from a player’s standpoint you just expect the coach to give you everything he’s got, and I’m sure as a player that’s what he was hoping from me. But nothing is really accurate that I ever see. It’s all kind of – definitely doesn’t come from my personal feelings or beliefs. I got a lot of respect for him as a coach and obviously a lot of respect for this organization and all the different people here that try to make it successful.”