July 17, 2024

Patriots

As he prepares for his first NFL opening day as a minority proprietor, Tom Brady says his perspective has modified.

Tom Brady Picture by Cameron Smith/Getty Pictures
  • Foxborough MA: 01-04-20: Some giant signs are in the backround as Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) was the center of attention as he did his usual pre game scream to the fans before he headed back in the other direction to get in some pre game throwing. The New England Patriots hosted the Tennessee Titans in an AFC Wildcard Playoff game at Gillette Stadium.

    Tom Brady displays on time with Patriots, feelings forward of anticipated return to Gillette Stadium

  • What Invoice Belichick stated about Mac Jones successful Patriots beginning QB spot, waiving Bailey Zappe, and extra

For the primary time in additional than twenty years, Tom Brady won’t throw passes in an NFL recreation on Week 1 of the brand new season.

He’s been kicking soccer balls together with his daughter Vivian and throwing passes to his son Benjamin with a few of his new discovered free time. Rob Gronkowski impressed Benjamin to play tight finish, Brady stated throughout an episode of the “Let’s Go!” podcast on Sirius XM.

Brady stated he’s seeing soccer from a distinct perspective nowadays as he transitions right into a TV broadcasting profession with Fox and a minority possession function with the Las Vegas Raiders.

“I used to observe it from the lens of a quarterback,” Brady stated. “However now I see it extra from possibly broadcasting but in addition as a fan after which additionally nonetheless from a quarterback. So possibly a couple of totally different views to be taught, which will probably be a enjoyable factor.”

Brady will probably be in Foxborough on Sept. 10 for the Patriots dwelling opener towards the Eagles. The Patriots will honor Brady through the recreation, which is being billed because the “Thank You Tom” recreation.

The 15-time Professional Bowler spoke glowingly of his time with the Patriots, saying that he had twenty years of unimaginable experiences. He additionally stated he’ll be watching the Buccaneers this season and rooting for his former Tampa teammates.

“These are my brothers and soccer brings us all collectively,” Brady stated. “There’s a variety of blood, sweat, and tears being on the market in 100 diploma warmth in Miami, and it’s laborious in Tampa if you’ve bought helmets and shoulder pads on and I’m very excited to by no means placed on a helmet once more.

“I did sufficient of that,” Brady continued. “And placing that six pound helmet in your head in 100 diploma warmth, consider me, I’m not going to overlook that.”

Brady stated he’s wanting ahead to channeling the competitiveness that led him to seven Tremendous Bowl victories into different points of his life now that he’s retired.

“Nothing is ever going to be like working out in entrance of 70,000 individuals screaming let’s (expletive) go,” Brady stated. “That chapter is unbelievable and I’ve executed it longer than anybody else, and I had a lot enjoyable. However, I believe that may be redirected into different areas, not in the identical method, however I believe there’s nonetheless part of me that desires to do actually optimistic, nice issues.”