Tampa, Florida – Pirates Quarterback Tom Brady He admitted Monday that he will feel “different feelings” when he returns to Gillette Stadium this weekend for the first time since leaving New England, where he said he had enjoyed “some of the greatest experiences of my life”.
The Brady Book is visiting the Patriots, with whom he has spent 20 seasons and won six Super Bowls, on Sunday (8:20 p.m. EST, NBC).
“I know that locker room, the locker room of the house, I know the tunnel of the house, I know which way the wind is blowing, I know all about it [place]’ said Brady Jim Gray in “Let’s Go!” Podcast on SiriusXM. “I know the way it smells. I know what a night game looks like, and I know what the fans are going to sound like. So in some ways, that’s going to be really unique. I’ve never had that experience, you know – it would be the first time for me to be on the sidelines.” the other.
“I won’t necessarily remember. I don’t think this is the moment for that. I will have a lot of opportunities to remember my football career – none of them, and I don’t care to do any of them now because I’m so much at the moment. I won’t think about 20 years of history. I’ll think about a night One of football, Sunday night’s game is going to end with a really tough loss.”
The Bucs were beaten by the Los Angeles Rams 34-24 on Sunday. This was their first defeat since November 29, 2020, after 10 consecutive wins.
Meanwhile, the Patriots, behind the rookie QB Mac Jones, they lose their home 28-13 to the New Orleans Saints.
Brady said he understands if the fans who have supported him for 20 years won’t be this week, and he’s OK with that. He expects both teams to “fight and compete to win” come Sunday.
“I don’t expect it — Homecoming,” Brady said, adding that he would be bringing a number of family and friends — and they had requested tickets for six months. “I mean, I think they’re there to root their team, and their team is the Patriots. I think they’re going to cheer for their team as I expect them to, and I think if they knew anything about me, they’d know I’m going there to try and win the football game, so I think they’d respect that about me.”
“One thing I learned from the Patriots – [Bill] Belichick was saying, ‘Listen, if you like football, then 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Gillette Stadium is the place for you. “
Much has been done about the relationship and potential friction between Brady and Belichick. Just last week, Brady’s longtime coach Alex Guerrero told the Boston Herald that he doesn’t think Belichick’s treatment of Brady has evolved over time, and that the famous coach continued to treat star QB as if he was a 20-year-old instead of 40 years old. year old man.
Despite this, Brady described Belichick as a “great teacher” on his podcast with Gray.
“Well, I’ve got 20 – I’ve had 20 years of being there and he’s obviously a great teacher for me,” Brady said of Belichick. “And yes I think there are definitely great lessons I’ve learned from him. He’s a great football coach, and he does a great job for his team. And you know any player, I think they just hope their coaches give him everything they got. I’m sure every great coach wants every player.” To give them everything they got. And I think that’s what makes a great relationship.”
Brady also shared his feelings about his father, Tom Brady Sr. NBC Sports Boston Last week he personally felt his son was “vindicated” by winning the Super Bowl last season with The Boss and without Blechik.
“I actually made a statement that I wanted to say, and that’s all I want to say about it,” Brady joked. “Comments made by Thomas Edward Brady, the 77-year-old insurance CEO who should know better at this point in his life, do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of his son, Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr., so furthermore, If Tom Sr. continues to speak on behalf of his son without his express written consent, Tom Jr. reserves the right to eventually put him in a home against his will. That’s all I have to say.”
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