Tom Brady has cemented his legacy as the Greatest Player of all time and his 7 Super Bowl rings are a testament to the same. But even the Goat has some interesting and fun stories, incidents, and anecdotes that have taken place over his illustrious 21 years in the league.
Tom Brady is a little bit crazy. There’s no way around it. He is so dedicated to football and quarterbacking that it borders upon madness. There’s nothing else to say about it and his continued NFL career at the age of 44-years-old is a testament to it.
Tom Brady is known for not only outworking players on the field but also outworking them in the film room, the training centres and even his diet. He doesn’t eat dairy, tomatoes, pepper, mushrooms or most fruits—“I have no desire to do that”.
And all of this has led to his unbeatable legacy. 7 Super Bowl rings. All-Time leader in Passing Yards with 79,204 yards. All-Time leader with 581 touchdowns. 3 MVP’s and many more.
.@TomBrady turns 44 today.
— More SBs than every franchise
— Beat 19 teams in playoffs
— 34 playoff wins
— No. 1 all-time TDs
— No. 2 all-time yards
— As many NFC titles as Rodgers, Brees, Ryan
— 3,039 yards in SBs
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 3, 2021
Tom Brady revealed his competitive side to Jacoby Brissett
Jacoby Brissett came into the Patriots system in 2016, and was instantly introduced to Tom Brady’s competitive side.
“When I first got here. I think he kind of set the tone in our room in terms of how competitive we are. Josh [McDaniels] is asking me a question, it was like one of my first days here. So I’m thinking about what to say, and Tom just answers. In my head, I’m like, ‘What are you doing?’ And then he’s like, ‘You just have to be faster in this room.’ That’s when I kind of got an opening to [his approach], and it’s been the same way ever since.”
The Buccaneers quarterback’s legacy in the NFL is very well established at this point, but the fact that Brady is gearing up for another NFL season at this age is simply remarkable. And to go into his 22nd season as a serious contender to win an 8th Super Bowl is testament to his incredible drive to achieve perfection. So it’s no surprise to see what it takes to be Brady’s teammate.