Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady started the New Year on a generous note, signing the ball New York Jets cornerback Brandin Echols obstructed throughout recently’s 28-24 win. Future Brady interceptors should not anticipate the very same kindness, however.
On the Let’s Go! podcast, Brady described his hesitancy for signing interception balls prior to and why he does not prepare to do so moving forward.
” I do not always like signing errors, let me simply state that,” the seven-time Super Bowl champ and three-time MVP stated. “So, that’s the last time I’m going to do that. I understand it is the season of offering. I do not intend on providing anymore presents to individuals for that, either. It’s far better to get than offer from my viewpoint as a quarterback.”
Echols obstructed Brady late in the 2nd quarter, and his 30- backyard return assisted establish a Jets basket to provide a 17-10 halftime lead over the protecting Super Bowl champs. Brady ended up the 2nd half in more normal Brady style, nevertheless, as he struck Cyril Grayson for a game-winning, 33- backyard goal pass with 15 seconds left.
After the video game, Echols approached Brady with the interception ball to get his sign. Brady gave in to the 24- year-old novice, and Jets coach Robert Saleh praised the “significant rival” for doing so.
” For him to sign the ball, I believe that speaks volumes to him,” Saleh stated of Brady. “I do not care what anybody states. He chose off Tom, that’s a youth dream. That’s one of the best of perpetuity, and for Tom to humor him with a sign and to do that for him is quite cool on his part.”
The Buccaneers (12 -4) close their routine season in your home versus the Carolina Panthers prior to heading to the playoffs to attempt to protect their Super Bowl crown, while the Jets (4-12) surface at the Buffalo Bills.