Tom Brady and Drew Brees Meet on the Field After What Some Are Speculating Was Drew Brees’ Last Game
Tom Brady and Drew Brees. Two of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game got to face off against each other again, this time in the 2020-21 NFL Playoffs.
The Bucs ended up beating the Saints to advance to the NFC Championship but a big storyline coming out of this game was the question of would this be Brees’ last game in the NFL?
NFL on FOX’s Jay Glazer certainly thought so before the game.
Let’s hear from Brees himself and what he said, though. Here’s what Brees said after the game on if this was, in fact, his last NFL game:
“I’m going to give myself an opportunity to think about the season, think about a lot of things, just like I did last year, and make a decision,” Brees said during the postgame virtual press conference.
The ball’s in Brees’ court (or NFL field, in this case).
After the game, there was a touching moment between the two quarterbacks who, combined, share seven Super Bowl wins, 27 Pro Bowl appearances, and four All-Pro’s.
Just two G.O.A.T.’s after the game:
Tom Brady throws a pass to Brees’ son in the end zone, saying ‘…Could’ve used you tonight!’ (per a James Palmer tweet):
Brady ended up throwing for 199 yards and two touchdowns in the game and Brees threw for 134 yards and one touchdown.
Whether it was Brees last game in the NFL or not, it appeared Brady told Brees in that video, “It was another great season, nonetheless.”
Game recognizing game. Now, we’ll see if Brady can lead another team to the Super Bowl not named the Patriots.
Charlie Lapastora is a sports/news multimedia journalist who’s reported, written, produced, anchored, shot video/edited on different NBC, ABC, and FOX shows in multiple TV markets, along with digital & new media companies. Charlie has traveled the country telling national sports, news, feature, and original stories on a cable news network, airing on top 10 TV markets, satellite radio, and digital platforms. He is passionate about his faith, family—being a husband to whom he calls the G.O.A.T. of women—about reppin’ his home state of Michigan and Detroit teams (yes, including the Lions), good coffee, and loves how sports brings people together. He’s traveled the world leading and coaching sports camps and has also worked at the Detroit Pistons and LA Clippers’ NBA teams.
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