“I Am Forever Grateful”: Tom Brady Pays Heartfelt Tribute to Bill Belichick as Patriots Part Ways With Veteran Coach

Published 01/11/2024, 2:45 PM EST

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Bill Belichick is no longer a part of the New England Patriots, and the news swiftly went viral. Numerous NFL personalities reacted, sharing their opinions on the much-anticipated news. However, the public eagerly awaited Tom Brady‘s statement. The QB brought the wait to an end by posting a heartfelt message on Instagram dedicated to his favorite man, Bill Belichick.

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In his Instagram post, Tom Brady expressed his gratitude, stating, “I’m incredibly grateful to have played for the best coach in the history of the NFL.” Despite many stating that the HC was lucky because of Brady, the QB himself does not think so. He shared a picture of him with Belichick and bid adieu to his former coach by lauding him for his efforts.

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The NFL GOAT (Greatest of All Time) referred to Bill Belichick as “a great leader for the organization and for all of the players who played for him.” He also mentioned how he and Belichick managed to achieve “some amazing things over a long period of time”, and most of them might not be recreated in the near future. The 46-year-old further added, “He worked every day to help us achieve the ultimate goal, in the ultimate team sport. And, although we were successful, some of the greatest lessons I learned were in the moments where we faced the most challenging adversities.” 

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Brady concluded by stating that the 71-year-old was responsible for setting the tone so that everyone will go out and do their job. He also stated how Belichick taught him to never falter in the face of adversity, and to do what we could do, and what was in our control“.

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As the Patriots’ sun has finally reached the horizon after two glorious decades, the bond between Brady and Belichick remained unshaken. Brady consistently stood by the former Patriots’ coach whenever the need arose. But, even he could not help Belichick in retaining the HC position as the team has been having an abysmal performance. Now, the question remains: Will Belichick seek a place somewhere else, or was this his last coaching stint?

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Varunkumaar Chelladurai

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