“As a Quarterback, You Know, Naturally”: Tom Brady Reveals What He Actually Said to His Teammates During His Outburst Captured Live on Camera During Steelers Loss

Published 10/18/2022, 4:00 PM EDT
Oct 2, 2022; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) screams as he runs out onto the field prior to the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY | Reuters

In the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers saw their third defeat by a score of 20-18. It was surely difficult for the Buccaneers to face yet another loss. The loss came even after the starting QB of the team, Tom Brady, showed his tough love to the offensive linemen. Once again, California Cool lost his cool. However, he readily talked about the sideline incident on his weekly podcast.

Everybody knows the seven-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback is famous for his brutal demeanor. TB12 is not the one to bother when things are going rough. Previously, when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers faced the New Orleans Saints, he flung tablets and took part in an altercation. He is certainly a super competitive athlete. Therefore, because of his passionate nature, fans saw him burst out at his offensive linemen yet again.

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Tom Brady explained why and what he said to his mates

Although people saw him utter words in rage to his fellow teammates before, this time they got to hear what the 45-year-old QB exactly said. “You are so much better than the way you’re fu*king playing!” as they fell behind the Steelers 10-6, Tom Brady shouted at his offensive linemen. The audio went in and out, but it appeared that Brady told his teammates what was wrong by saying, “You get your fu*king ass kicked.

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In his weekly podcast, Jim Gray asked him what exactly was going on in his mind at the moment. The NFL MVP winner explained, “As a quarterback, you know, naturally you’re the one that they once listened to. And I think that you always have the ability to, you know, have the perspective on kind of where you’re at in the moment of the game.” Basically, Tom Brady tried to inspire his fellow mates.

Oct 16, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up before the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Acrisure Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Brady struggled against the Steelers in the first half, going just 10-for-21 for 110 yards. And without touchdowns or interceptions, with Pittsburgh leading 10-9 at the break. In the first half, the lead passer was also hit twice and sacked once. The sack was on third-and-goal from the 4-yard line.

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Tom Brady attempted to motivate the Buccaneers, but things didn’t really improve as the Bucs fell short, 20-18. Brady completed 25 of his final 40 passes for 243 yards and a touchdown.

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Neha Joshi

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Neha Joshi is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. She is currently pursuing her postgraduate degree in English Literature from R.D National College, Mumbai and has also previously worked as a Graduate Intern at Jacobs.

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