“Brady Has ZERO Excuses”: Fans React To 7X Pro-Bowler WR Joining Hands With The NFL Legend Tom Brady After Signing A One-Year Contract With The Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Published 07/27/2022, 7:30 AM EDT
Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates during the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports| Courtesy: Reuters

The soon-to-be 45-year-old NFL legend Tom Brady gets a new offensive weapon. It will be an exciting pair to watch on-field after Brady lost his prime WR, Rob Gronkowski. Former Titans’ WR and seven-time Pro-Bowler joins the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a one-year contract. The receiver has big hopes for himself and, joining hands with Tom Brady, adds to his ambition of winning a Super Bowl.

Julio Jones, the 33-year-old, future Hall of Famer prospect, is optimistic about Brady and his Super Bowl chances. Therefore, signing a contract with the Buccaneers looked like a win-win deal to him. Jones spent 10 illustrious seasons with the Atlanta Falcons and one season with the Tennessee Titans.


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Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement earlier in July, prompting the Buccaneers to sign a robust offensive corp. Jones is joining an already strong offensive lineup with the likes of Tom Brady, Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, and newcomer Russel Gage. While Godwin recovers from an ACL tear in the rehab, Julio’s inclusion comes as a relief before the season kick starts.

ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 15: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons catches a 29-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Georgia Dome on December 15, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Moreover, Jones spent the majority of the last season injured. He produced just 31 receptions for 434 yards and only one touchdown in 10 games played. However, the WR managed to return for the Titans’ playoff run, recording six catches for 62 yards in their Divisional Round loss to the Bengals.

Fans react to the new offensive weapon of Tom Brady

NFL fans went on Twitter to troll Brady for adding Julio Jones to the Buccaneers. Many commented on Brady having no more excuses for losing the Super Bowl next season after Jones joining the team with Lombardi-winning ambitions.


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Senior NFL insider Adam Schefter reflected on which teams generated interest in signing the Pro-Bowler WR.

A fan said Brady has no more excuses to lose a Super Bowl now.

Another fan commented that the Ravens fans won’t be happy with Jones going to the Bucs.

Moreover, a fan mocked the Bucs for getting old players in the hope of winning an SB.


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A fan further criticised Brady for needing too much help from his fellow teammates for clinching another Lombardi.

All in all, the partnership of Jones and Brady can be destructive like never before. But fans will have to wait and see how well does the duo perform in the upcoming season and if they can truly win a Super Bowl this season or not.


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Ayush Jha

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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. Ayush has always been an avid sports lover, representing his school team in cricket and soccer.