Buccaneers’ Tom Brady Reveals He is Recovering from Knee Surgery

Published 03/03/2021, 12:58 PM EST
Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after beating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports


Tom Brady has accomplished something that no entity in football has ever been able to do. He won his 7th Super Bowl this past month, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the game.

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He now has more Super Bowls in his own career than any other franchise in the history of the NFL. Furthermore, he did it on a bad leg, which makes it even more impressive.

Tom Brady gave an interview recently. He discussed a wide range of topics, including how he has been spending his time in the off-season. He revealed that he was enjoying himself and spending time with his family.

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Jan 3, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts after they score a touchdown during the first quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

He also added that he recently had knee surgery for an injury he had been carrying into the Super Bowl and is now recovering from that injury.

“We had some time where we spent some time with my wife and kids, and then I actually had knee surgery, so I’m kind of rehabbing now, which is giving me something to do, although I’d much rather be kind of staying active like I normally do.”

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According to reports, the injury is not major, and the surgery was mostly routine. This will come as a major relief to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It seems like he will make a full recovery ahead of their training camp.

And the success of the Buccaneers depends heavily on the presence of Tom Brady, as the prior seasons have illustrated. Tom Brady took a major risk coming to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

At age 43, he chose to leave the New England Patriots, where had found so much success. Under Bill Belichick, Brady was able to lead the New England Patriots to 6 Super Bowl titles. But he chose to leave and prove himself with a different franchise.

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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

Will the Buccaneers win another Super Bowl title with Tom Brady? They have a good chance, given that Brady, at age 44, is still playing at a high level.

However, they need to make smart decisions in the off-season about which players they want to bring back next season and what type of deals they want to execute.

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy is an NBA & NFL journalist for EssentiallySports, before which he worked at BusinessWorld magazine. He has been a fan of Basketball for over 10 years now, since Shaquille O’Neal was a Phoenix Suns player. During his time at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, he started a sports magazine for the college called the Overtime Tribune and hosted the Overtime Tribune Podcast until he graduated.

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