WATCH: PJ Williams Becomes Overnight Sensation Thanks to Tom Brady

Published 11/03/2021, 12:06 PM EDT
Oct 31, 2021; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks back to the sideline after throwing an interception for a touchdown to New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams (26) during the second half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports


Tom Brady was turned down his chance to have a remarkable comeback win against the New Orleans Saints by the safety PJ Williams. And since then the 28-year-old has become an overnight sensation for the incredible interception that he made leading his team to victory.

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Late in the last quarter of the game with just 1:36 left at the timer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers were trailing the Saints 27-29. On the 2nd and 10th, the pigskin was in the hands of Tom Brady, who was ready to shoot the ball to the wide receiver Chris Godwin.

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PJ Williams picks up Tom Brady dramatically

Had the touchdown been made, it would have been the 50th last quarter comeback victory for the GOAT in his career. But to everyone’s surprise, PJ Williams comes out of nowhere and intercepts the ball. The safety ran past the Bucs, scoring a touchdown, heating the moment for Tom Brady.

His last moment interception touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers not just kept Brady from scoring but also took the game farther from his reach with a two-score lead and very little time left in the clock.

That sensational run called for sensational recognition, and since then his name has been making rounds on social media. The name PJ Williams has been ringing in the ears of all the Bucs fans, as the player who caused them a win.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints to meet again

It has been an absolutely charming win for the 28-year-old as going up against the GOAT of the NFL is not a simple task. And costing him a win in the last moments of the game is like challenging him for the next round, which is luckily going to be in December.

Oct 31, 2021; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes the ball against New Orleans Saints during the second half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

And as the two sides meet again later on this year, it’s going to be one heck of a battle. Brady will fight to regain his glory against the Saints and the Saints will make sure that no Brady can ever challenge them in the gridiron.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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