Tom Brady Injury: Super Bowl MVP Gives Knee Surgery Update

Published 04/19/2021, 11:45 AM EDT
TAMPA, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 07: Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs 31-9. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)


Tampa Bay Buccaneers secured a major coup by signing Tom Brady to a 2-year deal last year. The veteran quarterback parted ways with his beloved New England Patriots ahead of the 2020 NFL season in search of a new challenge. He arrived in Florida with a chip on his shoulder and the drive to prove his doubters wrong.

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NFL Football – Super Bowl LV – Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Kansas City Chiefs – Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida, U.S. – February 7, 2021 Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Tom Brady celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after winning the Super Bowl LV REUTERS/Brian Snyder

And in a little over a span of 12 months, he did exactly that. Brady led the Buccaneers to their 2nd-ever Super Bowl title with a 31-9 win over the Patrick Mahomes-led Kansas City Chiefs. This was his 7th championship win, the first without Bill Belichick and the Patriots.

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Tom Brady was dealing with a knee injury that he sustained in the Super Bowl finale. He underwent surgery on the same and provided a recent update while attending a philanthropic meet in Florida.

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Speaking at the Bruce Arians Family Foundation dinner at Innsbrook. He gave the latest update on his knee injury ahead of the start of the 2021 NFL pre-season.

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“I hope so. I mean I feel pretty good and I push myself pretty hard so I feel pretty good. I don’t know if I go this week but we’ll see how things play out but it’s a long time between now and you know the beginning of the season and just be smart about all these different things we have to do and fulfill, but like I said, we all take a lot of pride in me and ready to go and I’m sure we will be,” Brady said at the event.

Brady and Co. remain eager to defend their championship title, at all costs. GM Jason Licht and HC Bruce Arians have managed to hold on to their core team from last year.

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The likes of Ndamukong Suh, Shaquil Barrett, Devin White, and other big names have agreed on short-term extensions. Even ‘Playoff Lenny’ will return in 2021. Can Brady do the unthinkable and win ring #8?

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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