Is Tom Brady 100% Fit For Upcoming Week Seven Clash?

Published 10/23/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
TAMPA, FL – FEBRUARY 07: Tom Brady (12) of the Buccaneers looks over to his left before the Super Bowl LV game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on February 7, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium, in Tampa, FL. (Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)


The squad of Tampa Bay Buccaneers is getting shattered into pieces as their star players fall one after another. Tom Brady suffered a thumb injury on his throwing hand, which he picked up during the 45-17 win against the Miami Dolphins.

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The Tampa Bay lineup is now short of experienced and well-tested feet ahead of their Sunday night fixture. With Gronkowski, David, Sherman, and Brown ruled out, it all comes down to Tom Brady to shoulder the team in such critical times.

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Tom Brady suffers a throwing hand thumb injury

Tight end Rob Gronkowski has missed the entire week’s practice because of his injured ribs, which he suffered against the Rams in Week 3. Linebacker Lavonte David and wide receiver Antonio Brown are both out with ankle injuries. And then, cornerback Sherman became the latest addition to this slew of injuries as he tweaked his hamstring during the week 6 game against the Eagles.

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However, the biggest concern of all; will Tom Brady be the person everyone looks up to hoping to get the Bucs out of their week 7 misery? Tom Brady suffered the same injury ahead of his clash against the Eagles, but he went up against them despite the pain.

Will Brady play this Sunday?

Overlooking such injuries at this age may lead to long-term effects, but the durable quarterback is committed to his team. And a slight twitch will not affect his performance in any way.

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In the latest injury report of the Buccaneers, the star quarterback will have a “full participation” against the Chicago Bears despite a throwing hand thumb injury. Although, we’ll have to wait and see if the injury impacts his performance against rookie Justin Fields this Sunday night.

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It is because of his unquestioned durability and consistency that he is the GOAT of the NFL. However, Brady suffering from a twitch in the thumb for the past two weeks makes everyone worry about his expected longevity in the league.

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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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