Tom Brady Roasts Indianapolis Colts: ‘Horseshoe on Their Helmets Isn’t as Lucky as It Seems’

Published 12/04/2021, 1:24 PM EST

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Tom Brady owned the Colts with a 31-38 win Monday night, bagging yet another victory against them. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers though had a slow start, but they started to pick up in the second half with the likes of the running back Leonard Fournette who scored a whopping number of four touchdowns over the course of the game.

The Week 12 win against the Indianapolis Colts marked the ninth win of Tom Brady in the previous nine games with them, making him completely own the franchise. Although winning wasn’t enough for Tom Brady as he went on to roast them in the most recent episode of his podcast, ‘Let’s Go! with Tom Brady, Larry Fitzgerald, and Jim Gray’.


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The age-old rivalry between Tom Brady and Indianapolis Colts

“Always fun talking to you [Gray] on a Monday after winning. Especially fun after we beat the Colts which, you know, I know we’ve done a pretty good job of that lately,” said Brady. “I think I’ve beat the Colts the last nine times I’ve played them so… It was great to win in Indy. It turns out that horseshoe on their helmets isn’t as lucky as it seems, which really sucks for them but not for us. So it was a great win.”


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The rivalry between Tom Brady and the Colts goes as back as 2001. It is when the Colts had to face defeat six times at the hands of the then NFL icon in the making. Although, Colts are no less. In the act of revenge, they ended the Patriots’ Super Bowl run in 2004 and 2005.


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 In the AFC Championship Game, the Colts were about to do the same again in 2007. However, the Patriots turned the 21-3 deficit scoreline into a 38-34 win. Before joining the Bucs, Brady had destroyed the Colts eight times in a row, which got extended to nine on Monday. Overall, Brady holds a 16-4 record against the Colts in his career.

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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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