NFL News: Tom Brady Tells Antoine Winfield Jr. to ‘Leave Some Room’ After He Reveals Super Bowl LV Tattoo

Published 02/28/2021, 12:15 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 and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are far from finished celebrating their big win. Almost a month has passed since the Buccaneers won the Super Bowl against the Chiefs. But the party and celebrations are still raging on within the franchise. But Brady is already preparing for more and telling teammates to do the same.

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Antoine Winfield Jr. of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took to Instagram recently to reveal a tattoo commemorating the Buccaneers’ incredible Super Bowl LV win. In the comments of his post, Tom Brady slyly told him to ‘leave room for more’. Obviously, Brady is not going to rest on his laurels and will begin working on getting the Buccs back to the Super Bowl next season.

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Tom Brady is one of the most focussed and driven athletes in history. Many of his teammates revealed how keyed in he was on the road to the Super Bowl. Brady would have long film sessions and keep advising his teammates on how to handle certain matchups with the opposition players as they went up against some of the best teams in the NFL.

Tom Brady still hungry for success

Brady joined the Buccaneers at the beginning of last year’s off-season. He departed the New England Patriots, after spending his entire career there. With the Patriots, he won six Super Bowl titles. Brady and Belichick became one of the most iconic duos in the history of the NFL. But Brady heard the rumblings, people saying he couldn’t do it without Belichick.

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Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) and head coach Bruce Arians celebrate during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

When the Patriots refused to give him what he felt he deserved, Brady chose to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While initially, he had clashes with Buccaneers’ coach Bruce Arians, the duo eventually settled their differences. From there, Brady helped the Buccaneers rally during the tail end of the season and led them to the playoffs through a wildcard slot.

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The Buccaneers then went on to defeat Washington, the Saints, the Packers before vanquishing defending champions Kansas City. For Brady, his seventh Super Bowl solidified his status as the greatest of all time. He now has more Super Bowl rings than any other NFL franchise. But will Brady get one more? He clearly isn’t satisfied with seven and may well be on the hunt for his eighth.

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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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