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Unearthed Video of Young Tom Brady Getting His Helmet Smashed & Taking a Hectic Sack Goes Viral – “In Today’s NFL Might Land You in Prison”

Published 10/10/2022, 11:00 AM EDT

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Fans often accused the NFL and the referees of being too soft regarding calls on the quarterbacks. According to many fans, the quarterbacks get more protection than other players on the field. Particularly, Tom Brady, who often gets calls from the referees, and people call him ”soft” because of that.

Recently, a video surfaced on social media, where Brady took a massive sack in the early days of his career. After seeing this video, many fans on Twitter praised TB12 and blamed modern-day football.


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NFL fans hail Tom Brady for taking a big sack in an old video

Earlier, a Twitter user shared an old video where Brady took a massive sack during a game between New England Patriots and the Buffalo Bills. In the caption, the Twitter user wrote, “Hitting Tom Brady like this in todays NFL might land you in prison.”

After seeing this video, many fans agreed with the Twitter user’s comments, as one fan talked about people getting executed.


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Another fan felt players could get suspended for a tackle like that in this current era of the NFL.

One person on Twitter posted a WWE gif to express his opinion.

One Twitter user wished that someone would tackle him like this.

One person on Twitter had other things in mind, as he was comparing the broadcasting quality.

Another person felt the current broadcasting quality is far better.

Many Twitter users praised Brady for taking that sack head-on.


One fan on Twitter thought Brady played when the football was real.

One other fan thought Brady can’t be called ‘soft’ after that play.

Some fans praised the quarterback’s longevity in the NFL.

Meanwhile, a fan blamed the NFL for changing so many rules nowadays.


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Some fans also praised the tackle by the Buffalo player, as it’s kind of rare in the NFL right now. It is worth noting that Tom Brady has been playing football for nearly 23 years after getting drafted by the Patriots back in 2000.


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Since then, he has won 7 Super Bowl titles, more than any player in the history of the NFL. As a result, many fans call him the ‘GOAT’. After the last season, he announced his retirement from professional football; however, he made a U-turn on his retirement and came back to the Bucs team to play in the 2022-23 season.

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis & NFL Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial