WATCH: New York Jets Rookie CB Makes Tom Brady Sign the Same Football he Intercepted During the Game

Published 01/04/2022, 10:51 AM EST

Last night, Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a stunning comeback under controversial circumstances. After the dust settled at the Metlife stadium, there was a wholesome moment that has won the hearts of NFL fans around the world.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers overcome the New York Jets in a stunning comeback

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Last night, Anotonio Brown stunned the world when he left the stadium in the middle of the match. While the reason for his controversial departure is still not clear, one thing can be surely said that he left the team when he was needed the most.

Jan 2, 2022; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; New York Jets defensive back Elijah Riley (33) reacts after a defensive stop in front of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) during the second half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports| Courtesy: Reuters

The controversial WR left in the third quarter when the match was in the Jets‘ favor with the score being 24-17. Just when things looked out of sorts for the Bucs, Tom Brady stood up like he always does. The GOAT led the offense to an 11-0 shutdown in the last quarter helping the Bucs win 28-24. Overall, the quarterback threw for a massive 410 yards and scored 3 TDs.

Jets CB shares a fanboy moment with Tom Brady

Just before the stroke of halftime, New York Jets rookie, CB Brandin Echols made an interception on none other than the GOAT Tom Brady. The rookie picked off Brady’s pass intended for Mike Evans and thwarted the Bucs from gaining a lead before halftime.

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Not only did he stop the Bucs from gaining a lead but also helped widen the Jets’ lead as Eddy Pineiro converted the pick into a 51-yard goal. Post-match, the newbie cornerback rushed to a celebrating Brady and got his match ball signed by the GOAT. Truly wholesome!

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As entertaining as the matches are in the NFL, it’s moments like these that make watching the NFL an enriching experience. Kudos to Tom Brady for making the kid’s day. GOAT for a reason!

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Suresh Menon is an NFL and Football writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing BMM from St Xavier's College with his specialization in Advertising. Juventus is his favorite soccer club and he one day plans to go to Italy and watch a Juve match live.

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