WOW! Tom Brady and Antonio Brown on Fire As Buccaneers Make Light Work of the Dolphins

Published 10/10/2021, 2:46 PM EDT
TAMPA, FLORIDA – JANUARY 03: Antonio Brown #81 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates a touchdown with Tom Brady #12 during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium on January 03, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)


Tom Brady played a key role in the acquisition of Antonio Brown by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020. The veteran NFL quarterback personally vouched for Brown, whom he played with while still with the New England Patriots. The Bucs brought in the former Pittsburgh Steelers man on a short-term deal.

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TAMPA, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 08: Antonio Brown #81 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gestures before the game against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium on November 08, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

AB played a key role for the Pirates as they made their way to the Super Bowl LV title earlier this year. He started the 2021 NFL campaign right where he left off last season. Brown had 201 receiving yards and 1 receiving TD prior to today’s game against the Miami Dolphins.

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But that all changed as Tom Brady and Antonio Brown stepped up the ante at the Raymond James Stadium in Florida.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers were always the favourites against Brian Flores-led Miami Dolphins in Week 5. Tom Brady and Co. were at it right from the word go as the Bucs looked to put up a show for the home crowd. The 7-time Super Bowl winner found Antonio Brown in the 2nd quarter for their first touchdown pairing of the game.

The former Steelers man made a 62-yard dash to get into the endzone and get his 2nd receiving touchdown of the season. Brady found Brown once again towards the end of the quarter for their second combination of the game.

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It was all uphill for the Buccaneers from there on. They didn’t let go of their control of the game as the Dolphins struggled to fight back despite a few promising plays.

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Brady concluded the game with an impressive 411 yards and 5 passing touchdowns at the end of this Week 5 showdown. He is making a strong case for the league MVP award. But why aren’t we surprised?

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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