NFL Twitter Goes Crazy Over ‘GOAT’ Tom Brady Thanks to His Performance Against Packers in NFC Title Game

Published 01/24/2021, 5:03 PM EST
Oct 25, 2020; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) prior to the game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports


Tom Brady is showing just why people call him the GOAT. The quarterback has been sensational against the Green Bay Packers so far in the NFC Championship Game. Recording over 202 passing yards and 2 touchdowns in the first half, Brady is well and truly living up to the ‘GOAT’ tag, and Twitter is having a field day because of it.

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Tom Brady lighting Lambeau Field and Twitter on fire

Twitter is abuzz thanks to the sensational display by the former Patriots quarterback. Here’s a look at some of the best reactions from the Twitterati so far.

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NFL players having a ball as well

Even some NFL players couldn’t resist and joined in on the fun. From New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas to LA Chargers Chris Harris, NFL players are having a ball.

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Thanks to Brady’s phenomenal showing, with 3 Brady touchdowns, the Buccaneers lead the Packers 28-17. Given how things stand, Tampa Bay is looking set to become the first NFL franchise to play a Super Bowl in their own backyard.

Jan 24, 2021; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws the ball during the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Brady, meanwhile, will be chasing history himself. The man is going to be playing his 10th Super Bowl, which is the most by any player in NFL history. If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers manage to win, Brady will break his own record and end up being the only player in history with 7 Super Bowl rings.

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A 7th ring thus will firmly cement Tom Brady’s position as the greatest player to ever play in the league.

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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