Tom Brady Enters NFC Championship Against Green Bay Packers Game With Impressive Record

Published 01/24/2021, 11:23 AM EST
Jan 3, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts after they score a touchdown during the first quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports


Tom Brady is one of the all-time greats in the NFL. The veteran quarterback enters his first-ever NFC championship game this Sunday as Brady played for the New England Patriots for most of his career in the AFC.

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However, in his first year with the Buccaneers, he has a chance to lead them to the Super Bowl if he can overcome Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.

Tom Brady enters the NFC championship game with an impressive record in his favor. Over the last 9 games on the road, Tom Brady has had 0 interceptions.

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He is only the 3rd starting quarterback in NFL history to do so over the course of a season. But he is the only quarterback to be able to achieve this feat in a single season.

 

Tom Brady proved this year that even at his advanced age, he is one of the most elite quarterbacks in the NFL. He led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Playoffs this year.

Through the wildcard round, Brady led the Buccaneers over the dangerous Washington Football Team and then went on to lead the team over Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.

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Tom Brady ready for the Super Bowl

Brady has had a significant career resurgence with the Buccaneers. Playing for the first time under a new Head Coach, Brady is proving his detractors wrong by leading a new team to the NFC championship game.

Many had criticized him in the past, noting that Brady was only successful because he had Bill Belichick as a coach, one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NFL.

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Dec 26, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) talks to head coach Bruce Arians before a game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

However, Brady has found success with a new team, while the New England Patriots and Belichick missed the Playoffs altogether.

Can Brady lead the Buccaneers to the Super Bowl? He will have the motivation to prove that he can be successful without the help of Bill Belichick. But he has a tough challenge ahead of him in the form of Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.

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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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