Tom Brady's successor finds an 8-worded reality check, as Bucs QB Baker Mayfield finally set to prove if he is worth legend's shoes

NFL GOAT Tom Brady shook the NFL world when he announced his retirement, and this will be his first time in more than two decades of not wearing the uniform and getting on the field. While his former team lost the legendary player, they got on board Baker Mayfield to fill in the big shoes.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers filled in Tom Brady's place with high hopes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers team, who had been looking to find a successor quarterback in place of the retired Tom Brady, turned to Baker Mayfield last month. Head coach Todd Bowles had revealed that Mayfield would be starting as quarterback. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Baker Mayfield message on social media

On Instagram, the Buccaneers social media team shared an image of Mayfield in action and wrote, "This is what we work for all year." The inspiring words were said by Mayfield himself in an interview clip, which was also shared after the image. 

Astonished Aaron Rodgers claps during the game

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Baker Mayfield's thoughts compiled in a video 

The team page also shared a video of quarterback Mayfield's interview and team player's clips from the field. Mayfield talks about how their preseason work pays off, and things work out in their favor once they get on the field. 

Credits: Buccaneers / Instagram

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