Tom Brady is aware of simply how you can get underneath the pores and skin of his opponents.
Few groups illustrate this level higher than the Atlanta Falcons, who will go to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
The seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion, who grew to become the primary participant in NFL historical past with 300 profession regular-season begins final week, mirrored on Tampa Bay’s 31-29 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday evening. Brady improved to 6-0 in his profession in opposition to the Cowboys to interrupt a tie with Joe Montana (5-0) for the most effective file by any beginning quarterback in opposition to Dallas.
Although the Buccaneers and Falcons do not kick off till Sunday, Brady already appears to be trolling the Falcons with a possible reference to the New England Patriots’ comeback from a 28-3 deficit to beat Tampa Bay 34-28 in Super Bowl LI, the largest comeback in the championship game’s history.
In Brady’s case, 3 minutes, 28 seconds might be an all-too-convenient time for looking ahead to a matchup against the Falcons. Check out the time on his computer screen just above his right shoulder.
— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) September 13, 2021
Together with that Tremendous Bowl victory, Brady enters Week 2 with a file of 8-0 in opposition to the Falcons. He may change into the sixth QB to go 9-0 or higher in opposition to a single group since begins had been first tracked in 1950.
He has tossed 19 landing passes in opposition to solely three interceptions in that span. The Falcons’ go to to Tampa Bay comes after their 32-6 loss in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Atlanta’s level complete marked its lowest in a season opener since 2007.
The Buccaneers enter this divisional matchup with 9 consecutive wins courting to final season (together with playoffs).
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