Tom Brady has a substantial amount of pull within the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ organization. It turns out that a good word from him can also land someone a job.

Things seems to work out for Antonio Brown after Tom Brady told Buccs higher-ups that they need to bring him in.

During an interview with The Colin Cowherd Podcast, Lars Anderson, author of A Season in the Sun, shared a very interesting story about the GOAT QB. Anderson is an authority on the matter as he penned that book about the Buccaneer’s championship run.

“Tom was constantly going into the offices of B.A. [Bruce Arians] and Jason Licht, again the general manager, saying, ‘We gotta sign Antonio. We gotta sign Antonio. Gotta sign Antonio,’” Anderson detailed on November 3. “And he kind of just wore them out, and so finally they call Antonio in after some of his legal stuff had been resolved. They get him into the building, and Antonio said all the right things.


“And so, Bruce and Jason decide to take a chance, again this is almost like more blind faith in Tom, and I don’t want to overstate that Tom played this role of assistant general manager, but he certainly impacted the decisions that Jason Licht ultimately made.”

Tom Brady will be with Tampa Bay for, at least, another season. We will have to see where his high-dollar contract ends up next. It is possible that he could stick around Tampa Bay as long as they continue their winning ways, but he also has interest in retiring as a 49er. Of course, the 49ers also passed on signing Brady.

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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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