Tom Brady is arguably one of the greatest football players in the history of the sport. He also isn’t afraid to speak his mind when it comes to NFL’s rules and regulations. It seems he spoke out against NFL’s rules yet again.
Brady’s time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is always a huge topic of discussion as the quarterback continues to play at a remarkable rate despite being 44 years old right now.
Back in September, Tom Brady even went so far as to say that he can play until he is 50 years of age, which certainly made fans wonder whether he can maintain that level of condition for 6 more years.
Recently, Chris Godwin was hit in the knee while going for a catch during the Buccaneers game against the New Orleans Saints. Due to this, he suffered an ACL injury and will miss out on the remainder of the season. Many saw this as a dirty move as well.
Naturally, this infuriated Tom Brady. Brady recently spoke on his podcast, where Brady ripped NFL’s rules and stated that the league needs to take better care of its players, especially when players can suffer life-long injuries.
“I’ve seen that hit too many times where a defenseless pass catcher is in the process of catching the ball and he’s hit by the defender,” Brady said per the Tampa Bay Times. “And a lot of defenders would say, ‘Well, we can’t hit him in the head anymore.’ Well, the point is, you can’t hit anybody in the head anymore. You can’t hit anyone in the knees anymore except for receivers. Which doesn’t make any sense to me. You can’t hit a defensive lineman in the knees, you can’t hit a punter in the knees, you can’t hit a quarterback in the knees, you can’t hit a DB in the knees except for allowing hits on defenseless receivers. It needs to be addressed and really thought out.”
The Buccaneers certainly have some hurdles to get through heading into the final three games of the season. Regardless, Brady is more than capable of weathering the storm and helping his team win the games.
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