When Tom Brady hit the free agent market last year he had plenty of options, but not every team wanted him.
Appearing on a promo for a new episode of The Shop: Uninterrupted on HBO. Brady made a surprise announcement.
Brady had this to say about one of the teams he tried to sign with: “One of the teams, they weren’t interested at the very end. I was thinking, you’re sticking with that motherfucker?”
Although Brady didn’t say what team he was referring to, he clearly wanted a shot to play back in front of his hometown fans and sign with the 49ers. It’s seems like this was a shot at his former backup Jimmy Garoppolo in New England.
Brady is too polite to ever say exactly who he was talking about, but it is not too hard to read between the lines.
At the end of the day this feels like another well thought out Bill Belichick 3d chess move. By sending Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco, he blocked the passage to the GOAT leaving for his hometown team in free agency.