Tom Brady clarified on Thursday that he understood his place in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hierarchy as coach Bruce Arians criticized the quarterback for his play against the New Orleans Saints.
Brady was asked if he was surprised by Arian, according to Athletic. The veteran quarterback’s reaction was a bit chilly.
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“He is a coach. I am a player Just trying to win a game, “Brady said.
Arion had previously said in training camp that no one was above his criticism – not even Brady’s six-time Super Bowl winner quarterback.
“One [interception] There was a misunderstanding between she and Mike [Evans], “Arians told reporters after Sunday’s loss to the Saints.” He thought Mike was going down the middle – it was a different coverage – Mike read it right. They were supposed to be in his face, but Tom uprooted it.
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“There was a screen pass with an outlet called each other. They threw the outlet and it was a pick-six. Poor decision.”
Arion later corrected himself in Arrian play, saying it was the wide receiver’s fault.
Brady was making 15 of 28 passes for 157 yards and a touchdown in the first 54 minutes of the game. He increased his tally in garbage time with 239 yards and two touchdowns, the second scoring strike to leave Evans with 2:41 left in the game.
according to this Pro football reference, Brady included Matt Schaub and Blaine Gabbert as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to throw pick-six in three consecutive games. Both Shahab and Garrett completed the feat during the 2013 season.
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Brady had a pick-six during his playoff matchup against the Tennessee Titans, which was returned by Logan Ryan. He played another match against the Miami Dolphins in Week 17 last season, which was returned by Eric Rowe.
Fox News’ Dan Canova contributed to this report.