TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday about coach Bruce Arians, while preparing the Bucs to take on the Kansas City Chiefs in next week’s Super Bowl, saying, “I think everyone’s there for him. Wants to win. “
At the age of 68, Arion will be the second-oldest coach in the Super Bowl. He won two as an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
“He’s a great man. A great leader. A great man. A great friend,” Brady said of Arian, which he came to know when Arian briefly retired and worked in broadcasting in 2018. “He is very loyal. He has just found a great man.” About communicating effectively with everyone here. “
Brady developed a hobby for Ariane after watching his “A Football Life” documentary. This highlighted Arian’s climb to become head coach for the first time with the Arizona Cardinals at the age of 60, his tough coaching style, his disdain for playing politics and his desire to keep things real.
“Everyone loves him so much for the person he is,” Brady said of Arian. “There’s no one who would ever say anything bad about Bea. He’s so sweet to everyone. And I think everyone wants to win for him.”
Some had questioned how Brady was handling Arian’s style with a very different way to Bill Bellich’s, which at times included putting players out in public. Brett Favre and Rob Ninkovich, who are close friends of Brady, even publicly criticized Arion, with Ninovich demanding his job.
But Arion always said, “It’s just honesty,” and Brady has said that he can handle tough coaching.
Brady said, “He puts a lot into it.” He holds high expectations for us every day in practice. Just really excited for him to be recognized the way he is. I know he is two time. [AP] Coach of the Year, but he has done an amazing job with the team this year in really adversity. I just like playing for him. “
the feeling is mutual.
During the Hallas Trophy presentation after the Bucs won the NFC title, Brady’s Arion said: “The confidence with which he gave it to everyone in the organization that it could be done – there was only one man in it.”