Tom Brady decided to end his 13-year relationship with supermodel Gisele Bundchen this week. The news caught many off guard, especially after the quarterback recently married Brazilian supermodel Bridget Moynahan. According to reports, the split was amicable, and it has allowed Brady to move on with his life. The Patriots’ star quarterback is now reportedly keeping his options open, and has reportedly started dating professional soccer player Julie Johnston.
For 13 years, Tom Brady has been married to supermodel Gisele Bundchen, with whom he shares a four-year old daughter, Vivian. He’s a four-time Super Bowl champion, two-time Super Bowl MVP, and he’s also a two-time league MVP. But on Monday, the quarterback of the New England Patriots shocked the world when he announced on Instagram that he and his wife Gisele will be ending their marriage.
But now those who were close to Brady, those who worked with him at the Pats and those who know both him and Gisele Bundchen, know that Brady’s last hurrah may be the best thing that ever happened to him. By ending his relationship with Bundchen, Brady has taken himself out of the tabloid headlines. No one will be rushing the phones with stories about his new lady friend, and he’ll be able to focus on the NFL and the rest of his life. We think this is a very good thing for Tom Brady.
Since leaving the New England Patriots, Tom Brady has experienced a significant change. After two decades of mainly following Bill Belichick’s lead, the famous quarterback has taken a new approach since joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
It’s fair to say Brady’s change of scenery paid off when he won his seventh Super Bowl championship in February (and had quite the party afterwards). He has a good chance of adding an eighth ring to his collection in less than six months if he remains healthy.
While Brady can expect to see a lot of familiar faces in the huddle in 2021, his teammates will not see the same version of TB12. The future Hall of Famer has an intriguing new advantage going into his age-44 season after making the unexpected choice to break a 13-year relationship.
Coming into the 2021 season, Tom Brady will have the advantage of consistency on his side.
For the 2021 season, all 22 Buccaneers Super Bowl starters have signed contracts.
The Buccaneers are the only defending champion to retain all 22 starters in the salary cap era (since 1994). pic.twitter.com/gcllIkP5Fi
March 26, 2021 — CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ)
Do you think the Buccaneers realize how important it is to keep their quarterback happy?
Unlike Bill Belichick, general manager Jason Licht and head coach Bruce Arians have gone to great lengths to ensure TB12’s success. Tampa Bay’s power duo didn’t hesitate to bring in components to make Brady’s life easier, whether it was pulling a deal for Rob Gronkowski or signing Antonio Brown.
Clearly, that approach worked.
Surprisingly, Licht and Arians kept their word and managed to keep the band together. Despite some costly purchases, the pair guaranteed that all 22 starters from last year’s squad would return to the field in 2021.
Given that they won a championship with a quarterback who is expected to miss the 2020 season due to a torn MCL, the Buccaneers seem to be a strong candidate to win back-to-back championships. After all, a healthy Brady in charge of a familiar-looking offense should be even more tough to stop.
Ironically, a company that obviously values consistency will depend on a leader who, due to his unexpected choice to terminate a 13-year partnership, now has an intriguing new edge.
Brady’s surprising choice to terminate a 13-year relationship has provided him with a unique new edge.
Tom Brady, 44, still seems capable of guiding the Buccaneers to a second consecutive Super Bowl victory. | Julio Aguilar/Getty Images
Brady has created magic by depending on his intellect, tenacity, and accuracy rather than sheer physical ability since taking over for an injured Drew Bledsoe in 2001. Despite not being an exceptional athlete for the position, he has produced a number of game-winning passes over the past two decades due to his ability to maneuver skillfully in the pocket to avoid approaching rushers.
Brady’s career was unfortunately cut short in the Patriots’ 2008 season opener when quarterback couldn’t escape a low hit from Bernard Pollard. The legendary quarterback returned the next year with a brace on his surgically repaired left knee after ripping his ACL and MCL. Brady continued to wear the gadget for the remainder of his tenure in New England, as well as his first season in Tampa.
His 13-year relationship with his trusty knee brace, however, has come to an abrupt end.
Brady will continue his career without the famous piece of protective equipment despite suffering with a lingering MCL injury for over a year. Despite the fact that it might be seen as a hazardous decision, the five-time Super Bowl MVP seems ecstatic about the new edge he has going into his 44th season.
Brady told Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, “It’s nice for me to feel like I can walk about freely.” “I wore a knee brace for 13 years. Just a smidgeon of compression prevents a hamstring from functioning properly. You attempt to squeeze the knee to keep it steady, but you end up squeezing the quad as well. It’s the first time in my life that I’ve been able to run without thinking about it. I’m not going to transform into Michael Vick on the field, but I won’t be limited as much.”
Will the Buccaneers’ offense look significantly different as a consequence of the change?
Brady is going to be a pocket passer for the rest of his career. If he feels less constrained, he may be able to move more freely in the pocket and buy more time. Plus, with all of those weapons at his disposal, it’s frightening to think that the TB12 era’s second year may feature even more explosive plays and high point totals.
Can a 44-year-old TB12 lead the Buccaneers to their second Super Bowl victory in a row?
Brady has a chance to better the remarkable statistics he put up in 2020 now that he isn’t wearing a cumbersome brace over his left knee for the first time in over a decade. The Buccaneers should be optimistic in their prospects of repeating as Super Bowl winners as long as Alex Guerrero keeps his No. 1 client feeling supple and as near to 100 percent as possible.
Tampa Bay is expected to have a top-five offense and defense. In fact, it wouldn’t be surprising if Arians’ squad took first place in both categories.
Will the Buccaneers have to face any obstacles?
Throughout the year, every NFL club confronts difficulties. Injuries may happen at any moment, and the COVID-19 factor is a consideration to consider.
In the end, health seems to be the one issue that might derail Tampa’s championship hopes.
For Tom Brady’s sake, let’s hope his left knee doesn’t need any more protection.
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