dangolka (CBS) — Tom Brady’s profession in Tampa Bay bought off to the right begin on Sunday. Actually.
Enjoying in his first recreation for a crew different than the Patriots since 1999, Brady took the sphere with the Buccaneers in New Orleans, taking up at his personal 15-yard line after the Bucs’ protection compelled a Saints punt.
Brady threw an incompletion on the second play of the drive however was aided by a go interference penalty referred to as on Malcolm Jenkins. On the subsequent snap, Brady related with receiver Chris Godwin for a 29-yard achieve to get throughout midfield.
Brady related with Ronald Jones for an eight-yard achieve earlier than throwing one other incompletion and getting one more defensive go interference penalty, this one on Marcus Lattimore.
Just a few performs later, on a second-and-goal from the 2-yard line, Brady executed to perfection a play he’s run numerous instances earlier than: the QB sneak.
Brady took the snap and burrowed behind his line of defense, falling ahead into the top zone to present the Buccaneers a first-quarter lead. Brady celebrated with a violent spike of the soccer.
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The landing sneak capped off a nine-play, 85-yard drive that took nearly 5 minutes off the clock. Brady’s stat line by the top of that first drive: 2-for-2 for 37 yards, plus two dashing yards and a landing.
On a day when Brady’s substitute in Foxboro ran wild, the 43-year-old confirmed that he can nonetheless get issues executed on the bottom when wanted.