dangolka (CBS) — Tom Brady has been a bit extra open down in Tampa Bay in comparison with his buttoned-up days in New England. So when the chance to zing his former rivals offered itself on Friday, Brady wasn’t going to cross it up.
Tom Brady could now play quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, however his disdain for the Indianapolis Colts stays sturdy. Requested in regards to the Bucs pipping in pretend crowd noise at Friday’s observe, Brady used it to take one other jab on the Colts, who had been accused of pumping in pretend crowd noise throughout video games when the Patriots and Colts had been one of many leagues finest rivalries.
For Brady, Friday’s wisecrack included having some enjoyable together with his new QB coach in Tampa, Clyde Christensen, who was a coach in Indianapolis from 2002-2017.
“I assumed it was one of many Colts’ outdated tapes once they used to pump all that sound into the RCA Dome,” Brady joked Friday. “I used to be telling coach Clyde that he should have pulled that out of his basement for right this moment’s observe. We had a good time with it.”
As for the pretend crowd noise, it’ll probably develop into widespread observe within the NFL in 2020, contemplating actual followers received’t be allowed to attend video games. Brady stated that it’s one thing he’ll should get used to, although as he famous earlier, he does have a bit expertise with it.
“It undoubtedly has its challenges. If that’s how loud it’s going to be that’s going to be robust for everyone,” he stated. “The communication’s robust and also you don’t have a down second. You’re screaming the entire day to folks on the sideline, which may be very distinctive to a recreation as a result of usually it ebbs and flows. However with that pumped in crowd noise it doesn’t ebb and movement — it simply flows. We’re going to should get used to that.
“I’m going to have to attract on my earlier days,” he stated, tossing a bit extra shade on the Colts. “That was a joke all people. Simply wish to make that clear.”
From all accounts in Tampa, Brady appears like one of many league’s finest quarterbacks on the sector. Off of it, he’s nonetheless received his humorousness — and an excessive dislike for the Indianapolis Colts. Some issues won’t ever change.