TAMPA, Fla. — The newest viral Tom Brady tweet featured the seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion brandishing a tattoo of Bucs coach Bruce Arians on his outer left knee.
It was a PhotoShop job, after all. However his universally heralded work ethic, in keeping with Joel Glazer, is not any mirage.
On the contrary, the Bucs proprietor/co-chairman on Wednesday credited Brady with virtually single-handedly altering the franchise’s tradition.
“You heard tales and watched him from afar for a few years,” Glazer advised reporters throughout a Zoom session. “You heard issues about him, however you by no means actually notice one thing till you’re round someone or with someone, and all the things I heard was completely correct. … He works tougher than anyone I’ve ever seen. His management is unbelievable, and his relationship with all people and simply the individual he’s — the entire bundle.”
Naturally, the topic of Brady emerged as a outstanding one throughout Glazer’s de facto state-of-the-franchise session, which coincided with the NFL digital league conferences.
Among the many myriad matters Glazer addressed: His outlook for the 2021 season because it pertains to followers at Raymond James Stadium (“We’re getting ready for normality,” he mentioned), the potential of followers attending coaching camp (within the dialogue part), final yr’s uniform change (very nicely obtained, he indicated), and whether or not the re-signing of practically each outstanding Bucs free agent will hinder the franchise’s future (he doesn’t suppose so).
However he saved his biggest gushing for the eventual Corridor of Fame quarterback who loved one of the vital affluent seasons of his 20-year profession at age 43.
“You hear it, you form of marvel can somebody actually change the tradition that a lot? Completely,” Glazer mentioned. “Once more, folks lead by instance. And whenever you see someone who has been within the league that lengthy, had that a lot success and continues to be working as onerous as anyone, that rubs off.”
“His (Brady’s) management is unbelievable, and his relationship with all people and simply the individual he’s — the entire bundle.”
Bucs proprietor Joel Glazer