During an interview with the I Am Athlete podcast, LeSean McCoy revealed the behind-the-scenes reaction Tom Brady had to Drew Brees’ final NFL appearance.
For decades, there was a longstanding competition between Tom Brady and Drew Brees as two of the NFL’s most prolific passers. For even more decades, there’s been a longstanding rivalry between the New Orleans Saints and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
So after losing to the Saints twice during the 2020 season, Brady came back to defeat Brees in the NFC Divisional Round — and he wasn’t shy about showing his enthusiasm of his dominance over Brees.
After defeating Brees, former Tampa Bay RB LeSean McCoy reveals the secrets behind Brady
McCoy, in hilarious fashion, illustrates the dual nature of Brady. This is a character that fans only glimpsed briefly before his time in Tampa Bay. The 19-year New England Patriot did share his life in the 2018 docuseries “Tom Vs. Time”, but recent interviews on “Howard Stern”, “The Shop”, and his latest ESPN+ docuseries “Man In The Arena” show a different side of Brady as someone with a sense of humor and a fiercely competitive nature.
“He’s the best teammate/competitor/leader I’ve ever seen in my life,” McCoy gushed.
Anyone who has ever seen Brady Stephen Colbert – chug beersOr heard stories about New England’s Prank War of 2006Brady knows that winning is what Brady cares about, even if it means losing one of his best friends.
Brees sat down at the end and he became an NBC analyst. Brady continued to win another championship ring, and a playoff berth, in 2021.
Now that Brady holds nearly every NFL passing record, he finally has the edge over Brees, although he warned Brees not to come back to the NFL and reclaim his position as Tampa Bay’s kryptonite.