Now entering his 23rd season in the NFL, it’s safe to say Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has acquired a vast knowledge of the sport.
Brady, 44, said he’s also more than willing to share this knowledge with his teammates to help them reach their full potential.
“I think I got to the point in my career where people listen to me in different ways,” Brady said during an interview with People. “So, I try to impart my wisdom and hopefully allow them to reach their potential.” “, he added. In particular, Brady said he counsels his teammates if he sees them struggling with bad habits or behavior.
Brady’s advice to teammates
“I have to call them out, ‘What you’re doing isn’t going to work,'” Brady said, adding that he advises teammates to work toward the goal they want to achieve.”
As for himself, Brady said he takes good care of himself by improving his routine throughout the year, such as preparation, conditioning, training and recovery treatments.
If he does indeed retire, the seven-time Super Bowl champion hinted that he might pursue a career educating others on physical health. After a 20-year stint with the New England Patriots, Brady signed a two-year contract with the Buccaneers two seasons ago. He led the team to its first Super Bowl title since 2002 with a 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. The Buccaneers, however, failed to defend the Lombardi Trophy when they fell to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Divisional Round.
Days after the loss, Brady announced his retirement, but decided to return 41 days later.
Brady keeps busy at various events
While in the off-season, Brady is a busy man, as he was recently spotted at the Miami Grand Prix, where he rubbed shoulders with other sports greats such as Michael Jordan, David Beckham and Lewis Hamilton.
Brady will also team up with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers as they play youngsters Patrick Mahomes of the Chiefs and Josh Allen of the Buffalo Bills in a round of golf on TNT’s The Match. In a separate interview, Brady addressed his role as a soccer player, father, husband and businessman. “That’s been the biggest challenge as I’ve gotten older, you know, trying to make sure my priorities are still my priorities,” Brady said.
Tom Brady’s priorities
But as NFL season begins, Brady said he makes it a priority to focus on his team, calling the sport his first love. “I do it because I love my teammates; that’s really the reality,” said Brady, who recently agreed to rework his deal with the Buccaneers so the team can bring back some of its key players who were scheduled to become free agents.
Among them were wide receiver Chris Godwin and running back Leonard Fournette. The team is also waiting for tight end Rob Gronkowski to decide to play next season.