On Thursday, six-time Super Bowl winner (damn that feels good to write) Tom Brady, went to the Gillette World Headquarters in Boston to get his playoff beard shaved off for charity. Gillette donated $35,000 each to The Boys and Girls Club of South Boston, Best Buddies, and The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute during the event.
As part of the program, Brady answered some questions. The New England Patriots quarterback spoke candidly, and revealed some interesting tidbits. First, if you still didn’t think the Tom Brady vs Bill Belichick beef was dead, you’d have a hard time arguing based on his response to the question of how they keep winning:
If the Brady vs Belichick narrative wasn’t already completely dead, it is now pic.twitter.com/z2VTEJymhV— Pat Lane (@plane_pats) February 9, 2019
He also shared how Gisele has correctly predicted the ending of the last few seasons, and how her support has helped him be so successful:
.@giseleofficial has correctly predicted how the last few seasons would end for the @Patriots. According to Brady, she told him, “You married a witch, luckily I’m a good witch.” pic.twitter.com/frPowNvPii— Pat Lane (@plane_pats) February 7, 2019
He continued by giving away some of Julian Edelman’s secrets on how he manages to catch everything:
So that’s @Edelman11’s secret!! @Gillette @Patriots pic.twitter.com/VrnrKJjTDT— Pat Lane (@plane_pats) February 7, 2019
Then he was asked about whether or not he sees Belichick laugh. He confirmed what most fans already know, Belichick is a funny and personable guy when he’s not in front of the cameras talking about his opponents.
Does Tom Brady ever see Bill Belichick laugh? @patspulpit @TB12sports pic.twitter.com/OXK0M1pJOz— Pat Lane (@plane_pats) February 9, 2019
Then he picked up his trophy, and it was awesome:
Find yourself someone who looks at you like Brady looks at the Lombardi pic.twitter.com/E3tPoGvSjH— Pat Lane (@plane_pats) February 7, 2019
A ton of money was donated to some great charities, Brady shared some very interesting and insightful stories, and a lifelong Patriots fan’s day/week/year/life was made. Without being dramatic, being so close to Tom Brady was a bucket list event. He was everything we have known him to be and more: personable, funny, down to earth, and earnest. Anyone that doesn’t love this man cannot be trusted.
Then again, he’s the greatest player in NFL history, he’s married to a supermodel, and he looks like this at 41:
So I guess he’s bound to have haters. I just thank God every day that he’s my quarterback, and there’s no doubt that he’s Still Here.
Pat is the host of The Patriot Nation Podcast
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