The Pro Football Hall of Fame voters will get together today to decide the fate of this year’s finalists — a group that includes former New England Patriots defensive tackle Richard Seymour for the third straight year. While it remains to be seen if Seymour makes the cut this time, he does have the support of one of his former teammates.
Long-time Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is currently preparing to play in his first NFC Championship Game as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, took to social media to share a message in support of Seymour’s Hall of Fame candidacy. Brady wrote that he “would love to see” him get inducted after two unsuccessful attempts in 2019 and 2020.
Seymour replied by writing that playing against Brady made him a better player, and that the two of them would have one more Super Bowl ring — Brady currently has six, Seymour retired with three — if he wasn’t held on the pivotal “Helmet Catch” play during the Patriots’ loss in Super Bowl 42: