The change means, for instance, that quarterbacks, kickers and punters will now not be the one gamers eligible to put on a single-digit jersey quantity. House owners adopted the brand new rule as a result of the expanded follow squads necessitated by COVID-19 points final season created quantity conflicts, NFL.com famous.
Not a giant deal, proper? They’re simply numbers.
However Brady, the winner of seven Tremendous Bowls, thought in any other case. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback steered in an Instagram story that gamers received’t know who to dam, and facetiously requested why have numbers in any respect. He wrote that the rule would “make for lots of unhealthy soccer” and was “dumb.”
Half 2: Tom Brady is de facto not proud of the league increasing using single-digit numbers. That is his second submit on the subject as we speak. pic.twitter.com/djV2oNkNut
— NFL Replace (@MySportsUpdate) April 22, 2021
Many on Twitter needled the famous person for overreacting. One even known as him an “outdated grumpy man.” Brady is 43.
I can’t fathom being this mad about jersey numbers and that makes me slightly embarrassed to have Tom Brady on crew darkish mode
— Amy Cadence (@ghostmomforever) April 22, 2021
Tom Brady was extra upset about these uniform numbers than any of the injustices which have occurred in America within the final yr or previous two weeks………
— Ty Slamma Jamma (@TyFromTheSky) April 23, 2021
So Tom Brady, knowledgeable of 20 years wants sure jersey numbers to establish opposing gamers appropriately? I feel we could have overrated how sensible he’s 🤷🏾♂️
— KayCee (@KingFrmDa0) April 23, 2021
So, you’re not completely satisfied concerning the new jersey numbers? Then retire, you large “0”!
— mary (@mary08307745) April 23, 2021
If @TomBrady thinks his offensive linemen received’t know who to dam as a result of the DLs have extra freedom to decide on their numbers, each OL on the Bucs ought to really feel insulted, as a result of he simply publicly known as them idiots.
— Cirdon91 (@cirdon91) April 23, 2021
Tom cry child ass Brady recover from your self concerning the jersey numbers…… you don’t run 💩
— Packers ceaselessly 🧀 MichiganHoops 🏀 (@45_caliber1) April 23, 2021
Nicely I hate it if Tom hates it! 🤣🤣
— Tolga Akyatan (@KeefVape) April 23, 2021
@TomBrady Poor Tommy. 400 years of soccer and he received’t be capable to establish the fitting individuals to dam. Guess if we had this rule 20 years in the past he would personal no Tremendous Bowl rings. Possibly the Giants wore the mistaken numbers which is why he couldn’t beat them. Ha Ha. Go Gmen!!
— Vic Fontana (@fontana_vic) April 23, 2021