Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady insists he hasn’t “thought too much” about managing his emotions when he returns to Gillette Stadium to face the New England Patriots.
Brady, who left the Patriots in 2020 after spending 20 seasons with the team, is set to face his former team for the first time since the split on Sunday Night Football.
Brady claims he will approach the game the way he approaches every other game — determined to lead his team to a win.
“I haven’t thought too much about it,” Brady said, when asked about managing his emotions when he faces the Patriots. “I’m just going to try to do what I always do: go be a great quarterback. Obviously, I understand the opponent, I know all those guys, they’re some of my great friends [and] they will be for the rest of my life. I know a lot of coaches, players, the owners, the staff. It will be great to see everyone after the game, but up until the game I’m focused on trying to go win a football game.”