Sunday Night football came ablaze with an emotional contest between Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots to the Gillette stadium that marked the homecoming of Patriots’ former star quarterback, Tom Brady. The 44-year-old quarterback, Brady returned to Foxborough for Buccs’ clash against the Patriots. Brady and Mac Jones dished out an impeccable contest between themselves with Jones emerging triumphant in the individual accolade while the Buccaneers came up trumps in the collective fray.
Brady rose to prominence at Foxborough playing a staggering 20 years at the Gillette Stadium for the New England Patriots. He won six Super Bowl titles with the Patriots and the homecoming was definitely emotional for the 44-year-old star. As Brady walked out in the middle, the stadium erupted into an inexplicable frenzy of cheers, where all lines of rivalry were blurred for a while.
The film that captured the essence of this intense and historic moment
NFL Films tweeted a behind-the-scenes frame of Brady in the visiting team tunnel before the illustrious quarterback made his way to the field, sending surges of electricity through the spines of the fans present in the stadium to stay witness to this remarkable moment. The video was bound to give goosebumps to everyone watching this historic event in the glittering antiquity of both Patriots and Buccs.
It was an insane match-up as both the teams tussled back and forth till the very end of the final quarter with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers emerging as the victors of a highly thrilling contest between the two best sides of the campaign. Brady also bagged the record of the highest passing yardage in the all-time history of the NFL, surpassing the legendary Drew Brees to rack up 80,560 yards in his tally. His next assignment will be the Dolphins as they clash with them on the 10th of October.