The Sunday day of the Week 4 It ends with a game expected from the moment the schedule for the 2021 NFL season was announced: the return of Tom brady to the Gillette Stadium.
However, beyond the curiosity that exists to see the most successful quarterback of the NFL facing his former team, the duel between Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots It could set new records for the league.
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These are the information you should know about the visit of Buccaneers to Patriots:
They have met nine times in the regular season and the Patriots They have a 7-2 advantage in the series.
The Buccaneers have scored points in 93.3 percent of their visits to the red zone since last season (leaders of the NFL).
Tom brady go back to Gillette Stadium, where he won 134 games including postseason (record for a quarterback in the same stadium).
Brady he needs 68 passing yards to beat Drew Brees’ all-time record (80,358).
In case of winning, Brady will become just the fourth quarterback in the history of the NFL in defeating all 32 teams.
Brady and Bill Belichick they combined for 219 regular-season wins, 30 postseason wins and six Super Bowl titles, more than any other quarterback-head coach pair since 1966.
The Patriots they lost their first two games at home this season. They haven’t lost the first three home games since 1993, a year before Robert Kraft acquired the franchise.
Belichick has a 4-1 mark in front of the Patriots against Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks. His only loss came to Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs in 2020.
The duel between Brady and Mac Jones will be the third in history among defending NCAA and NCAA champion quarterbacks. NFL.
These are the reasons not to miss the duel between Tampa bay and New england:
It is the most anticipated game of the season, we all want to see face to face for the first time Tom brady and Bill Belichick, who became the most dominant quarterback-head coach pair in modern history of the NFL with six Super Bowl titles.
It is true that the result of the match will not define the most important protagonist of this successful pair, but it will certainly give arguments to those who say it is. Brady and those who are inclined to Belichick.
As a subplot, but not least, we will see how this game affects the rookie quarterback. Mac Jones, who will rival the player that the franchise wants him to replace, some very big shoes to fill.
Jones You can step up and show that Patriots they found the heir of Brady and the face of the team for the future, although the chances of success at this moment are low, especially since as a team they Buccaneers they have more weapons, they are not the reigning Super Bowl champions for nothing. – Erick Cervantes Roon