Bucs QB Brady Details Working Relationship With Bowles


So much has been fabricated from the relationship between Bucs quarterback Tom Brady and former head coach Bruce Arians. However what sort of relationship does the seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion have along with his new head coach, Todd Bowles?

Brady, Bowles First Bought Acquainted As AFC East Foes

Brady and Bowles didn’t simply first meet one another when Brady signed with Tampa Bay in 2020. Bowles coached the Jets from 2015 to 2018, the place he confronted Brady and the Patriots eight occasions. These battles continued when Brady bought to Tampa as he went up towards a Bowles-led protection.

“We’ve got an awesome relationship,” Brady stated final week. “Clearly, I performed towards him for a very long time too. He’s very detailed. Actually robust, hard-nosed coach. A bit little bit of a throwback. You recognize, you coach in New York, that toughens you up so much. You coach with BA for a very long time, you coach with [Bill] Parcells, you get toughened up. I believe he believes in a sure model of play, which is mirrored in the way in which our protection performs.”

Working Collectively With The Bucs

Bucs head coach Todd Bowles – Picture by: Cliff Welch/PR

Now that Bowles is making the entire requires the Bucs, it’s necessary that the he and his quarterback work hand in hand.

“I believe we’ve bought to go play nice complementary soccer between what they do defensively and what we do offensively and the way the kicking recreation pertains to that,” Brady stated. “There’s been plenty of competitors all through OTAs and thru [mini] camp. I’ve all the time beloved Todd as a coach. Even when he was teaching towards me, I all the time had plenty of respect for him as a result of each recreation we performed towards him, we needed to go earn it. It was some new scheme and new design and it was nothing easy. And that’s robust for a quarterback.

“Should you can have that ball within the quarterback’s palms and make him query what he’s doing with the ball, I believe you’re doing job. And I believe Todd’s achieved an awesome job with that over time.”

Bowles commented on his relationship with Brady throughout OTAs. Whereas he didn’t go into specifics, he did say that everybody is on the identical web page. That will go with out saying, however it’s necessary in terms of a defensive coach like Bowles working with the offense.

“We’re on the identical web page,” Bowles stated. “We’re in lockstep – we’re in lockstep with Byron [Leftwich] and Clyde [Christensen], so every part’s good.”

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