• Corridor of Famer and four-time Tremendous Bowl champion Joe Montana talked about Tom Brady’s exit from the New England Patriots.


Modified 27 Mar 2020, 05:52 IST

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Joe Montana believes the New England Patriots “made a mistake” after permitting legendary quarterback Tom Brady to go away for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Brady swapped the Patriots for the Buccaneers on a two-year deal in free company following six Tremendous Bowl titles throughout an illustrious profession in New England.

The 42-year-old was drafted by the Patriots in 2000 and four-time Tremendous Bowl-winning quarterback Montana doesn’t perceive why New England granted Brady’s exit.

“I do not know what is going on on inside there, however any individual made a mistake,” the 63-year-old Montana, who spent 14 seasons taking part in for the San Francisco 49ers earlier than being traded to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, informed USA Right now Sports activities.

“I feel once you take a look at the entire scenario, you attempt to determine the way you wish to get away from issues which can be there.

“I had a distinct story, the place they’d decided. He, clearly, they by no means would have gotten rid of. I nonetheless do not perceive how New England let him get away. I do not perceive that.”

Addressing why Brady sought a brand new problem, Corridor of Famer Montana added: “It isn’t about appreciation. He desires management. I imply, he desires a number of management. I do not know what Tampa Bay gave him, however sooner or later in time, you are only a participant.

“You’ll be able to attempt to get what you may and do what you need, however ultimately, you are still not within the hierarchy in the case of hiring individuals, firing individuals and all that.

“I do not know precisely what he is in search of, however my understanding was that he is simply in search of extra management of the offense. However I do not know. I have not had a protracted dialog with him; I talked to him just a little bit on the Tremendous Bowl, however not sufficient time to actually get in-depth.”

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