FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady’s particular coach, Alex Guerrero, states Patriots mentor Invoice Belichick “never ever evolved” in how he handled the star quarterback, a factor that contributed to Brady’s exit in 2020 just after 20 seasons in New England.
“It was like Invoice never actually … I imagine his feelings or inner thoughts never ever advanced with age,” Guerrero told the Boston Herald on Wednesday. “As Tom acquired into his late 30s or early 40s, I believe Invoice was nonetheless striving to deal with him like that 20-calendar year-aged kid that he drafted. And all the gamers, I imagine, understood Tom was different. He’s older, so he need to be taken care of otherwise. And all the gamers, none of them would have cared that he was handled in a different way.
“I believe that was this sort of a Monthly bill point. He in no way evolved. So you are not able to treat a person who’s in his 40s like they’re 20. It doesn’t operate.”
Guerrero’s remarks came additional than a week forward of 1 of the NFL’s most expected game titles of the 2021 period, when Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take a look at Belichick’s Patriots on Oct. 3.
Although the Buccaneers (2-) check out the Los Angeles Rams (2-) in a fight of leading NFC teams and the Patriots (1-1) host the New Orleans Saints (1-1) on Sunday, the spotlight has in a natural way shined on the Brady-Belichick dynamic.
“People could have created unique choices, and they could have rode out into the sunset together. That could have been a pretty interesting tale also,” Guerrero instructed the Boston Herald.
Of Brady’s return to face the Patriots for the 1st time due to the fact his free of charge-agent departure in March 2020, Guerrero instructed the Herald: “He and I have expended a whole lot of time together, and we actually haven’t used that significantly time talking about 7 days 4. We have definitely spent a good deal of time just chatting about the 7 days that we’re in and attempting to keep centered on that.
“But … I know how I would truly feel coming back, and I would assume he would come to feel the exact. There is a ton of years spent there. There is a good exhilaration to see there, be there, really feel the power, see the admirers, really feel the followers. I consider it is really likely to be extremely interesting.”