Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has said that he has realized that the Patriot way wasn't the only way to win Super Bowls. After 20 season with the New England Patriots and six Super Bowls won, Brady decided to sign with the Buccaneers.
In his first season with his new team, Brady won the Lombardi Trophy. "When you're in one place for 20 years, you think that's the only way," Brady told ABC's "Good Morning America" in an interview that aired on Wednesday.
"And I think when you go to a different place, you realize, 'Wow, there's another way that people do things.' " He later added: "I was the new guy for the first time, you know. And that was a really different experience."
Brady was doubted
After leaving the Patriots, many thought Brady would never again win a Super Bowl. "I think that's a great part about football," Brady told GMA. "It's not really about what you did last year.
It's kind of, what you're going to do this year. So, for me, it was what I was going to do for the Bucs last year. I still feel that way." Brady is 43 but last year he proved he is still capable of playing at a high level.
"That's a big part of what I understood last year: Things are gonna be different. I try to work within what's currently happening, but still try to do the best I could do. All of it was really, really amazing -- obviously with the way the season ended -- so it was a great year.
"I was always kind of motivated by people that say, 'You can't do it,' You know, 'You're not good enough, you're not fast enough, not big enough, not good enough arm.' I've had a body of work over a period of time and ...
quickly you forget." Brady is not ready to call it a career. "I don't think proving it, for me, is the motivation," Brady told GMA. "I still want to play. I got like a little sickness in me that just wants to throw a frickin' spiral, you know what I mean? "Once you stop, you can't go back and do it.
I got some more football [left in me]. I mean, not a lot -- and I know that. But what I got left, I'm gonna go and give everything I got."