Tom Brady is absolutely miserable after Buccaneers’ latest loss

Tom Brady is absolutely miserable after Buccaneers’ latest loss

It’s arduous to discover a extra depressing man in all of America proper now than Tom Brady.

Not solely is his marriage to supermodel Gisele Bündchen on the rocks, with Web page Six completely reporting that the 2 sides have retained divorce legal professionals, his Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been struggling in a giant manner in 2022 – with the bottom level of the season coming Sunday after they had been blown out, 21-3, by a Panthers workforce which fired its head coach, traded its star working again and is on its third-string quarterback.

After the sport, Brady expressed his frustrations bluntly in a press convention.

“Nobody feels good about the place we’re at, nobody feels good about how we’ve performed or what we’re doing,” the 45-year-old quarterback instructed reporters, with the Bucs now sitting at 3-4 (but nonetheless tied for first within the NFC South). “We’re all in it collectively. We’ve gotta go pull ourselves out of it.”

Tom Brady walks off the sphere after the Panthers lossGetty Pictures

Tom Brady appears dejected after one other unsuccessful third down attemptGetty Pictures

In line with ESPN, the Bucs’ locker room after the loss to the Panthers was somber, with gamers sitting “at their lockers visibly surprised and staring on the ground in silence.” Tampa Bay was a double-digit favourite on the street in opposition to Carolina, which had simply traded away All-Professional working again Christian McCaffrey to the 49ers and receiver Robbie Anderson to the Cardinals. Each Panthers quarterbacks — Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold — had been unavailable for the sport resulting from damage, with journeyman backup P.J. Walker getting the beginning.

But the Bucs, who got here into the sport having misplaced three of 4 (together with a Week 6 loss to the Steelers and backup QB Mitchell Trubisky), had been unable to do something in opposition to the Panthers’ Twenty third-ranked protection (per DVOA). On the workforce’s first drive, Tampa receiver Mike Evans streaked huge open down the sphere, and Brady hit him proper within the fingers for what ought to have been a walk-in landing. Nonetheless, the Professional Bowl receiver bobbled the move and was unable to safe it, watching the ball fall to the grass in entrance of him.

The Bucs didn’t get one other landing scoring alternative the entire afternoon, managing solely a 27-yard Ryan Succop subject purpose.

“We’re not enjoying properly. We’re not enjoying properly as people, we’re not enjoying properly as a workforce,” head coach Todd Bowles instructed reporters after the sport. “We’re not teaching properly. Throughout. We’re not scoring sufficient on offense. We’re not stopping them sufficient on protection. So because of this – we have now to put on this on our sleeve. We’ve bought to be grown males. We’re going to see what we’re manufactured from – how many individuals can deal with adversity? That is as darkish because it’s going to be proper now.”

The Buccaneers have a brief week to determine it out. They head house to host the Baltimore Ravens (4-3) on “Thursday Night time Soccer.”

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