People call Tom Brady the greatest football player of all time for a lot of reasons. He’s not just a strong arm with an accurate throw, or a man who’s good at avoiding getting tackled. Brady is a player who simply, above all odds, knows how to win. But most importantly, he knows how to get his teammates in the state of mind of winning.
LeSean McCoy, a star running back who spent years playing against Tom Brady, recently had the opportunity to be on the same team as him when they both won the 2021 Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
In an interview on The Pat McAfee Show, Here’s what McCoy had to say about Brady’s locker room influence:
“The regular season, he was so serious. And then the playoffs, it was like the Terminator. He was even more serious. And then the championship week he was even more serious. Like, even the coaches have to be on their A-game because the dude demands so much respect. When he’s there, it’s like the championship habits pick up. The championship DNA picks up. And I think when you have a guy like that, you have a chance to win. And I love Belichick, but they’re not the same team without (No.) 12 over there.”
Hearing this insider information, can anyone really doubt the greatness of Tom Brady?