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Tom Brady Rips ‘Mediocrity In Today’s NFL’

via Jimmy Kimmel Live

Tom Brady expressed his dissatisfaction with the current state of the NFL, criticizing what he sees as mediocrity and a decline in coaching and player development.

He believes that rule changes have led to bad habits and a decrease in the quality of the game.

Brady also mentioned his concerns about how defensive players are being regulated and emphasized the need for offensive players to protect themselves. (Trending: Biden Baffles Thanksgiving Guests With Bizarre Joke)

“I think there’s a lot of mediocrity in today’s NFL. I don’t see the excellence that I saw in the past,” Brady said.

“I think the coaching isn’t as good as it was. I don’t think the development of young players is as good as it was. The rules have allowed a lot of bad habits to get into the actual performance of the game.”

“So, I just think the product in my opinion is less than what it’s been.”

“I look at a lot of players like Ray Lewis and Rodney Harrison and Ronnie Lott and guys that impacted the game in a certain way and every hit they would have made would have been a penalty,” he said.

“You hear coaches complaining about their own player being tackled and … why don’t they talk to their player about how to protect himself? We used to work on the fundamentals of those things all the time. Now they’re trying to be regulated all the time.”

“Offensive players need to protect themselves. It’s not up to a defensive player to protect an offensive player. A defensive player needs to protect himself.”

“I didn’t throw the ball to certain areas because I was afraid players were going to get knocked out. That’s the reality. I didn’t throw it to the middle when I played Ray Lewis because he’d knock them out of the game and I couldn’t afford to lose a good player.”

Additionally, he criticized unnecessary roughness calls and the impact of rule changes on the physical nature of the game.

“Some of the rule changes that have affected the game, unnecessary roughness calls and so forth, no one likes to see players get injured, but football’s a physical sport,” he said.

“There’s a physical element to all of this. You throw a 15-yard flag for something that 20 years ago maybe wouldn’t have had a flag. That affects the game in a big way.”

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