Mike Vrabel zings Tom Brady over play, splitting pants during ‘The Match’
Tom Brady was mocked and ridiculed in the wake of his subpar golfing performance during “The Match” a few weeks ago, and now Mike Vrabel has entered the fray to zing the superstar quarterback.
And to add insult to injury, the Tennessee Titans head coach even zinged his former New England Patriots teammate and longtime friend over how he comically split his pants during the round.
During a recent appearance on NBC Sports Boston’s “The Camera Guys,” Vrabel did not hold back while mercilessly trolling Brady over a nightmarish start to “The Match” alongside Peyton Manning, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
“Right now after watching Tom golf, I wish we were best friends. I wish we golfed every day, for a lot of money, after watching that debacle,” Vrabel joked, per Nick Goss of NBC Sports Boston.
To be fair to Brady, though, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signal-caller did pull off the shot of the day when he holed out from 100-plus yards for birdie on the seventh hole, a triumph that was unfortunately marred when he split his pants while retrieving the ball from the cup.
Tom Brady finally made a good shot and then immediately split his pants. #TheMatch pic.twitter.com/Sz59lYKezU— Jeff Eisenband (@JeffEisenband) May 24, 2020
“He was so in shock that he actualy hit a good shot that he (expletive) his pants and his pants burst,” Vrabel said. “He was so nervous to start.”
Brady actually ended up playing some decent golf as “The Match” progressed before he and Mickelson narrowly lost to the Woods-Manning pairing. Vrabel did admit that when the pressure is not so ramped up, Brady is actually a pretty decent golfer.
Brady has exhibited nothing but a good sense of humor about how “The Match” played out as well as the unfortunate pants-splitting incident that occurred, so he deserves kudos for being able to laugh at himself over his rough day.
What’s more, the event raised over $20 million for COVID-19 relief amid the pandemic, and Brady presumably is fine with how a little on-course embarrassment played a role in such an admirable accomplishment.