Tom Brady reacts to Bucs teammate Antoine Winfield Jr.’s Super Bowl tattoo
Tom Brady led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a championship in his first season with the team, and it sounds like the seven-time Super Bowl winner already is eyeing his next Lombardi Trophy.
To celebrate Tampa Bay’s resounding 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV, rookie Bucs safety Antoine Winfield Jr. got himself some new championship-themed ink, images of which first started making the rounds on social media earlier this week.
The tattoo, which covers Winfield Jr.’s entire forearm, features the Lombardi Trophy, the Bucs logo as well as a few other embellishments.
Pretty amazing Super Bowl memento for Bucs’ Antoine Winfield, who posted this to his Instagram story: pic.twitter.com/lcAwSnFFdc— Greg Auman (@gregauman) February 23, 2021
Winfield Jr.’s new tattoo unsurprisingly was warmly received by Bucs Nation and elsewhere. One reaction on social media, however, has generated the most buzz.
None other than Brady himself posted a comment on B/R Gridiron’s Instagram post detailing Winfield Jr.’s new ink. In trademark TB12 fashion, Brady delivered the following message: “Make sure you leave some room @antoinewinfieldjr.”
TB12 hopped in our comments and let Winfield Jr. know they’re still ring chasing @brgridiron pic.twitter.com/HtYgnxvAw1— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 23, 2021
Brady of course has become known as a social media master over the years, and this is not the first time he has taken to the comments section of a social media dispatch to share a witty reaction.
Interestingly enough, one of Brady’s more recent social media missives was surprisingly met with some backlash, although the crux of the criticism arguably missed the mark.
All that being said, all signs point to Brady returning to the Buccaneers and being under center for the defending champions during the 2021 NFL season. After all, Brady will be in the final year of a two-year, $50 million contract signed ahead of the 2020 season.
What’s more, Bucs general manager Jason Licht just said this week that an extension for Brady beyond the 2021 NFL season is a “possibility.”
So, the fact that Brady is encouraging a Tampa teammate to save some room for more championship-inspired ink makes sense. Given how Brady thoroughly enjoyed the Bucs’ Super Bowl parade festivities earlier this month, it’s clear he’d relish another chance to celebrate in the same manner in February 2022.