PATRIOTS QUARTERBACK TOM BRADY
CONFERENCE CALL WITH NEW ORLEANS MEDIA
September 13, 2017
Q: Is it interesting to you that you’ll be playing against a quarterback in
TB: Yeah, that’s pretty cool. Obviously, it’s pretty unique for both of us. I’ve been very blessed over the course of my career and to still be with the same team in my 18th year has just been a great blessing for me. I have so much respect for Drew and what he’s accomplished. Playing against him for a long time, I know the challenges a Drew Brees-led team presents. We’ve got our work cut out for us. It’s going to be a tough game and a tough environment. Hopefully we do a better job than the last time we were down there.
Q: What about playing with Brandin Cooks has surprised you since you’ve been together?
TB: Well, I’ve just loved the time I’ve had with him. He’s been so much fun to play with and to work with. He’s got great talent but he’s even a better person. He’s young. He’s professional. He’s diligent. He’s very competitive. I just have nothing but great things to say about him.
Q: Which receivers that you’ve played with in the past is he most similar to?
TB: I think he’s pretty unique. I don’t think there’s many that I’ve played with that are like him. Like I said, his maturity is probably what surprised me the most for a 23 year old athlete to be so – he’s just on it. Every day he shows up. He works his butt off. He wants to do extra. He wants to know what I’m thinking. He just wants to do the right thing all…
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