- Antonio Brown shaded Tom Brady during his interview on The Full Send Podcast.
- Brown claims Brady is only his friend because he’s good at football and can help Brady win.
- Read more news about Antonio Brown here.
Tom Brady may say he “loves” Antonio Brown, “cares” about him, and “has a lot of compassion” for him, but the beleaguered wide receiver knows better.
At least that’s how he made it sound on Friday during an interview with The Full Send Podcast.
“To me, a friend is someone who’s got your back,” Brown told The Full Send Podcast, reports Kimberley Martin of ESPN.com. “Not everybody in sports is going to be your friend. Tom Brady’s my friend why? Because I’m a good football player. He needs me to play football.”
Brown also went off on Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians, essentially calling him a backstabber.
“Imagine the guy who you think has your back, who you flew here with to do a mission, and and they know your situation, and you get there and you’re battling with him, he tells you to get the fuck out of there?” said Brown. “I’m an alpha male. If you discriminate on my public image and my name, at that point it’s f–k you too professionally.”
AB also added that Tom Brady is the real person in charge of the Buccaneers.
“Brady is the general manager,” said Brown. “He’s the guy my agent made the contract with, he’s the middle man and politician. I talked to Tom and he knows I’m not going to play.”
Tom Brady? A politician? No way. What’s so political about this answer from the other day?
“I’ve known Antonio for a couple years now, you know, pretty closely,” said Brady. “We’ve obviously been teammates and I would just say I love him, I care about him, and I have a lot of compassion. I have a lot of empathy for the things that are happening in his life. So it’s a lot of challenges we all face from time to time.
“I think the best thing is to have a support system, even outside of football, because again, yeah, we are football players, we’re athletes, we give everything we can on the field, but we also have off field lives too and I’m going to continue to do everything I can to try to be a great friend and supportive to Antonio and the things he’s going through.”
Check out the entire wild interview below…