Tom Brady’s Metaphor About Returning To New England Sends Patriots Fan Spiraling

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  • Tom Brady’s returns to New England for the first time on October 3, 2021 in a different uniform
  • While Brady’s tweet indicates that he is at the joking stage of the breakup, Patriots fans are still grieving
  • We laugh so we don’t cry

On October 3, 2021, Tom Brady is returning to New England for the very first time since leaving chowdaheads cold and shivering under the Zakim Bridge, in his quest to beat the only NFL team he hasn’t.

The cheapest ticket prices for the Week 4 matchup are Peloton-esque, and Brady’s dad’s pants are already getting tighter in preparation.

After the 2021 schedule was released, the seven-time (I can’t believe I’m writing that) Super Bowl champion tweeted out a painfully accurate metaphor about the colliding of worlds in early fall.

As a chowdahead myself, I think I can speak for all of New England when I say that we’re in a bit of a pickle. Booing Brady would just be silly given all he’s bestowed upon us over 20 years, but cheering for him feels icky too given we spent a full season watching Cam Newton rocket passes into the dirt.

A lot of mixed emotions here, and the internet is the best way to parse through them.

This begs the question: which group is more valuable in a man’s life, his high school or college friends? High school friends knew you before your glow up, when they had nothing to gain. College friends just ride the wave. Who do you call when you’re broken down on the side of the road?