201. 2-0-1. There’s only one place to start this week and that’s giving credit where credit is due. Tom Brady is the winningest quarterback of all time and he damn well deserves it. He surpasses Brett Favre, who reached out and congratulated him via video, and greasy fingered Peyton Manning, who also managed to wrestle out a text right before karaoke night with Papa John. You know who hasn’t reached out to Brady? The commissioner of the National Football League. Yup, the lying, gutless Roger Goodell. Don’t take it from me though, let’s get Jerry Thornton’s (Barstool Sports) two cents on RG:
What’s the oldest cliche in the world about bullies? It’s that deep down, they’re all just self-loathing cowards who fear nothing like they do the idea of anyone standing up to them. From Biff Tannen to Scut Farkas to Nelson Muntz, the second any one of their victims treats them to the bitter taste of clenched-fisted revenge across the jaw, they lose all their fight and become the chickenshit invertebrate they always were. Their spirit broken for good, washing and waxing George McFly’s car in the driveway.
With every game that passes and every record Brady shatters to add to his already unparalleled resume, Roger Goodell looks more and more incompetent, unqualified, inept, floundering, maladroit…should I go on? Even the most destitute of vision Patriot and Brady haters see this guy for the buffoon he is. “First they came…”