Tom Brady’s legacy with Patriots not tainted by Dolphins’ tampering

FOXBORO — Tom Brady’s legacy as the very best quarterback of all time was cemented lengthy earlier than his ultimate season in New England. Those six Super Bowl banners will eternally dangle inside Gillette Stadium. His pictures are prone to proceed to hold round Patriot Place as this area will always remember concerning the “GOAT.”

The breaking NFL information on Tuesday will not change that.

During the 2019 season, Brady was speaking with Miami Dolphins vice chairman and restricted accomplice Bruce Beal. The dialog began in August when the quarterback was in his ultimate coaching camp with the Patriots. According to the NFL, that is when the Dolphins group started to tamper with Brady in an try and lure the quarterback to Miami when free company hit that subsequent offseason. The NFL says these conversations with Beal, who relayed the message to possession, continued by way of the 2019 season and into the offseason.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shakes hands with Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill after the game on Jan.  3, 2016, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

The Dolphins group docked its 2023 first-round decide and 2024 third-round decide due to the tampering expenses introduced Tuesday.

NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy informed The Providence Journal that Brady will not be disciplined for what transpired with the Dolphins brass.

The information on Tuesday difficult issues barely for Brady, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and the New England group. It would not make Brady look good that he was speaking to the Dolphins whereas his staff was in coaching camp or preventing for a playoff spot within the common season. Although it would not look like the information was sufficient to strike a blow to Brady’s relationship with proprietor Robert Kraft or alienate himself from a loyal fan base, it actually makes issues a bit awkward.

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