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Tom Brady Finally Addresses Nick Foles Handshaking Controversy

Tom Brady was asked Thursday about this Nick Foles handshaking controversy that just won’t go away, especially after Brady walked off without shaking hands with Foles after a loss to the Bears in Week 5. Eagles fans lost their minds again Sunday when a photo of Brady chatting with a fellow Michigan Man surfaced after Tampa beat the Packers. Irrational Philly fan officially had enough of Tom chatting when he wins and walking off as a sore loser when a game doesn’t go his way.

It was finally time for someone to step up during a Zoom press conference and ask Tom why he has a problem with Foles, a harmless guy who is just looking for a little admiration from the greatest quarterback of all-time.

“I didn’t even think about that,” Brady said Thursday. “I think Nick Foles is a hell of a player, Super Bowl champ. I don’t think it’s anything in particular except I have great admiration for Nick, and he’s off to a helluva start.”

Brady added that he has personal relationships with guys such as Drew Brees, Justin Herbert and Aaron Rodgers, and he’ll stop to say hello after games. He claims this isn’t some planned effort to not shake Foles’ hand.

Meanwhile, Foles isn’t bothered any of this. He continues to say all the right things. He was once against asked about the snubs.

“You know it’s happened a few times. Someday, Tom and I will have a great conversation about it and probably laugh about it. It is what it is. I think he’s a tremendous player.”

Foles might meet his supposed enemy in the playoffs this year, so this conversation could happen even sooner than expected.

Written by Joe Kinsey

I'm an Ohio guy, born in Dayton, who roots for Ohio State and can handle you guys destroying the Buckeyes, Urban Meyer and everything associated with Columbus.

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    • Yeah it’s not that big a deal. It is a little bit curious why Brady just walked off the field without acknowledging…anyone at all…while his whole team was out there. It’s not typical behavior, but it’s the kind of “soap opera” stuff I don’t honestly care about in sports. I guess TB was just pissed, because he played so terribly in that game and they lost. Brady is not the warmest personality, and never has been, so this isn’t a surprise to anyone. Let’s go ahead and put Rodgers in that category too, so no surprises. Those guys are jerks on the field, it’s their “style”, and it always has been. Has nothing to do with the game.

  1. It doesn’t sound like either player has an issue so not sure why the media is driving this conversation except for clicks and Philly fan twitter accounts. As a bigger issue of what is covered our society has slowly degraded into assuming other peoples intent by watching the outside instead of asking what is happening on the inside from the source itself. Twitter is the worse example of this. It has evolved into the cancel culture that is extremely destructive to our society and constitutional foundation of freedom of thought and action as long as I am not physically hurting someone else.

  2. As a lifelong Eagles, I would like Nick Foles to get all of the respect and adulation he deserves. I’ve never met the man but he certainly comes off as a genuine, humble guy. I think he deserved a handshake from Brady after the Super Bowl. That’s good sportsmanship, no excuses. This latest incident is no big deal for me….it is what I now expect from Brady.

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