quarterback A report by the Associated Press states that he had a tear in the medial collateral ligament of his left knee and played for the entire season.
Brady sustained the injury during his last season of service with the team.According to the report, it steadily worsened over his first year living in Tampa.
Brady had not been on the injury reports all season. In February, Brady underwent knee surgery after leading Buccaneers in a win.At age 43.
Brady did not discuss details about the procedure, but stated that it was very serious.
Brady sustained a tear in his anterior cruciate ligament during Week 1.
Clyde Christensen, Buccaneers quarterbacks coach said that Brady's knee injury in last season had been a “nagging inconvenience” and affected Brady throughout the season.
Christensen stated that he didn't believe Brady was 100% last year. He told Christensen about a conversation he had after Brady won Super Bowl LV. His quote or something close was “Hey, my knee is going to be fixed and I'm better next year, and you're going to be happy about that.”
Brady donned a brace around his left knee for the Buccaneers Super Bowl boat parade. Brady is 43 years old and wears the brace when he plays golf or during recreational activities.
Seven-time Super Bowl champ was named Super Bowl MVP after he passed for 201 yards, three touchdowns, and Tampa Bay won 31-9 over Los Angeles.
Brady passed for 4,633 yards with 40 touchdowns and led the Bucs to an 11-5 record in the regular season.