It's playoff time — and once again Tom Brady delivered. Only on this occasion, the six-time Super Bowl champion came through on a promise to send one of his biggest fans an autographed jersey.
That big fan was defensive end Chase Young of the Washington Football Team — all 6-foot-5, 264 pounds of him. The two were overheard at the end of last week's playoff game, which Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers won 31-23, in a brief conversation that went viral on social media.
Young said to Brady, "You're the real GOAT. I need something from you, though … I need this off you" as he tugged on Brady's jersey.
[email protected] 🤝 @youngchase907pic.twitter.com/uwC6HSIZhA
Brady agreed to send the rookie No. 2 overall draft pick from Ohio State a souvenir from his first NFL playoff game. And a few days later, the No. 12 jersey arrived — complete with an inscription: "Chase Best of Luck!" — as Young revealed on his Instagram account.
Chase Young has received his @TomBrady jersey.
Brady even put “Go Blue!” on it. 😂 pic.twitter.com/dgsgKpEvi8
Brady even took the opportunity to play up the rivalry between their two Big Ten schools. The 21-year veteran from Michigan added: "Go Blue!"
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