Tom Brady on cursing: 'Blame CBS and NBC for putting it on air'

Monday December 8th, 2014

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is a fiery and emotional player on the field. Sometimes that results in some profane language being heard during a broadcast. That has led to Brady receiving some criticism from the local media, but he believes there is someone else to blame.

For Brady, an F-bomb is just a great word to use in the heat of the moment. If you have an issue with the language, Brady believes you should take it up with the networks, he said on WEEI on Monday.

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“I wish I did have a better mouth out there at times, but there’s nothing that quite expresses the way I feel like that word,” he said. “It is, it is [a great word], especially in the heat of the moment. … Blame CBS and NBC for putting it on TV. Don’t blame me.

“We’re not choirboys, I know that. You bring us up to a certain level of intensity to the game, your job is to go out there and physically, emotionally, mentally dominate the game. You don’t do that at church on Sunday. You’ve got to go to the football field for that.”

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Most people seem to laugh off foul language anytime it is used on the field because the intensity of the game is understood. The networks seem to realize that provides quality entertainment, too, or else they would take advantage of the broadcasting delay to avoid showing it on air. 

- Josh Sanchez

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