Derek Carr is setting the file straight.
The Raiders quarterback says he’s not the “motherf–ker” Tom Brady was referring to in feedback he made on HBO’s “The Store” whereas discussing his free company earlier than the 2020 season.
“From what I do know, it wasn’t me, which is nice,” Carr stated on “Brother from One other” on Wednesday.
“If it was, I’ve gotten in sufficient bother attempting to problem individuals to fights. However, as a person, Tom, I do know you bought the rings, but when it’s not me then we’re good. What I heard, it wasn’t me, and so I’m good with that.”
Carr declined to call names, however he stated he acquired the information from “a very good supply.”
Brady’s cryptic remark got here in a late June episode of “The Store,” when he revealed a a thriller workforce handed on him to maintain their quarterback when he determined to depart New England after 20 years.
“One of many groups, they weren’t on the very finish. I used to be considering, ‘You’re sticking with that motherf–ker?’” Brady recalled, laughing.
The seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion didn’t title the workforce or quarterback, which finally sparked a guessing recreation amongst followers and sports activities analysts.
Carr, together with Brady’s former Patriots teammate Jimmy Garoppolo (49ers), Ryan Tannehill (Titans), Mitch Trubisky (Bears) and retired Saints quarterback Drew Brees had been among the many speculated potential “motherf–kers.”
Brady has nonetheless but to disclose the reality behind the story.
Whichever workforce handed on Brady should nonetheless really feel the loss, as he went on to signal a two-year, $50 million contract with the Buccaneers and led them to a Tremendous Bowl win in his first yr. The Bucs are additionally in strong place to repeat with all their starters returning.
Brady is recent off a long-awaited knee surgical procedure and is hoping the process will enable him to carry out at his absolute best — though followers believed they’ve already seen that facet of him.
The Bucs prolonged Brady’s contract this offseason in a deal that can maintain the long run Corridor of Famer in Tampa by way of the 2022 season.