This has been a heavily debated topic on social media and on the radio for the past week. Should Tom Brady attend the Super Bowl 50 celebration and the honoring of previous MVP’s/Super Bowl greats?
I can’t stand Roger Goodell just as much as the next person and would love to stick it to the guy, and my initial reaction was NO WAY, but Brady not going just gives Roger satisfaction. This celebration is about honoring the players from past Super Bowls. Go and make Roger squirm, make him sweat and make him more uncomfortable than he has ever been.
Goodell has done a fantastic job of avoiding Gillette Stadium all season long. From the opening banner ceremony, to Thursday Night Football games, to Championship games, he has weaseled his way out of staring Brady in the eyes all season long.
This is an honor for Brady, not to mention he gets to return home to be honored. Like he said prior to Super Bowl XLIX; It’s about honor, it’s about respect. Win this game, you’re honored. From the picture Brady posted to Facebook back in April, he seemed pretty excited about it then…