Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians dismissed the understanding that Tom Brady can no longer throw the deep ball.
There is a belief that Brady– who signed a two-year handle the Bucs in totally free firm following 6 Super Bowl titles with the New England Patriots– is just efficient in harming challengers beneath. Arians protected his 42- year-old quarterback.
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“I think the perception is just wrong,” Arians stated Wednesday. “I believed his deep ball was exceptional in 2015. Through [the Patriots’] play- action game, they struck a great deal of deep balls.
” And our quarterback– I believed he put it as excellent as anyone– throw it to the person who’s open.”
“He can make every throw,” Ariansadded “He can do everything we want to do in our offense.”
“We do have reads that start deep and come in short, but I’ve had a couple quarterbacks that just keep looking deep — they won’t throw the checkdown,” Arians continued. “[Offensive consultant] Tom Moore has the very best stating worldwide: ‘You do not go broke putting money in thebank Take the damn checkdown.’
” We do not need to teach Tom that. I believe the liberty of looking downfield on specific paths and in specific circumstances, when the match’s ideal– take it, do not be scared to take it– some quarterbacks are scared to take it. I’m not searching for a ‘checkdown Charlie’ quarterback.”