Bradys debut in Tampa was excellent as he helped the Buccaneers win the Super Bowl, making his return to New England an even juicier match after the Patriots enormous offseason spending spree.
There have actually been plenty of NFL schedule leakages throughout the day and this game was exposed by NFL reporter Dov Kleiman on Twitter, who leaked a copy of the entire Patriots schedule. That leak sufficed to highlight where the excitedly anticipated homecoming will take location.
Tom Brady will go back to New England on October 3.
The highly-anticipated Buccaneers-Patriots matchup will occur throughout Week 4 and receive the prime-time spotlight as part of NBCs Sunday Night Football package. There is no doubt that all of the leagues broadcast partners aspired to get their hands on this match so the NFL did a solid here for NBC, which is set to broadcast Super Bowl 56 in February.
The video game was also placed inside the pre-flex window, ensuring that it will not be moved out of primetime no matter what takes place in the first three weeks of the season. There will be a huge ensured audience for this game so it is a slight surprise that the NFL didnt save it for November sweeps to help increase the rankings even further.
In either case the match of Brady taking on Bill Belichick will be of high interest to all NFL fans. Getting it in the mix early is a great way to construct some substantial buzz right as the calendar turns to October.
TAMPA, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 07: Tom Brady # 12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers passes during the 4th quarter versus the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images).
NFL schedule release 2021: Ranking weekly 1 game by watchability, from Jaguars-Texans to Chiefs-Browns by Mike Phillips.
Tom Brady will make his triumphant return to Gillette Stadium in Week 4 on Sunday Night Football..
Among the most awaited matchups of the 2021 NFL season was Tom Bradys go back to Foxboro as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.