Tom Brady is addressing his wife Gisele Bündchen’s concussion claims for the first time — but not providing much clarity.
After Bündchen told “CBS This Morning” in May that the Patriots quarerback suffered a concussion last season (and indicated he’s suffered ones in the past, as well), Brady’s agent Don Yee said in a statement that his client “was not diagnosed” with a concussion.
The four-time Super Bowl champion had remained mum but finally broke his silence during an ESPN interview that aired Sunday morning. He didn’t deny his wife’s statement, while not exactly confirming it either.
“She’s there every day. I mean, we go to bed in the same bed every night, so I think she knows when I’m sore, she knows when I’m tired, she knows when I get hit,” Brady said on “E:60” when asked about how much Bündchen knows about the hits he takes. “We drive home together [from games]. But, she also knows how well I take care of myself. She’s a very concerned wife and very loving.”
Tom Brady’s agent says QB wasn’t ‘diagnosed’ with concussion
The Boston Herald had reported that the signal-caller hadn’t been listed as having a concussion on any injury reports dating back to 2003. The NFL also said there were “no records” that showed Brady suffered a head injury. Of course, that doesn’t necessarily mean he didn’t have one.
The disciplined 39-year-old added that Bündchen — who previously said she doesn’t believe football is “a healthy thing for your body to go through” — will support him as long as he wants to play, which is until his “mid-40s.”
“She’s like my mom, the two of them together sitting next to each other in the suite watching me get hit all day, I’m sure it’s not fun, but they know how well I take care of myself, too,” he said.
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