The Los Angeles Rams earned a memorable 30-27 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Bucs quarterback Tom Brady had a rough overall day. He finished 30-of-54 for 329 yards, one touchdown and one pick – but those stats only tell half the story. The 44-year-old was pressured nonstop by Rams defenders.
All in all, Brady was pressured 17 times in this game (the most this year). Those efforts led to him going 4-of-14 and being on the receiving end of three sacks.
And his troubles didn’t end with what happened on the field this weekend.
Apparently Brady’s son also sparked controversy online during the game by making gestures that some perceived to be potential gang signs. The video speaks for itself:
Was Brady son throwing up gang signs? 🤔😂 pic.twitter.com/Jlfq4jJVhm
— E40Cal (@cal_e40) January 23, 2022
Reactions were swift:
— B-Ball Guru (@northcyde) January 23, 2022
Tom Brady son just threw up gang signs on national television
— Captain (@jtwill1021) January 23, 2022
Tom Brady’s son throwing up gang signs is something I never knew I needed to see. #thuglife
— Goodbounces (@goodbounces) January 23, 2022
Why was Tom Brady’s son in the press box throwing up GD
— Cody (@iAM_Vance) January 23, 2022
Brady’s son be throwin gang sign my lil dawg a JIT fr
— Valeninho (@Valeninh0) January 23, 2022
Interestingly enough, this isn’t the first controversy of this nature in recent months.
You will recall, LeBron James recently landed in hot water for something similar. As did Houston Rockets guard John Wall. Same with much-maligned Los Angeles Lakers anchor Russell Westbrook.
— Game 7 (@game7__) January 23, 2022
It will be interesting to see if Brady ultimately addresses this in any capacity. He has been pretty cognizant of his online persona in recent years, so it wouldn’t be all that shocking if he did.