How bad have things gotten for Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? So bad that Fox actually had to yank the GOAT off the air in favor of a quarterback battle between Sam Darnold and Geno Smith.
With the Bucs getting dominated by the 49ers, trailing 35-0 just five minutes into the third quarter, the producers at Fox decided to step in and save Brady from the embarrassment.
As Brady was sitting in the bench, cameras cut to the Fox studio, where Curt Menefee was waiting to tell viewers that they were now being taken to a “more competitive game” between the Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks.
Brady and the Bucs were coming off an emotional comeback victory on Monday night against the New Orleans Saints. Many probably thought that would provide Tampa with the spark they needed down the stretch…
The 49ers quickly put out that fire.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.