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Bruce Arians Shoots Down Tom Brady Rumors: NFL World Reacts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians.

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - NOVEMBER 28 Bruce Arians the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 28, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Earlier this offseason, there was talk of a potential rift between Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians and then-retired quarterback Tom Brady.

However, Brady has since un-retired, committing to the Buccaneers for another season.

This weekend, Arians addressed the rumors of a potential rift with his starting quarterback. Arians said he's not sure where those rumors are coming from.

"Tom and I have a great relationship," he said.

Fans are still speculating, of course.

"He always gives more responses that I’d like him to, which actually made me question if there’s some truth to it lol.. but again BA is the kind that answers more than others," one fan added.

"Maybe Arians is not aware of how Brady feels about him. Or perhaps there's nothing to it," another fan wrote on Twitter.

"No one’s going to openly admit it. As bitter as the separation may have been between him and Bill not one ugly thing was said and nothing ever will be," another fan pointed out.

Regardless of what's true, Brady is back for another season in Tampa Bay. He and the Bucs will go for another Super Bowl win.

“They know what Tom brings and we got a shot for another ring. And that’s it. That’s bottom line,” Arians told NFL Network’s Steve Wyche. “It’s all about the ring again. Not reloading, not seeing who’s going to do this, who’s going to do that, how we are we going to fit this guy in. Everybody knows their role again right now. …The smile really hasn’t come off my face. I’m drinking too much, but other than that it’s been a constant celebration. It was huge for us to have Tom back.”