New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady does a weekly interview with Boston's WEEI on Mondays during the football season. This morning's interview ended a bit short, though.
Brady, who's gotten upset with questions about his trainer Alex Guerrero before, did the same thing this morning.
Questions have emerged over the past year-plus about Guerrero's role within the team. WEEI's host, Kirk Minihane, was asking Brady this morning about what happened with Guerrero and why he no longer takes the Patriots' team plane.
Brady did not like this. After a bit of a back-and-forth, he hung up.
Here's the transcript, from Boston.com:
Kirk Minihane: “We saw the reports this weekend that Alex was on the team plane, which he wasn’t for the second half of last year, I guess, and not on the sideline. Is that accurate?”
Tom Brady: “Yeah, he was with me this last week, so it was — yeah.”
Minihane: “So what changed in him not being on the team plane last year and this year? Was that just communication back and forth? Or was that an understanding of other things? What led to that being able to happen this year?”
Brady: “You know, I don’t wanna — I’m not getting into all that.”
Minihane: “OK. Yeah, when I ran into him at the Super Bowl last year in Minneapolis, I remember talking to you about the time when I talked to him there, he had said, in his opinion, that all the stuff had been overblown, that he and [coach Bill] Belichick had a pretty good relationship even then. Would you say that was true?”
Brady: [pauses] I said, ‘I don’t want to get into it.’
Brady: “I mean, everybody knows it’s well-documented, you know, the work he and I do together.”
Minihane: “No, I know. I understand that. I’m just trying to figure out because I saw the reports this weekend that he’s traveling with the team. Was he on the sideline on Friday?”
Brady: “Yeah. Alright, guys, have a great day. I’ll talk to you later.” [Dial tone.]
Welp, he clearly didn't want to get into it. Questions like this, though, clearly aren't going to stop.