The procedure was performed on the same knee in which Brady tore his ACL in Week 1 of the 2008 season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' signal caller said he had to take care of his knee on a weekly basis last year.
Well, it seems like whatever Brady had done recently did the trick. Bucs head coach Bruce Arians offered an encouraging update on how the 43-year-old's knee is holding up after the start of OTAs.
“He felt great yesterday,” Arians said on Tuesday, via Pro Football Talk. “I talked to him this morning and he said it’s the best he has felt.”
It will be interesting to see if the effects of the surgery carry over into the regular season and enable for Brady to feel more confident in his knee out on the field.
“I was really interested to see how it was going to go, because last year it just took a lot," Brady said recently. "Every week I was kind of tending to my knee, and I thought I would love to see a season where I can focus on some other strength stuff that I want to do, some other technique stuff where I’m not just focused on protecting my knee all the time."
Considering how well Brady performed on an ailing knee last year, him being healthier is not a great sign for other NFC teams, but it is good news for the Bucs and their fans.