Next season, Tom Brady will play for an NFL head coach not named Bill Belichick for the first time in his career. Bruce Arians will have the responsibility of working with the legendary QB.
Brady isn't the first big-time passer Arians has tutored. The veteran instructor has mentored Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Carson Palmer during his distinguished career as an NFL assistant and head coach.
Arians has favored an explosive, aggressive passing attack throughout his years on the sideline. He loves to push the ball downfield. There are some who wonder how that style will mesh with Brady, who made a living in New England with short-to-intermediate passes.
In his introductory press conference today--conducted over the phone--Brady did not seem to be concerned about how he and Arians will function together. The 42-year-old quarterback is pretty pragmatic about his approach to his new offense.
In Tampa, Brady will certainly have an array of weapons at his disposal. Between Chris Godwin and Mike Evans out wide and Cameron Brate and O.J. Howard at tight end, there's a lot of ways to beat opposing defenses.
Surely, Brady will have to adjust his style a little bit with his new team. We won't doubt that he can do it though.
He is Tom Brady, after all.