ESPN’s TV broadcast of Monday Night time Soccer between the Patriots and Payments included a wierd animated quick that includes Tom Brady and Invoice Belichick.

Based mostly on the basic “Love Really” gag of a lover flipping by means of signal playing cards outdoors the house of a desired companion, the scene was decidedly pro-TB12. Belichick is seen reminiscing about his golden years with Brady as quarterback in New England; his workforce will miss the playoffs this 12 months whereas Brady and the Buccaneers are postseason sure.

On the finish of the animated quick, Brady shuts the entrance door in Belichick’s face.

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One thing concerning the animated variations of Brady and Belichick are off-putting, even when the concept is humorous. It positively ventures into uncanny valley territory.

Brady displaying up in full Buccaneers uniform is a bit weird. And Belichick virtually appears … not villainous?

Patriots followers might be fast to level out that New England has performed proper at its expectations this 12 months given its lean 2020 roster, whereas Brady has at instances struggled regardless of an all-world forged of receivers. However after many years of ruthless NFL dominance, it is most likely time for these supporters to get used to being the butt of jokes.

They’ll ask their Monday evening opponent, now on the prime of the AFC East after years of turmoil, learn how to deal with it.