By the Patriots Newswire at 98.5 The Sports Hub
FOX Sports 1 pundit Rob Parker is not giving up his infamous crusade against Tom Brady’s status as the greatest quarterback in NFL history.
Though many across the football world – even notorious Brady hater Nick Wright – would agree that Brady has already established himself as the GOAT and is just running up the score at this point. His absolute domination in the win column alone, especially in the playoffs, places him in a category all by himself.
Not in the mind of Parker, who bloviated about the topic on the latest episode of FS1’s The Odd Couple with co-host Chris Broussard.
“I have not changed my mind about Tom Brady,” he started. “Yes, he won. Yes, he played well in overtime. And yes, the Pats are going back to the Super Bowl. But no, he is not – N-O-T – the GOAT in my mind. Nothing has changed with that victory over the Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game. This isn’t irrational. This isn’t irrational on me. This isn’t math. There is no right answer when we talk about who’s the greatest of all time. Sorry! It’s based on what I see, what I believe, and what I feel. That’s the beauty of sports. We can watch the same game and see something totally different. One man’s chicken is another man’s gumbo.”
He went on to compare the NFL’s GOAT discussion to baseball in the 1950s, when the debate centered around two legendary outfielders – the Yankees’ Micky Mantle and the Giants’ Willie Mays. The latter got the nod more often, despite Mantle winning a lot more with the Yanks.
Parker previously took to Twitter just after the Patriots’ 37-31 win over the Chiefs, which sent Brady to the ninth Super Bowl of his career. He again called Brady the “LOAT”, or “Luckiest Of All Time”.
The LOAT lives!— Rob Parker (@RobParkerFS1) January 21, 2019
Then he did an imitation of how he watches Tom Brady games:
Was there an AFC championship Game today? Somehow, I missed it. Lol.— Rob Parker (@RobParkerFS1) January 21, 2019
For the record, I’m OK. Not at the emergency room. Thanks for ur concerns. pic.twitter.com/5geTtnliTf
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