Tom Brady appears to be bothered by finger injury to throwing hand despite not being on Bucs injury report

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Tom Brady was not formally listed on the Buccaneers’ injury report Thursday, however the veteran quarterback appeared to be coping with some discomfort at observe. According to these on the scene in Tampa, Brady was consistently shaking the ring finger on his proper throwing hand all through the session. 

As the Tampa Bay Times notes, Brady would grip the soccer, throw a go after which look down at his hand simply earlier than giving it a shake. He even had one thing sprayed on his proper hand. In the NFL Network video detailing Brady’s finger ailment under, you may see B-roll of the quarterback shaking and looking out down at that finger on quite a few events. 

On the most recent episode of his “Let’s Go” podcast that was launched Monday, Brady did admit that he damage his finger within the midst of Tampa Bay’s Week 2 win over the New Orleans Saints. 

“I banged it up pretty good,” he stated. “But, you know, it didn’t affect me at all in the game. It’s just going to be sore throughout the week. One of those bumps and bruises that come along with playing. … It’s demolition derby out there. It’s who can recover fast enough in order to put yourself in a position to practice, prepare and then go play well the next week.”

When requested concerning the finger on Thursday, Brady stated he felt “great” but additionally threw out the caveat that “it’s football season, so …”

Given he is been on the observe discipline and not even listed on the injury report, this finger subject does not seem to be it will forestall Brady from suiting up Sunday when the Bucs take on the Packers. After all, he performed in an AFC Championship again through the 2017 season after getting 12 stitches on his hand throughout that week of observe. With that in thoughts, taking part in via this banged-up finger ought to be a stroll within the park for No. 12.  

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