BOSTON (CBS) — Tom Brady was back to playing football on Friday night.
The Patriots quarterback threw passes to some special friends at the 19th annual Best Buddies Tom Brady Football Challenge at Harvard Stadium.READ MORE: Charlie Baker Will Not Run For Third Term As Massachusetts Governor In 2022
Several New England Patriots players, past and present, were on hand, including Tedy Bruschi, Julian Edelman, James White, Chris Hogan, Christian Fauria, Dan Koppen, Jason McCourty, Devin McCourty and Scott Zolak.
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Katie Meade was partnered with star of the show and has caught a touchdown pass from him before. “Well it means a lot to me, it’s just about making friends and doing what Best Buddies means to them,” said Katie. “It means a lot to me because Tom Brady being my buddy has been amazing.”READ MORE: Mac Jones Files For A Tom Brady-Like Trademark
But playing some flag football with the GOAT is just the start of the weekend’s fun. Festivities will continue Saturday when hundreds of cyclists will make a 100-mile trek from Boston to Hyannis Port.
The Challenge will be capped off by a New England-style clambake and private concert by Rick Springfield.
Brady has not reported to the Patriots’ voluntary offseason workouts this year, so it was nice to see the quarterback throwing passes to some of his teammates Friday night.MORE NEWS: Keller: Charlie Baker Not Seeking Third Term Is 'Victory For Trumpism'
While he isn’t at OTAs, Brady has reportedly been throwing with Edelman in the practice bubble at Gillette Stadium and is expected to be in attendance when the Patriots hold mandatory minicamp next week.