Source: Brady apologized to Mathieu with text
TAMPA, Fla. — Immediately after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl LV on Sunday, Bucs quarterback Tom Brady texted an apology to Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu for several on-field verbal altercations, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
ESPN was read the contents of the letter out loud.
Brady apologized to Mathieu for losing his composure in the moment of the game, of which Mathieu said, “I’ve never really seen that side of him.”
During the game, Brady and Mathieu sparred multiple times. At one point, Brady even chased him down and got in his face.
Brady called Mathieu the “ultimate competitor,” in his apology text and said he knew he needed to match Mathieu’s intensity Sunday.
Brady told Mathieu he’d watched him since his…