Foxborough, MA (CBS HOUSTON) – On Tuesday, Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith was asked if Tom Brady was a “crybaby”. He didn’t deny it. In fact, he called that an “accurate statement.”
“I’ve never seen any quarterback look to the referee right after he gets sacked more than Brady,” Smith said, per The Gazette. “Every time he gets sacked he looks at the ref like, ‘You see him sack me? Was that supposed to happen? He did it a little hard. Please throw a 15-yard penalty on him. Get him fined.'”
On Wednesday, Brady was asked about the comments from Smith and Brady dismissed them.
“If the refs want to throw the flag, I love when they throw the flag on defenders,” Brady said. “It advances our team. That is just part of football.”
Brady was then asked what the conversations are like when he does talk to the refs.
“I don’t remember much about them,” Brady said. “I’ve taken a lot of hits over the years.