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Mahomes and Brady? It's like Bryant and Jordan says McCoy

Buccaneers RB LaSean McCoy gives his take on the Super Bowl star quarterbacks, having played with both of them.

Tampa (United States), 03/02/2021.- A passer-by poses in front of a fence banner with the portraits of Super Bowl LV quarterback Patrick Mahomes (L) and Tom Brady, ahead of the NFL Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida, USA, 04 February 2021. The AFC Champion K

Quarterback Tom Brady says he is out to surpass "idol" Michael Jordan by claiming his seventh Super Bowl ring this weekend. Chicago Bulls and NBA great Jordan won six championship rings during his Hall of Fame basketball career.

Brady to jump above idol Jordan

As Brady stands on the cusp of a seventh Lombardi trophy, the 43-year-old superstar told reporters on Monday: "Michael [Jordan] is one of my sports idols. I think he's pretty incredible and for me it's just about being a part of great teams.

"To have the opportunity to play in this game means a lot to me. It's a lot of commitment and sacrifice by a lot of guys.

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"Obviously we're one game away from the ultimate goal in this sport. I've been a part of that ultimate goal six other times so they are all different and have all meant something a little different to me. They've all been unique in their own way.

"It would be cool to accomplish it this time, I don't compare them to the other times, those were all magical moment of my life and no one can ever take those away from me.

"Hopefully we can finish this season strong and win a Super Bowl. That's why we're here, that's why we're playing, to make for a really magical season for us."


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