C.J. Gardner-Johnson gets one more dig in at Tom Brady’s expense on Twitter

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Thank goodness for C.J. Gardner-Johnson. The New Orleans Saints have the best instigator in the NFL on their side, and it’s a role the third-year defensive back actively embraces. Gardner-Johnson’s latest target has been Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady — who he intercepted in Sunday night’s big upset.

Gardner-Johnson and his teammates frustrated Brady so badly that he ended up trashing a Microsoft Surface tablet on the Tampa Bay sideline, video of which quickly went viral on social media. And it caught the Saints star’s notice, prompting him to take one more parting shot after sweeping Brady’s team for the second year in a row.

“Can y’all send me a new Surface Tablet?” Gardner-Johnson wrote from his official Twitter account. “I need to give it to a friend who broke his. Thank you and Merry Christmas.”

This is just fantastic content. Gardner-Johnson’s ability to tweak opponents’ noses has evolved beyond the field, traveling past the whistle and onto the digital space. You’ve got to give credit where it’s due for his creativity: