Tom Brady's comment on Julian Edelman's Cam Newton post may raise eyebrows

Darren Hartwell
NBC Sports Boston

Tom Brady broke up with the New England Patriots this offseason, but he doesn't want his ex to forget about him.

The Patriots reportedly addressed Brady's departure to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by signing free-agent quarterback Cam Newton to a one-year contract Sunday.

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman obviously was excited about having another former NFL MVP as his quarterback and expressed that excitement Tuesday on social media.

Enter Brady, who couldn't leave well enough alone and replied to Edelman in the comment section:

"I will always be your #1 😉"

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Translation: You might enjoy working with Newton this year, but remember the QB who helped you become the player you are today.

If you believe the Patriots essentially drove Brady out of New England this offseason, you could view Brady's comment as a longing for his old pal.

But you also might detect shades of jealousy in the 42-year-old QB as Edelman attempts to bond with the Patriots' new QB1.

Edelman was already motivated to prove he and the Patriots can succeed without Brady in 2020, and TB12's comment could add another log to that fire. 

Tom Brady's comment on Julian Edelman's Cam Newton post may raise eyebrows originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

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