It was reported a few weeks back that Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady visited offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich at his home shortly after he moved to Tampa. Some clubs had inquired with the league about a possible violation of the off-season work rules especially with the COVID-19 threat.
On reports of NFL teams questioning Tom Brady’s visit with Bucs OC Byron Leftwich, the league made an inquiry and determined there was no violation. The meeting was deemed a brief, personal visit to pick up his new playbook.
— Greg Auman (@gregauman) April 28, 2020
Greg Auman of The Athletic reported that the NFL had made an inquiry on the situation and determined Brady and Leftwich were not in violation of said rule. League spokesperson Brian McCarthy stated, “It was a brief personal visit and Tom picked up the playbook.”, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reports.
The NFL made an inquiry into Tom Brady’s recent visit to #Bucs OC Byron Leftwich’s house and determined there was no violation of offseason work rules, per league spokesman @NFLprguy. “It was a brief personal visit and Tom picked up the playbook.”
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) April 28, 2020
The excitement in Tampa Bay is just heating up as the Buccaneers look ahead to virtual off-season workouts this week.