Tom Brady just used six exclamation points in support of Malcolm Butler. Bill Belichick can't be happy!!!!!!
When Brady liked Malcolm Butler's post denying committing any infractions worthy of his Super Bowl benching, there was reason to not overreact. After all, Brady likes a ton of stuff posted by teammates. Maybe it was just a TB12 employee giving it what is essentially an automatic like.
Then Brady commented on it.
Love you Malcolm. You are an incredible player and teammate and friend. Always!!!!!!
This can only further speculation not only about why Belichick benched Butler, but whether Belichick's decision, as Brandon Browner put it, divided the locker room.
Brady was hardly the only Patriot to show support for Butler. Among those to like the post were several past and present Patriots, including Jimmy Garoppolo.
Along with Brady, the post has been liked by Phillip Dorsett, Elandon Roberts, Harvey Langi, Cody Hollister, Vincent Valentine, Martellus Bennett, Marcus Cannon, Jacoby Brissett, Justin Coleman, LeGarrette Blount, Brandon Browner, Jamie Collins and Rob Ninkovich— Mark Daniels (@MarkDanielsPJ) February 6, 2018