Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson are both legends in their respective sports. And on Twitter, the duo recently shared a moment. Of all the things that the moment could've been about, it was calves that brought them together.
On Wednesday, Brady was declared limited at New England Patriots practice with a calf injury. Mickelson, who may have some of the strongest calves of any athlete in any sport, jokingly tweeted he was on standby to fly to Boston, implying that he would help Brady with his calf issue.
Brady responded on Thursday and seemed excited about the possibility of strengthening his calves with Mickelson.
The Phil Mickelson Method... for jacked calves? Sign me up. https://t.co/HFYFGltplp— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) September 19, 2019
Brady is just kidding and paying homage to Mickelson, but the idea of Brady having "jacked calves" is intriguing. The 42-year-old is always looking for ways to lengthen his career. Perhaps if he could strengthen his calves as Mickelson has, he would be able to better withstand injury and generate power from his lower body as he continues to age more gracefully than any other quarterback in NFL history.
That said, Brady may not need to worry much about his calf this week. He looked to be in good repair at Thursday's practice, so it's possible that the limited designation on Wednesday was just a minor malady that needed some extra rest.
This certainly is a win-win for Patriots fans, as Brady was able to provide fans with a comical moment on social media and looks healthy enough to play on Thursday. Brady will look to lead the Patriots to a 3-0 start on Sunday when they square off against the New York Jets.
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