Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pro Bowl large receiver Chris Godwin is sort of blissful to be teammates this season, however that doesn’t imply the six-time Super Bowl champion received’t have to ask him for his No. 12.
Godwin, who mentioned he will defer to Brady if he asks for his No. 12, mentioned he’s excited to play with and study from who he calls “the best quarterback of all time.”
“Obviously, if he doesn’t need it, or if he’s not making an enormous deal out of it, I’m undoubtedly going to maintain it. We’ll see how that goes,” Godwin mentioned of Brady, who has worn the quantity all through his 20-year Patriots profession. “I believe simply out of respect for what he’s executed, what he’s achieved, simply [the] sort of the profession he’s constructed for himself, you have to lean into that respect.”
Godwin mentioned he has been inundated with questions on whether or not he will change his uniform quantity with the brand new beginning quarterback.
“My telephone has been blowing up over the past 24 hours, on Twitter, on Instagram, telephone calls, textual content messages asking me the identical query,” Godwin mentioned in a video interview on the crew’s web site. “I believe it will be very attention-grabbing, it doesn’t matter what occurs. We haven’t talked about that. We talked briefly however hadn’t talked about that every one.”
Godwin, drafted out of the third spherical from Penn State in 2017, caught 86 passes final yr and 1,333 receiving yards to make his first Pro Bowl begin.