The jersey is important... unless it isn't. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The only way Tom Brady keeps his Super Bowl jersey this year is if the Patriots win.

Last year, after New England would rally against the Atlanta Falcons, somebody would steal Tom Brady’s jersey. So, how does he avoid that this year? Well, the Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl. That’s not what Brady wants, of course.

Man, if we win then, if we lose I’m throwing it in the garbage. If I win I’m taking it, so hopefully we can win.

The Patriots take on the Eagles this Sunday in Super Bowl LII. And Touchdown Tom’s stitches are off. The only question that remains is Rob Gronkowski’s status. In the meantime, the Patriots are going about this as they always have. After all, they are on the hunt for their sixth Super Bowl title. This ain’t their first rodeo. If it means Brady potentially getting another jersey of his stolen, so be it. He has bigger things to think about than that.

Following Super Bowl LI’s jerseygate scandal after the New England Patriots’ record comeback to beat the Atlanta Falcons, Brady hinted that the best way to prevent another scandal would be for the Philadelphia Eagles to win Super Bowl LII.”

Philadelphia sure would appreciate that.

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