Even during a national crisis, Tom Brady is invoked for his leadership. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Tom Brady’s name came up in government discussions involving President Donald Trump, and the context was interesting.

Speaking with the media on Thursday during his daily coronavirus press conference, Trump said he had spoken with Brady recently. Here’s the video clip:

So why did Brady’s name come up? 

According to the Associated Press, governors pressed the president for more help in battling the coronavirus pandemic. Trump reportedly told Washington Gov. Jay Inslee that the federal government is the backup for help with necessary medical equipment. 

Inslee said in response that he needs Trump to act more like Tom Brady and less like a backup quarterback.

If we could all be more like Tom Brady in terms of our performance at our job, we would all be better off, even if the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback denies being motivated by the doubters.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.



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