Tom Brady had done it again.
He had just led the New England Patriots back from a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC championship game. In doing so, the 40-year-old quarterback advanced to the Super Bowl for the eighth time in his 18-year career.
Congratulations were certainly in order … although maybe not from this guy.
Yep, that’s referee Clete Blakeman giving ol’ No. 12 what appears to be a friendly nudge in the back and pat on the chest immediately following the game. Probably a completely harmless gesture, but not really a great look for a referee — especially after a game...