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‘Roger that!': Tom Brady takes a jab at NFL Commissioner Goodell in post-Super Bowl commercial

Now we know what Tom Brady did with some of the time on his hands while serving his four-game, Deflategate-related suspension earlier this season.

He was filming a commercial that wouldn’t air unless the New England Patriots won a fifth Super Bowl. Months later, Brady and his teammates have done just that, and the ad made its debut Sunday night.

It features a subtle jab at the man who handed Brady that suspension — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

The commercial for New England-based Shields Healthcare Group features Brady being asked to remove all jewelry before an appointment. Brady removes four Super Bowl rings from his fingers before remembering he has a fifth in his pocket.

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“It’s kinda new,” Brady says in the commercial.

When a Shields employee comments, “We’re gonna need to get you a bigger locker,” Brady delivers a simple, but meaningful response:

“Roger that!”

A similar ad with a different ending has been running since October. That one also features Brady handing over the four rings. But when asked if that’s all, he replies, “For now.”

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According to the Boston Globe, both versions of the ad were filmed in September.

charles.schilken@latimes.com

Twitter: @chewkiii

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