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NFL blocked Bruce Arians, Tom Brady from playing golf during bye week

Tom Brady and Bruce Arians apparently grew tired of taking shots at one another through the media, so they attempted to bury the hatchet with a golf trip during the bye week.

The problem, for them, was that the NFL was not having it.

The league’s COVID-19 protocols specifically state that no gatherings of players, personnel and staffers are allowed outside of team facilities. Still, the Bucs tried to arrange a golf outing involving Brady and Arians, as well as quarterbacks coach Clyde Christensen and Bucs legend Ronde Barber, but the NFL intervened — blocking the Dec. 2 meetup at Old Memorial Golf Club from happening, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

It’s not the first time Brady has attempted to bend the rules this year, either. He was kicked out of a Tampa Bay park for working out in April. The park was closed, yet Brady was there anyway.