State of the Bucs: Quarterbacks

Position Group: Quarterbacks

Players: Tom Brady, Blaine Gabbert, Ryan Griffin, Drew Stanton

2020 Evaluation: The Buccaneers starting quarterback was named Super Bowl LV MVP, so I guess you could say things went well this past season. In his first season with a new team after spending two decades in New England, Tom Brady did exactly what he came to Tampa Bay to do: win a Super Bowl. He also had one of his best years ever at the ripe age of 43.

Though he adjusted to an entirely new offensive system, Brady threw the second-most single-season touchdowns of his career with 40 in the regular season. He threw for 4,633 regular season yards, which was good for a top five ranking in his 21 years, giving him an average of 289.6 yards per game. He did it while throwing a total of 12 regular season interceptions, with just one total in the final four games of the season following the Bucs’ Week 13 bye.

In the postseason, Brady threw for a league-best 1,061 yards and 10 touchdowns against just three interceptions. He averaged a third-ranked 98.1 quarterback rating, completing 81 of 138 total pass attempts. His passes were also going further. Across the four postseason games the Buccaneers played, Brady’s average pass length was 9.93 yards, which ranked second among all postseason quarterbacks, behind only Seattle’s Russell Wilson.

Brady also collected accolades along the way as he was named NFC…

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