Tom Brady's postgame handshakes came off field after Super Bowl LII
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By Melissa Zhang

Tom Brady may not have shaken hands with Nick Foles on the field following Super Bowl LII, but he did make a point to congratulate other Eagles players.

Philadelphia defensive end Derek Barnett ran into the New England quarterback in the hallway after the Eagles’ first Super Bowl win, and Brady stopped to give words of praise to the rookie.

“It’s crazy,” Barnett said after the game, via Titans Online. “I told him how I looked up to him when I was younger. I told him to be able to compete against him, it was an honor.

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“And he was super cool. He told me we had a hell of a season, and we deserved it. And he told me to keep working hard. He’s a great player and a great competitor. I feel like I was lucky to be able to go against one of the greatest football players to ever play the...



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