Tom Brady's F-Bombs Have Led to Viewers Filing Complaints with FCC

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistDecember 16, 2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 30:  Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts on the bench during the fourth quarter of the NFL game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 30, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Patriots 26-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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It's no secret that the F-word is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's go-to word when he is frustrated during games. As a result of the quarterback getting caught on camera yelling the F-bomb multiple times this year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received several complaints.

Update from Wednesday, Dec. 17

Fans aren't the only ones who were upset by Brady's cursing. As it turns out, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan was "offended" by seeing the Patriots quarterback dropping F-bombs during games.

The Jets and the Patriots play this weekend, which meant the coach has had to watch some film on Brady. That's what led Ryan to joke about being offended by the foul language, per the New York Post's Brian Costello:

Brian Costello @BrianCoz

Rex said he was offended by the language he saw when watching TV tape of the Patriots and couldn't get through the game. #nyj

Of course, Ryan is no stranger to using foul language. In fact, Ryan was fined earlier this season for shouting obscenities at an opposing team at the end of a game.

[h/t Fox Sports]

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The complaints, however, weren't focused on Brady. They were more about the fact that the networks continued to show the quarterback while he was letting off steam.

The Smoking Gun was able to get hold of three complaints that have been filed to the FCC recently.

Credit: The Smoking Gun

Credit: The Smoking Gun

Credit: The Smoking Gun

At least these fans understand that athletes get caught up in the heat of the moment. However, these viewers do have an issue with the networks continuing to show the athletes yelling obscenities.

Do you have a problem with networks showing players who are shouting profanities?

[h/t Next Impulse Sports]


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