Dallas Cowboys quarterback Micah Parsons is looking forward to Sunday’s season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as he begins the second year of his NFL career as well. In pursuit of becoming the best player in the league.
Parsons is also looking forward to his second match against him Ageless pirate quarterback Tom Bradya seven-time Super Bowl champion who was recently voted the best player in the league ahead of the 2022 season.
Parsons, who ranked 16th on the same NFL Top 100 Player of the Year list after an outstanding rookie season when he was named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and ranked second in the NFL Defensive Player of the Year vote, is still in awe of Brady The dominance continued at the age of 45.
Brady was recruited by the Patriots in 2000 one year after Micah Parsons, 23, was born in 1999.
“We got him out of this league. He’s been in control of this league for a long time. Parsons said he keeps coming back.” Just going through what he’s been able to do for the past two years. I think everyone in the league can see him, and we voted for him to be the number one player. It’s a blessing to still be able to play it.”
Parsons credited Brady’s work ethic for his ability to play for such a long time and continue to compete at a high level.
But he says it’s not just about durability. Brady has a killer mentality and competitive firefight compared to Parsons with some of the greats across the sports world, including Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Mike Tyson.
This is why he admires Brady and draws inspiration from him.
“He’s got that fire inside of him. He’s looking forward to killing you,” Parsons said. “He wants to step on your throat like you’re a cockroach. This is what you look for in competitors. I guess that’s why, if you’re a real contender, you look up to like Tom Brady. You’re looking at Kobe, mamba mentality. You’re looking at Michael Jordan. You like those kinds of mindsets. People love Mike Tyson because of his strength.
“You look at it because you aspire to be this fierce or to be this strong. It inspires me.”
Parsons even compared Brady to a superhero but said he doesn’t have Kryptonite like Superman as a weakness. And if he did, he wouldn’t frustrate him for long.
“I haven’t really seen him since I was alive,” Parsons said. “He was very dominant. At the end of the day, just like any superhero, they have challenges. And they have to get through them. Whether they lose that day, or they lose a fight, I’ve seen Hook get beaten up. I’ve seen Thor get beaten up. I’ve seen Captain America get beaten up.” I mean, every superhero gets beaten up.But the one thing they always do is go back and find a way to get to their destination.
“Tom might have kryptonite, and he might not. But he’s definitely getting beaten up, but he’s back. I think a lot of people in this league are superheroes because as long as you get up and keep going through the fight, you’re a superhero.”
But Parsons has no plans to play in the NFL as long as Brady. He said that the situation he was in would not allow him to do so.
“No, I don’t. No, I don’t,” Parsons said. “I want to have my feet on the beach somewhere at 45. I come back to watch my son’s soccer games. This is what I aspire to be at the age of 45. So we definitely have a different passion in this aspect. I’ll probably get hit a little more than he does, too. I don’t think I can last until 45.”
Time will tell. Parsons just started sophomore year.
This story was originally published September 7, 2022 5:18 pm.