Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12) rolls out as he works to complete a pass in the fourth quarter Sunday night against the Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium. Kansas City won, 41-31.
The NFL’s ongoing concussion issue is among the topics Brady discussed Monday on his weekly podcast.
The tight end remained on the field and was targeted three times after a violent collision with teammate Chris Godwin.
Limited by a knee injury, the former all-pro was targeted only twice on Sunday.
John Romano | Grand expectations have given way to the stark reality of a 2-2 football team after the first month of the season.


  1. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12) rolls out as he works to complete a pass in the fourth quarter Sunday night against the Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium. Kansas City won, 41-31.
  2. Bucs tight end Cameron Brate (84) runs onto the field for pregame warmups before Sunday's game against the Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium.
  3. Bucs wide receiver Julio Jones (6) looks on from the bench late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 41-31 home loss to the Chiefs. Jones never reappeared after failing to connect with Tom Brady on a deep route early in the second half.
  4. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady looks on in frustration as penalties bring up a third and long during the fourth quarter Sunday. While the offense actually played better than in past weeks, the usually stellar defense took a huge step back.
  5. Bucs cornerback Carlton Davis tackles Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce during the first quarter Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. Kelce finished with 92 yards receiving and one touchdown.
  6. Bucs tight end Cameron Brate (84) catches a pass during the first half of Sunday night's 41-31 loss to the Chiefs. Brate was injured on a collision late in the first half, exited, then re-entered for a few more plays before being declared out due to concussion protocol.
  7. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass while being pressured during Sunday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium.
  8. Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans catches touchdown pass during the second quarter Sunday night.
  9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) is rushed by Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones (95) as he throws an incomplete pass during third quarter action at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022 in Tampa.
  10. Florida Strong appears on the scoreboard and in the stands at the start of Sunday's game.
  11. Bucs tight end Ko Kieft sports his "Florida Strong" shirt during warm-ups before taking on the Chiefs. The Bucs will raise funds to support those affected by Hurricane Ian, and honored honoring emergency personnel and first responders ahead of the game. In addition, the NFL Foundation will match the $1 million donation made by the Glazer Family to support nonprofit organizations aiding those most impacted by the storm throughout the state.
  12. Receiver Chris Godwin has been out since the season opener at Dallas. He may return to the lineup tonight, with a few friends.
  13. Wide receiver Cole Beasley got his first game reps with the Bucs last week against the Packers.
  14. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) is pursued by Bucs outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett (58) during Super Bowl 55 at Raymond James Stadium.
  15. Tampa Bay's offense did not hold up its end of the bargain in a 14-12 loss to Green Bay, but defensive players such as Will Gholston made life miserable for Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
  16. Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered a concussion when he hit his head against the turf and underwent additional testing Friday.
  17. Bucs coach Todd Bowles and the team was set to return Friday afternoon to the bay area after practicing the last three days at the Dolphins facility in Miami Gardens.
  18. Bucs running back Leonard Fournette (7), quarterback Tom Brady (12) and guard Luke Goedeke (67) walk to the sidelines after an unsuccessful two-point conversion attempt in the final seconds of last Sunday's 14-12 loss to the Packers at Raymond James Stadium.
  19. Despite winning the backup job to Leonard Fournette in training camp, Bucs rookie tailback Rachaad White has played only 32 offensive snaps so far this season.
  20. Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is examined during the first half of the team's game against the Bengals Thursday in Cincinnati.
  21. Bucs co-owner Darcie Glazer Kassewitz said her family "is committed to aiding in the recovery" of communities ravaged by Hurricane Ian.
  22. Bucs left tackle Donovan Smith hasn't played since hyperextending his elbow in the season opener against the Cowboys.
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