Gisele Bundchen blames Tom Brady’s wide receivers for Patriots’ loss


View Photo Gallery: Gisele Bundchen and her husband, Tom Brady, in a quiet moment after Super Bowl XLVI.

Gisele Bundchen, supermodel wife of Tom Brady, had a salty answer when a fan taunted her after the New England Patriots’ loss to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.

It involved an expletive and mass transportation and, naturally, was captured on video.

As Bundchen made her way through Lucas Oil Stadium, a fan yelled, “Eli rules!” and “Eli owns your husband!” With that it was go time — and the Patriots’ receivers were going right under a bus.

“You [have] to catch the ball when you’re supposed to catch the ball,” she replied (via TheInsider.com). “My husband cannot [bleeping] throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. I can’t believe they dropped the ball so many times.”

Oof. She was looking at you, Wes Welker. Brady has said that his wife often reacts emotionally to games and, during Super Bowl week, her email asking friends and family to pray for “Tommy” became public and was the subject of some derision. Now, with Brady winless in Super Bowls while in a relationship with Bundchen, some are calling her Yoko.

On Sunday night, Brady wasn’t having any part of the criticism of his wide receivers, particularly Welker. He called Welker a “phenomenal” player. “We just couldn’t connect. He’s a hell of a player. I’ll keep throwing the ball to him for as long as I possibly can. He’s a phenomenal player and teammate. I love that guy.”

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.

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