Might 11 (UPI) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers star quarterback Tom Brady refuted a report that claimed he left the New England Patriots due to a “deteriorating” relationship with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels.

NFL columnist Gary Myers reported Monday that Brady was “worn out” by McDaniels after the duo spent almost twenty years collectively in New England. Brady took a screenshot of the report and posted it on his Instagram story.

“Please stop this nonsense!” Brady wrote. “Please be extra accountable with reporting. 19 years collectively and brothers for all times.”

The Patriots chosen Brady within the sixth spherical of the 2000 NFL Draft out of Michigan. He performed in New England for 20 seasons and captured six Tremendous Bowl titles with the franchise earlier than signing a two-year contract with the Buccaneers this low season.

McDaniels arrived in New England as a personnel assistant in 2001 earlier than changing into a defensive assistant from 2002-03. He was promoted to quarterbacks coach in 2004 and commenced serving because the Patriots’ offensive coordinator in 2005.

After a short head-coaching stint with the Denver Broncos (2009-10) and one 12 months as an offensive coordinator with the then-St. Louis Rams, McDaniels returned to the Patriots’ offensive teaching workers in 2012.