No team with a chance to win the Super Bowl next season wanted a quarterback who will be 46 when he plays his next NFL game. This must be why Tom Brady is retiring. After a fruitful 20-year career for the Patriots ia three years with the BuccaneersBrady said in a video on social media Wednesday morning that he was retiring “for good” because last year’s cleats layoff lasted less than six weeks.
Brady had a truly disappointing season end his career, looking like an average NFL quarterback for most of 2022. That came a year after a phenomenal season in which Tampa Bay lost in the NFC Divisional Round to the eventual Super Bowl champion Rams. The Buccaneers entered the playoffs this season in the worst division in football with an 8-9 record and were eliminated in the Wild Card round by Dallas. Brady’s 2022 has been wacky, from the rumored appearances on Masked singer and a high-profile divorce from ex-wife Gisele Bündchen.
On Fox Sports?
Brady’s next stop is probably Fox Sportswho signed him to a 10-year, $375 million contract before retiring to become an on-air analyst. Likely landing spots for Bradyoff the golf course, it was thought to be the Raiders now that Derek Carr is officially moving on, or perhaps Brady’s hometown team, the 49ers, who just lost in the NFC Championship Game for the second straight season and were likely 45-year-old the only option for the winning team wishing to acquire his services. Let’s check in six weeks to see if Brady cuts Selection Sunday again and says he’ll play in the NFL for one more year.