BOSTON (CBS) – They call it the greatest career of all time. Tom Brady will retire from football, ESPN reports.
From ESPN Adam Schefter and Jeff Darlington end speculation by announcing that Brady would be retiring from the NFL after 22 seasons.
There has been no official comment from Brady yet, although his agent Don Yee released a short statement after the news broke on Saturday afternoon.
“I understand the speculation about Tom’s future. Regardless of the accuracy or inaccuracy of what is reported, Tom will be the only one to present his plans with complete accuracy. He knows the reality of the football business and the planning calendar as well as anyone, so it will happen soon,” said Yee.
Also had report Brady has told the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that “he has NOT decided to retire or play in 2022.”
Widely considered the greatest linebacker to ever play the game, Brady retires as the NFL’s all-time leader in Super Bowl wins, passing touchdowns, long passes, and finishing touches. Fort. His 278 wins – a combination of regular season and season after season – are the most of all time.
A seven-time Super Bowl champion, five-time Super Bowl MVP, and three-time NFL MVP, Brady is essentially the author of three separate Hall of Fame careers.
From 2001-07, he won three Super Bowls and four AFC championships, throwing 197 touchdowns and 86 interceptions in the regular season while leading the Patriots with an 86-24 record. He also won 14-3 in the playoffs during that time, throwing 26 touchdowns and 12 touchdowns.
After crashing the ACL and missing most of the 2008 season, Brady led 73-23 from 2009-14, throwing 195 touches and 57 interceptions during the regular season. The playoff success was resounding, with Brady and the Patriots leading 4-5 after the 2009-13 season and losing Super Bowl XLVI in 2011. But in 2014, Brady had thrown 10 touchdowns and four. interception en route to winning his first Super Bowl championship. in a decade.
It was just the beginning of a final renaissance in Brady’s career. He led the league in touchdown passes in 2015 at the age of 38, starting at 83-26 with 232 touches and 60 interceptions in the regular season. In the knockout stages, he beat the Patriots and Bucs 14-4, won three more Super Bowls and finished fourth, throwing 33 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in those 18 games.
He led the NFL in passes and tackles at 44, surging through an incredible streak of success after age 40 that no one has ever achieved before and no one is likely to do again. Okay.
Alas, spending more time with his family dragged Brady over the years, and he finally decided that his time had come to step away from the game.
https://boston.cbslocal.com/2022/01/29/tom-brady-retire-officially-retiring-nfl-tampa-bay-buccaneers-new-england-patriots-espn/ Tom Brady will officially retire from football after 22 seasons, according to ESPN – CBS Boston