Tom Brady’s retirement lasted 40 days.
Brady said today he is returning to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for his 23rd season in the NFL.
The seven-time Super Bowl champion announced his decision on Twitter and Instagram, saying he had “unfinished business.”
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“Over the past two months I’ve come to realize that my place is always on the pitch and not in the stands,” Brady wrote.
“That time will come. But it’s not now. I love my teammates and I love my supportive family. They make it all possible. I’m coming back for my 23rd season in Tampa.”
Brady led the Buccaneers to a Super Bowl title after the 2020 season and the NFC South championship last season.
NFL legend Tom Brady retires after 22 years
He teamed with coach Bill Belichick to win six Super Bowls in 20 seasons with the New England Patriots.
Brady, 44, led the NFL in passing yards (5,316), touchdowns (43), completions (485) and attempts (719) in 2021, but the Buccaneers lost at home to the Rams of Los Angeles in the divisional round. – PA
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