Tom Brady’s return


On February 1, Tom Brady announced his retirement from the NFL after 22 seasons. He had ten Super Bowl appearances, winning seven of these ten games, and also nearly had all career records for quarterbacks. Brady’s notable accolades include: 

  • 84,520 passing yards (most total by a quarterback) 
  • 624 passing touchdowns (most total by a quarterback) 
  • 7,263 completions (most total by a quarterback) 
  • 5 Super Bowl MVPs 
  • 3 regular season MVPs 
  • 2 Offensive Player of the Year awards 
  • 15 Pro Bowl selections 
  • 243-73 record throughout his career with a 76%-win percentage 

After many different speculations about Brady’s NFL career, most speculated his return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or the San Francisco 49ers. On March 13, Brady tweeted, “These past two months I’ve realized my place is still on the field and not in the stands. 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. Unfinished business LFG.”  This tweet confirms Brady’s loyalty to Tampa Bay, where he will play for his 23rd season.