Handfuls of educated people throughout the NFL group have overtly questioned whether or not or not seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady is definitely retired following the 2021 season, as some really feel he merely desires to maneuver on from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and play for a distinct contender.
Brady has repeatedly been linked in rumors with the San Francisco 49ers, his favourite childhood workforce, and, more recently, the Miami Dolphins. However, the 44-year-old continues to be beneath contract with the Buccaneers for the 2022 marketing campaign as of the primary day of March, as Darren Hartwell of NBC Sports Boston identified.
Tampa Bay common supervisor Jason Licht instructed NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” on Tuesday the group would “leave the light on” relating to a possible Brady return later this yr, and head coach Bruce Arians made it clear he’d additionally welcome the G.O.A.T. again with open arms this spring or summer season.
“That door is never closed,” Arians mentioned of Brady, in line with Kevin Patra of the league’s web site. “Whenever Tom wants to come back, he’s back. … If Tom wants to come back, we’ll have plenty of money for him.”
Some have speculated the Buccaneers might comply with both commerce or release Brady as a thanks for the Super Bowl LV victory over the Kansas City Chiefs so he might end his profession elsewhere. Arians indicated that is not being mentioned by these nonetheless with the membership right now.
“Nope,” he responded when requested about that risk. “Bad business.”
Arians added the Buccaneers would wish “five No. 1” draft picks “maybe” to contemplate shedding Brady to a distinct workforce this yr.