Bucs quarterback Tom Brady appears to be having fun with retirement to date. On Monday’s episode of the SiriusXM podcast “Let’s Go! With Tom Brady, Larry Fitzgerald and Jim Grey,” Brady stated that he’s “tremendous content material and proud of how I really feel in my resolution.”
Brady introduced his retirement from soccer after a storied 22-year profession on February 1. He performed the primary 20 seasons in New England, adopted by two seasons in Tampa Bay the place he helped the Bucs win Tremendous Bowl LV in 2020. That was Brady’s seventh Tremendous Bowl championship, which is an NFL document.
Every week in the past on the “Let’s Go!” podcast, Brady opened the door for a attainable return to soccer when he used the phrase “by no means say by no means” about doubtlessly un-retiring.
Grey probed Brady about it to a level.
Grey: “Tom, there’s gonna be a number of curiosity in what you do subsequent. You keep near the followers by doing this program. That is our final present. We received’t be speaking to you on a weekly foundation till subsequent August. Folks can comply with you in your social media handles, however how are you gonna go about your life? And if any person sees you out understanding since you’re staying in form that’s going to result in every kind of rumors. So what is going to you be doing subsequent with your self? And can you keep in form or are you gonna begin working over to eat a number of key lime pies?”
Brady: “You recognize I really like these key lime pies, too. That’s my dessert of alternative. So there’ll undoubtedly be a number of extra of these and I’m tremendous content material and proud of how I really feel in my resolution. All you are able to do is take it day-to-day, nothing’s promised for us. I’m gonna do issues I actually get pleasure from and spend time with people who I actually get pleasure from spending time with. So the long run is shiny. I sit up for the alternatives which are forward and I sit up for talking with everybody once more subsequent yr. So I’ve had a good time doing the present. We’ll maintain it going and thanks to everybody for his or her wonderful help, thanks for an additional nice NFL soccer season. And I hope it simply retains getting higher and higher from right here.”
It’s attention-grabbing that Brady, who’s below contract for the 2022 season, has by no means used the phrase “retirement” or “retiring.”
As a substitute, he has stated on two events he’s going to take it “day-to-day.” He additionally stated on his farewell on social media: “I’m not going to make that aggressive dedication anymore. I’ve liked my NFL profession, and now it’s time to focus my time and power on different issues that require my consideration.”
At age 44, Brady turned the NFL’s all-time main passer with 84,520 in the course of the 2021 season. He additionally led the league in passing yards with 5,316 yards and 43 touchdowns. Each of which had been Tampa Bay single-season information. Brady additionally made his fifteenth Professional Bowl in his last season in Tampa Bay, which was additionally a league document.