February 1, 2023

Following the newest episode of SiriusXM’s weekly podcast Let’s Go!, the place Tom Brady spoke with Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow forward of the Large Recreation, Brady introduced “he can not make the dedication to enjoying soccer” after 22 seasons as a quarterback. Episodes of Let’s Go! are accessible to stream anytime on the SXM App.

Brady began within the NFL on the New England Patriots in 2001. After unconfirmed information broke over the weekend of Brady’s imminent retirement, co-host Jim Grey requested Brady instantly if something had modified about his plans since they final spoke on Let’s Go!. “I’m simply nonetheless going by way of the method that I stated I used to be going by way of,” Brady clarified. “Typically it takes a while to actually consider how you’re feeling, what you need to do, and I feel when the time’s proper, I’ll be able to decide a method or one other — similar to I stated final week.”

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Nonetheless, his official determination got here at little after 9:30am ET this morning by way of social media. “That is tough for me to put in writing, however right here it goes: I’m not going to make that aggressive dedication anymore,” he wrote. “I’ve cherished my NFL profession, and now it’s time to focus my time and vitality on different issues that require my consideration.” He went on to thank and reward the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and his household.

On the newest Let’s Go! episode, Brady spoke in regards to the begin of Burrow’s profession, shows of toughness as a quarterback, Louisiana State College, and extra. Trying again on his personal skilled profession in addition to Burrow’s promising one forward, Brady stated, “I feel Joe’s acquired some instruments that I didn’t fairly have once I was his age, so tremendous impressed by how he’s type of come into the league and went to Cincinnati, which has been a troublesome place to play through the years. And, , two years into his profession, after a extremely powerful harm final 12 months, confirmed numerous psychological and bodily toughness coming again and having an unbelievable season.”

A Michigan alum, Brady couldn’t assist slipping in a bit of dig at Ohio State whereas complimenting Burrow’s option to switch to Louisiana State. “You bought out of that godforsaken place and [went to] LSU. As a Michigan man, I may inform how sensible he was when he did that. Among the finest you ever made, Joe,” Brady stated. Burrow received the Heisman Trophy and the 2020 School Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship as a senior at LSU.

Brady additionally remarked on the truth that Burrow was sacked over 60 instances this previous season, however his toughness at all times put him proper again on his ft. “There’s only a few methods to show toughness from a quarterback as a result of we don’t play on the line of scrimmage, we don’t block, we don’t deal with. We don’t should go hit anyone, however the way in which that we are able to present our toughness is you possibly can stand within the pocket and make throws,” Brady defined. “I feel what I like about Joe’s sport is he does simply that. He will get knocked down, he will get up and he’s prepared for the following play.”

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Burrow and the Bengals face off towards the Los Angeles Rams within the Large Recreation at SoFi Stadium on February 13 at 6:30pm ET. For SiriusXM broadcasting info, click on right here.

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