Following Tom Brady’s announcement on February 1 that he’s stepping away from soccer — after an unmatched, record-breaking profession spanning 20 seasons with the New England Patriots and two with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Brady spoke on the newest episode of the SiriusXM Let’s Go! podcast about his potential future return to the NFL.
“[It’s] definitely not that I can’t play, or proceed to play, however I feel there’s an vital alternative for me to make,” Brady stated to co-host Jim Grey, explaining how he needs to give attention to issues exterior of soccer as he will get older. “And it simply, in the long run, felt prefer it was the best time to do it.”
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Referring to his personal and different NFL legends’ previous retirements, Brady added, “The sport simply goes on. And it ought to. And it’s gonna outlast everyone. However I used to be lucky to do it for a very long time.”
Nevertheless, Brady didn’t appear one hundred pc agency on his retirement being a everlasting one. When Grey in contrast his state of affairs to Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, and Mike Tyson, who all retired and later returned to their sports activities, Brady replied open-endedly, “I’m simply gonna take issues as they arrive. I feel that’s the easiest way to place it. And I don’t suppose something by no means — , you by no means say by no means. On the similar time, I do know that I’m very — I really feel excellent about my determination. So, I don’t understand how I’ll really feel six months from now.”
Brady’s 22-season profession ended with 316 recreation begins and an all-time file of 243-73 with 84,520 passing yards and seven,263 completions. He has 5 Tremendous Bowl MVP Awards.
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Alongside Larry Fitzgerald and Jim Grey, Brady is the co-host of Let’s Go!, an unique SiriusXM podcast during which listeners hear from the 2 NFL greats and legendary sports activities broadcaster every week as they talk about all the trending tales which might be occurring on and off the soccer discipline. In a current episode, Brady chatted with Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow simply hours after the rising star led his crew to the Large Recreation. Watch clips from earlier episodes of Let’s Go! beneath, and hear on the SXM App or obtain and subscribe to it on Apple Podcasts.