How for much longer will seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion Tom Brady, who’s getting into his second season with the Bucs, play? That’s the query on everybody’s thoughts today.
The 43-year previous QB is getting into his twenty second season within the NFL, recent off successful Tremendous Bowl LV and being named MVP.
Tampa Bay basic supervisor Jason Licht stated earlier this offseason that he believed Brady may play till he’s 50.
“I instructed him if he needs to play til he’s 50 and he’s nonetheless taking part in and he looks like he can nonetheless play, then he can play till he’s 50,” Licht stated.
In a latest interview with USA In the present day’s Jori Epstein, Brady appeared to suppose two extra years with the Bucs is likely to be sufficient.
Bucs QB Tom Brady – Photograph by: USA In the present day
“50? That’s a very long time. Even for me, that’s a very long time,” Brady instructed USA TODAY Sports activities by cellphone final week. “I’ve all the time stated 45 was the age that I needed to achieve and that was my purpose. This yr I’ll be 44, so subsequent yr I’ll be 45. I obtained a two-year contract.
“I’m going to have the ability to clearly play this yr and God forbid something occurs however play subsequent yr after which see what occurs after that. If I nonetheless need to hold taking part in, I’d be capable to do this. And if that’s sufficient, then that might be sufficient.”
Brady spent his first 20 seasons in New England, successful six Tremendous Bowls with the Patriots earlier than leaving in free company final offseason. He selected Tampa Bay due to the Bucs weapons on offense and the possibility to play in Bruce Arians’ system.
Brady helped the Bucs go 11-5 and win the Tremendous Bowl in his first yr in purple and pewter. Extremely, the GOAT additionally broke the workforce’s single-season passing landing file with 40 TDs. Brady additionally rushed for 3 scores in the course of the 2020 season.