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10 Recent NFL Stars You Forgot Ended Their Careers With Different Teams

Tuesday morning, NFL fans awoke to shocking news. Tom Brady, who has been with the New England Patriots for 20 seasons, announced on Twitter that he'd be playing for another franchise in 2020.

It's rare in sports to see players - elite or not - spend their entire career with one team. Some of the best quarterbacks of our era - Peyton Manning, Brett Favre and now Brady - didn't even pull it off.

Let's take a look at 10 NFL stars who you probably forgot ended their careers with random teams.

1. Emmitt Smith - Smith, considered one of the best running backs in NFL history, did most of his damage with the Dallas Cowboys from 1990-2002. But did you remember that he played for the Arizona Cardinals for two seasons in 2003 and 2004? After that he finally hung it up.

Emmitt Smith suiting up for the Arizona Cardinals.

(Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

2. Randy Moss - Moss did most of his damage for the Minnesota Vikings and the New England Patriots, but he also played for the Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers. Did you remember that he ended his career with the 49ers in 2012?

Randy Moss suiting up for the San Francisco 49ers.

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

3. Ed Reed - Reed is considered by many to be the best defensive back in NFL history. He played for the Baltimore Ravens from 2002-2012, but actually continued his career in 2013 with the Houston Texans and then the New York Jets.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 29:  Safety Ed Reed #22 of the New York Jets follows the action against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Al Pereira/New York Jets/Getty Images)

(Photo by Al Pereira/New York Jets/Getty Images)

4. Brett Favre - Favre was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 1991 but spent most of his career with the Green Bay Packers. He played for the New York Jets in one bizarre season in 2008 and then actually finished his career with the Packers' rival - the Minnesota Vikings - in 2009 and 2010.

DETROIT - DECEMBER 13: Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings watches the game from the sidelines during the game against the New York Giants on December 13, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

5. Ricky Williams - Williams, one of the most prolific runnings back in college football history, was drafted by the New Orleans Saints and traded to the Miami Dolphins after three seasons. He briefly retired, then returned to football - first in Canada, then with Miami. He finished his career up with the Baltimore Ravens in 2011.

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 24:  Ricky Williams #34 of the Baltimore Ravens runs the ball against the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on December 24. 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens lead the Browns 17-0 at the half. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

(Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

6. Terrell Owens - T.O. is one of the most controversial NFL players in league history, but there's also no doubt he was one of the most productive. He saw most of his success for the 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles and Cowboys, but he later played for the Buffalo Bills, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Seattle Seahawks. He signed with Seattle in August of 2012 but was cut before the season started.

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 24:  Terrell Owens #10 of the Seattle Seahawks in action during the NFL preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on August 24, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

7. Jerry Rice - Rice is regarded as the best wide receiver in league history, and for good reason. The three-time Super Bowl champ owns dozens of records for his efforts. But he like, the others on this list, had an unceremonious end to his career. He played for the 49ers from 1985-2000 before spending a few seasons in Oakland. He final time on the field came for the Seattle Seahawks, though he was a practice squad member for the Denver Broncos in 2005.

HOUSTON - AUGUST 13:  Wide receiver Jerry Rice #19 of the Denver Broncos runs downfield against the Houston Texans during the preseason game on August 13, 2005 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.  The Broncos defeated the Texans 20-14.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

8. Wes Welker - Welker played for five NFL teams, though most remember him for his time with Brady and the Patriots. But did you know he actually finished his career with the St. Louis Rams in 2015? He only caught 13 passes for the team.

SANTA CLARA, CA - JANUARY 03:  Wes Welker #19 of the St. Louis Rams runs with the ball after a catch against the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL football game at Levi's Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

9. LaDainian Tomlinson - L.T. is one of the best tailbacks in NFL history, and most of his greatness came as a member of the San Diego Chargers. But he ended his career with the New York Jets for two seasons. He had only 280 rushing yards in his final season.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 11:  (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT)  Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets congratulates LaDainian Tomlinson #21 after his touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs on December 11, 2011 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Chiefs 37-10.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

10. Torry Holt - Holt was a stud for the St. Louis Rams from 1999-2008 but later played for the Jacksonville Jaguars for a season. In 2010, he signed with the New England Patriots, but he injured his knee and never suited up for the franchise.

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 02:  Torry Holt #84 of the New England Patriots catches a pass during training camp on August 2, 2010 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Which jersey will Brady be wearing when he hangs it up?