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Tom Brady Reacts To The NFL's New CBA

tom brady throws a pass during the super bowl

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 03: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots throws a pass against the Los Angeles Rams in the second half during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

There's a new NFL collective bargaining agreement, which will ensure we have football on Sundays for the next 10 years. Though judging by the narrow margin by which it passed, not everyone is happy about the terms.

However, Patriots quarterback (perhaps soon-to-be ex-quarterback) Tom Brady appears to have been among the 1,019 "Yes" votes this past week. Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Brady congratulated NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith for a job well done. "Well done De," Brady wrote in response to Smith's open letter on Twitter.

The CBA was approved on Sunday following a vote of 1,019-959 from active members of the NFLPA. The approval marks the end to years of negotiations between the NFL and the Players Association. Unlike 2011, this one was able to be passed without the need for a lockout.

But the new CBA is not without a fair bit of controversy. The narrow vote - 51.5 percent to 48.5 percent of voters - should be evidence enough of that.

Under the terms of the new CBA, the playoff field will immediately be expanded to 14 teams. Only one team will receive a first-round bye.

In addition, the league has the option to expand the regular season to 17 games. Though the implementation of that won't occur for at least another year. That extra game was a major sticking issue throughout the negotiations.

Like it or not though, the new CBA is here, and the entire NFL landscape could change forever because of it.