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Adam Schefter Names The "Expected Landing Spot" For Tom Brady

A closeup of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady.

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JANUARY 20: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks on in the first half against the Kansas City Chiefs during the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 20, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

If we needed any more indication that Tom Brady was going to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Adam Schefter just provided it.

According to Schefter and colleague Jeff Darlington, Brady is heading to Tampa, barring "anything unforeseen." Things had been trending in this direction ever since the six-time Super Bowl champion announced this morning that he'd be leaving New England.

This afternoon, FS1's Colin Cowherd reported that he'd been told Brady was picking Tampa Bay. Then, NFL insider Jim Trotter said the Los Angeles Chargers had gotten indications that the Bucs were Brady's choice.

The Chargers were thought to be the other logical option for Brady. However, Tampa Bay won out, thanks to proximity to Brady's family. The reported $30 million they offered per year likely didn't hurt either.

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Brady will indeed receive $30 million a year to lead the Bucs.

Tomorrow is the first day Brady can officially sign with a team. We'll see if that's when he actually announces his destination.

With Brady in the fold in Tampa Bay, the NFC South quarterback crop is loaded. Brees, Brady and Matt Ryan are the headliners, and now we'll get to see Teddy Bridgewater get another starting opportunity in Carolina.

Seeing Brady actually don a Buccaneer uniform is going to take some getting used to though.