On Tuesday morning, Tom Brady announced he’s played his final game as a member of the New England Patriots.
Brady took to social media to announce his football future will take place outside of New England. The six-time Super Bowl champion will become a free agent for the first time in his career on Wednesday.
According to multiple reports, two teams were named as frontrunners to land the veteran quarterback. The Los Angeles Chargers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the two most-likely landing spots.
FOX Sports host Colin Cowherd reported he’s hearing Brady will sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Not long after, Patriots insider Dale Arnold reported the same, suggesting the Buccaneers will announce the new deal on Wednesday.
“The Buccaneers will announce their deal with Tom Brady tomorrow,” Arnold reported. “The deal is done.”
— Dale Arnold (@DaleEArnold) March 17, 2020
Tampa Bay offers Brady a full complement of offensive weapons. The Buccaneers have the best wide receiver tandem in the NFL in Chris Godwin and Mike Evans.
The team also has an elite tight end option in O.J. Howard.
Jameis Winston struggled behind a disastrous Buccaneers offensive line during the 2019 season. A soon-to-be 43-year-old Brady might not have much more success.
Will Brady sign with Tampa Bay?