Tom Brady will return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next season, the seven-time Super Bowl winner announced on Sunday.
Brady has confirmed that he will be returning from a short-lived retirement on Twitter.
“Over the last couple of months I’ve realized that my place is still on the field and not on the stand,” Brady tweeted. “That time will come. But it’s not now. I love my co-workers, and I love my supportive family. They do everything possible. I’m coming back to Tampa for my 23rd season. The unfinished business LFG.”
The announcement came a day after Brady visited members of the Glazer family at the Manchester United match.
In February, Brady announced his retirement from the NFL. Brady had just completed his 22nd season in the league – and second with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
“We are delighted with Tom’s decision to return this season. We have said that if he reconsiders his retirement, we will have all options open to him, and today’s announcement is something we’ve been preparing for in recent days,” said Jason Leach, Buchanan’s general manager. In a statement. “Tom is the biggest quarterback ever to play at the top eye level. Now that we’ve made that decision, we’re going to continue with our off-season plans to reload this roster for the second championship run,” Lich added.
Head coach Bruce Arians said Brady “likes to play football as much as anyone around me today.”
“He is still playing at the championship level and was as fruitful as anyone in the league last season. We are happy that he has decided to continue playing and work towards winning another title,” Arians said in a statement.
In his 22-year career, Brady has won seven Super Bowl titles – six with the New England Patriots and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – and is the NFL’s all-time leader at Passing Yards (84,520), Touchdown Passes (624). ), Full (7,263), regular season wins (243), playoff wins (35) and Super Bowl MVPs (five). He has played and won more regular-season games than any other quarterback in his career.
A 199th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft by the Patriots, Brady played 20 seasons at Foxborough before leaving New England as a free agent after the 2020 season and signed with the Bucs where he led the team to a Super Bowl victory. His first season there.