FRIDAY 3/20/2020 7:52 a.m.
(WFRV) – It’s official – Tom Brady has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
In a Friday morning Instagram post, Brady says “I’m starting a new football journey and thankful for the @buccaneers for giving me an opportunity to do what I love to do.”
There’s no word yet on the details of the contract.
Brady announced on Monday that, after 20 years, he would be leaving the New England Patriots.
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Original Story: Tom Brady to leave the Patriots after 20 years
TUESDAY 3/17/2020 8:09 a.m.
(WFRV) – Tom Brady has announced he is leaving the New England Patriots after 20 seasons with the team.
In a statement posted to Twitter, Brady says he is thankful “for the past twenty years of my life and the daily commitment to winning and creating a winning culture built on great values.”
Brady goes on to say he “couldn’t be the man I am today without the relationships” with his teammates, coaches, executives and staff, Coach Bill Belichick, RKK and the Kraft family and the entire organization.
“I cherished every opportunity I had to be a part of our team, and I love you all for that. Our team has always set a great standard in pro sports and I know it will continue to do just that.
Although my football journey will take place elsewhere, I appreciate everything that we have achieved and am grateful for our incredible TEAM accomplishments. I have been privileged to have had the opportunity to know each and everyone of you, and to have the memories we’ve created together.”
According to CBS Sports, Brady entered the league as a sixth-round pick, No. 199 overall, in the 200 NFL Draft. In his 20 seasons, Brady has completed 6,377 of 9,988 passes for 74,571 yards, 541 touchdowns, and 179 interceptions. Brady is a six-time Super Bowl champion and was named MVP in four of those appearances.
There is no word yet on where Brady is going to play next season.
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