Patrick Mahomes, Julian Edelman and NFL Elite React To Tom Brady’s Retirement Announcement

Published 01/29/2022, 3:48 PM EST

After 22 unimaginable years as an extraordinary football player, the GOAT Tom Brady decided to walk into the sunset with seven Super Bowls and countless other achievements in his bag. The NFL has now come to a state of shock and unrest after hearing about the news of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback reportedly backing down from NFL.

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The quarterback raised the hopes of many fans by emphasizing that his longevity in the league might extend through his 50s. But the shocking news hit the NFL community like a truck. The 44-year-old quarterback has bagged many awards, broke numerous records, and stole countless hearts during his 22-year career.

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Although the quarterback remained positive in his approach and has been a force to reckon with during his games, he still had the dilemma in his head since the start of the season. And his season-ending loss against the Los Angeles Rams just surfaced his inner emotions.

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The announcement of his retirement has broken the internet and the NFL Twitter has gone completely bonkers. It is certainly the saddest news for many. But the former Bucs quarterback simply called it quits just because he needed to spend more time with his loved ones.

Recently during an interview, Brady also revealed that his wife, Gisele Bundchen, did not like it when he got hit in the field. And that he needed to provide her with the love that she deserves. Implying his inclination towards retirement.

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Brady started his journey as an accidental quarterback after replacing Drew Bledsoe in 2001. That was the day when fate gave the ball in his hands, and as they as say, the rest is history. His 20 years with the New England Patriots remain the most successful campaign by a quarterback.

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Many of his records are believed to go untouched for eternity and his name will forever remain immortal in the world of NFL.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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