NFL insider Ian Rapoport revealed details of Tom Brady’s break from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including what he was up to and what may come next.
NFL insider Ian Rapoport revealed details of Tom Brady’s brief break from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an article with NFL.com. According to Rapoport, during Brady’s 11-day break from the Bucs, he spent a lot of time with family on vacation. This was reportedly his first vacation with his wife in two decades, and there were no talks or thoughts of football involved.
Brady had announced retirement briefly, then announced he was actually going to play another season shortly thereafter. He’s not under contract next year, but he’ll remain with Tampa Bay this season.
Brady has been considered one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, so the news of him coming back for another season was certainly exciting for many.
Buccaneers QB Tom Brady is one of the bests in NFL history
Brady’s impact on the NFL can’t be overstated. He began his career back in 2000 with the New England Patriots and quickly became the face of the franchise and the best player in team history. Brady led the Patriots to six Super Bowl wins. He’s played every season with New England until 2020, when he made the switch to the Buccaneers, where he would tack on another Super Bowl win in 2021.
He immediately had a huge impact on the Patriots. In just his second career season, he produced a completion percentage of 63.9 and had 2,843 passing yards. He had a passer rating of 86.5. These results stayed consistent over his entire career, with his completion percentage never dropping below 60.
Though Brady’s retirement is likely in the near future, he’s expected to have another successful season. Hopefully, his vacation gave him enough relaxation to achieve more in 2022.