Won't join new team, might retire
Brady isn't likely to make his way to a new team this offseason, instead deciding between retirement and another year with the Buccaneers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Brady is 44 and at one point went on record saying he'd like to play until he's at least 45, but a number of recent reports suggest he's considering retirement over a third year with Tampa. He's technically signed through 2022 on a deal that pays him well below his open-market value even after incentives are added, though it doesn't seem compensation will be a sticking point this offseason, as Brady could've earned more when he left New England if that had been his goal. While the Bucs surely prefer he makes a decision sooner than later, Brady's status and importance to the team should afford him time to decide. He'll likely take at least a few weeks to mull things over in the aftermath of a dramatic loss to the Rams in the divisional round of the NFC playoffs.
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