May 24, 2024

Tom Brady Officially Announces His Retirement

Once again, Tom Brady is hanging up the cleats. However, this time around it does seem as if it is for real this time. Brady proclaimed that he would be leaving the game for good after 23 seasons on Wednesday morning, a few weeks following Tampa Bay’s playoff loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

This is not the first time Brady has walked away from the game either. Exactly one year ago Brady initially announced his retirement but then called off that move just forty days later, saying that “my place is still on the field and not in the stands”.

Now if the announcement this time around, is for real, he will walk away considered the G.O.A.T of the NFL and all around the sports world.

Here is some of his career achievements:

  • 7x Super Bowl Champion
  • 5x Super Bowl MVP
  • 3x NFL MVP
  • 2x NFL Offensive Player of the Year
  • 3x First-team All-Pro
  • 15x Pro Bowl
  • 5x NFL Passing Touchdowns Leader
  • 4x NFL Passing Yards Leader

Now the NFL records Brady holds:

  • Most career quarterback wins: 251
  • Most career passing attempts 12,050
  • Most career passing completions: 7,753
  • Most career passing touchdowns: 649
  • Most career passing yards: 89,214

Sources used:

https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/sean-payton-trade-grades-broncos-pony-up-for-super-bowl-winning-head-coach-saints-land-two-valuable-picks/