Report: Bill Belichick ‘would prefer’ Tom Brady coming back in 2020

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There’s a lot of scuttlebutt around the league that Tom Brady could play for a team other than the New England Patriots in 2020, but Bill Belichick would reportedly like to avoid that scenario.

According to NBC Sports Boston’s Tom E. Curran, who spoke on the topic in a radio appearance with WEEI’s “Dale¬†&¬†Keefe,” Belichick wants Brady back: “At a price, yeah. From all I’ve gathered, he would prefer to have Tom playing QB in 2020,” Curran said (h/t Devon Clements of

Curran did mention that Belichick could change his mind “if it comes to a crossroads.” Essentially, that means it really boils down to what Brady wants to do.

There have been conflicting reports about what Brady may want the most when it comes to potentially coming back to play for Belichick and Co. next season. However, it sure seemed like he was indicating a return to the Patriots in 2020 during his highly-publicized Hulu ad.

If Brady does decide to test the market, there is no shortage of teams looking at him as a potential Super Bowl ticket.