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NFL great Tom Brady provides shocking answer about potentially coming out of retirement

Seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is considered the greatest NFL player of all-time. What he did during a 20-year run with the New England Patriots will go down in sports history as one of the greatest accomplishments.

Brady, 46, also led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a surprising Super Bowl title in his first season with the team after departing New England.

He also retired briefly following the 2021 season, only to decide on a comeback. After seeing Tampa Bay lose to the Dallas Cowboys in th NFC Wild Card Playoffs to conclude the 2022 season, Brady seemingly called it quits for good.

The future Hall of Famer is attempting to buy a stake in the Las Vegas Raiders. He is also set to become part of the Fox NFL coverage team next season. There is no way Brady would consider a comeback, right?

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Tom Brady “not opposed” to unretiring and returning to the NFL

Tom Brady, Las Vegas Raiders
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Appearing on the Savage Sports Podcast recently, Brady was asked if he’d consider returning to the NFL as a player.

The future first-ballot Hall of Famer indicated that he was not opposed to it while providing a caveat. He’s not sure the NFL would let him return as a player if he was a part-time owner of a team. He’s right in that. Rules prohibit it.

Check out the clip here. It’s something else.

While this might seem absolutely absurd on the surface, it must be noted that Brady threw 25 touchdowns compared to seven interceptions in his final season with the Buccaneers. He can still sling it.

  • Tom Brady career stats: 64.3% completion, 89,214 yards, 649 TD, 212 INT

Brady is the NFL’s all-time leader in completions, attempts, passing yards and touchdowns.

As for coming back in an emergency situation, we saw several teams lose their quarterbacks in 2023. That included the likes of Justin Herbert, Anthony Richardson, Joe Burrow, Deshaun Watson, Aaron Rodgers, Kirk Cousins and Daniel Jones go down to season-ending injuries.

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