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By now, you’ve heard the news that Tom Brady is officially calling it quits and has announced his retirement from the NFL. This time he’s serious about it, too.

Brady shared the news on video via social media saying, “Good morning, guys. I’ll get to the point right away: I’m retiring for good. I know the process was a pretty big deal last time, so when I woke up this morning, I figured I’d just press record and let you guys know first.”

Here’s how the world is reacting to that news! There go those rumors about him coming to the Detroit Lions.

  • Here's the heartfelt video message

    Here’s the heartfelt video message. It’s the message that started it all.

  • NFL stats

    The NFL sent out these crazy-good stats to honor Brady.

    – 7x Super Bowl Champion
    – 5x Super Bowl MVP
    – 3x League MVP
    – 89,214 regular season passing yards (1st all time)
    – 649 regular season TDs (1st all time)
    – 13,400 Playoff passing yards (1st all time)
    – 88 playoff TDs (1st all time)

  • Jason McCourty tribute to Brady

    Here’s a nice tribute to Brady from Jason McCourty.

  • Ryan Jensen tribute to Tom Brady

    “Thanks for pushing me everyday this season mentally and physically to get back on the field. I’m glad I was able to take the field with you one last time! Enjoy retirement, don’t dog me too much in the booth. Love ya man!”

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame

    I think it’s a given this will happen in 2028. Right?

  • Brady's last walk

    Here’s some video of Brady walking off the field for the last time.

  • Official NFL Announcement

    Here’s the official announcement from the NFL.

  • NFL Films

    NFL Films shared this video of eight minutes of Brady on the mic. Enjoy!

  • Pickswise

    It’s interesting to see all the big quarterbacks who are now officially retired. I’m not the biggest Big Ben fam, so eh, but the others are legends.


  • Patriots

    The New England Patriots send out a nice tribute.

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