Tom Brady Retires: NFL Players, Teams React with Tributes and Jokes

After 23 seasons in the NFL, Tom Brady announced his retirement from the league ‘for good’ on Tuesday.

The six-time Super Bowl champion, who won four Super Bowls with the New England Patriots and two with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, said it was time for him to move on.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to have had a 20-year career in the NFL that is so much more than I ever dreamed of,” Brady said in a statement. “I’m especially grateful to the Patriots, Buccaneers, and my coaches, teammates and supporters for helping me get to this point.”

The news was met with an outpouring of support from the NFL community. Players, teams, and fans all paid tribute to the legendary quarterback, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time.

The Washington Post reported that NFL players, teams, and fans reacted to Brady’s retirement with tributes, jokes, and memories of his incredible career.

ESPN’s ‘Get Up’ also paid tribute to Brady’s retirement, calling him one of the greatest players to ever play the game.

Brady’s retirement marks the end of an era in the NFL, and his legacy will live on for years to come.