When Tom Brady left the Patriots to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last March, the future Hall of Fame quarterback signed a two-year, $ 50 million deal.
However, reports have emerged that Brady may want to play in Tampa beyond the 2021 NFL season.
According to ESPN, Brady and the Buccaneers have built “good momentum” toward a possible contract that would secure the quarterback with the team beyond his 45th birthday in August 2022.
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Brady is coming off a stellar first season with the Bucs. He led the team to a regular season record of 11-5 while throwing for 4,633 passing yards, 40 touchdowns and just 12 interceptions.
As the No. 5 seed in the NFC, the Buccaneers had an incredible streak, ending in a Super Bowl championship for the first time since 2002.
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Tampa Bay defeated the Washington Football Team in the wild card round, followed by victories over the New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, and put the finishing touches to the race in a dominant fashion when they posted a 31-9 victory. over Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV.
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Brady was honored as a Super Bowl MVP, the fifth of his illustrious career.
The Bucs are already talking about repeating as Super Bowl champs, started during their boat parade around Tampa, and they likely have their near-future quarterback in Brady leading the way.