Tom Brady’s Father Takes a Swipe at The Media For Tom’s Premature Retirement

Tom Brady is a man who knows what he wants, but apparently the pressure to hang it up was too much.

Brady announced on Sunday that he’d be returning to the Bucs for a 23rd NFL season. Brady’s short-lived retirement lasted just 40 days.

Tom’s father said in an interview that the media forced Brady into announcing his initial retirement.

Tom Brady’s father implied that media reports regarding his son’s retirement forced the QB’s hand, basically making him make the announcement before he was 100% sure that’s what he wanted to do.

“They were announcing his retirement before he even retired,” Tom Brady Sr. told ESPN’s Mike Greenberg on his radio show. “You know, the media made the news. He was not ready to make any decision and didn’t make any decision, but [Adam] Schefter and [Jeff] Darlington stated it as fact. You know, he hadn’t made any decision on that.”

Brady Sr. then provided further insight into how Tom and the rest of his family made their decision together:

“They all agreed that this is the path forward that works best for the Brady family,” Brady Sr. added. “He is happy as can be. … It just took a little bit of time to sort this thing out. I mean, he’s kind of in uncharted territory. So if people might seem to think he took a misstep, hey, welcome to our world. Not very many people get to make this decision at 44 years of age and going on 45.”

Tom is not the kind of guy that gets forced into anything. If you blame anyone it’s probably Gisele that forced him into early retirement.

Mr. Brady sounds absolutely ridiculous.

He’s nothing like his son.


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