As the story has only started to gain traction throughout the day, Tom Brady has reportedly agreed in principle to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The impossible has seemingly been accomplished and Tom Brady is reportedly signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as early as tomorrow March 18th.
This comes as a shock to most of the sports world as the idea of Tom Brady leaving New England has seemed like an impossibility up until now.
In the end, the allure of playing with the Bucs’ talented receiving corps and under Bruce Arians in sunny Tampa Bay paired with a nice payday must’ve been too much for Brady to resist.
According to Ian Rapoport on Twitter and many other sources such as Colin Cowherd, the deal is all but done.
While nothing is official until tomorrow, the sheer number of reports that have been released today all point to the extreme likelihood that Brady will put pen to paper tomorrow.
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This move is one that will immediately bring the Buccaneers into national prominence for the first time since their Super Bowl win in 2003.
While some fans have been holding out hope for Jameis Winston to return, the leadership for the Buccaneers is seemingly more confident in a player like Brady despite his age rather than Winston and his turnovers.
The Buccaneers will now have a very busy offseason ahead of them trying to build up some of their deficiencies around Brady.
The offensive line will likely be targeted heavily in the draft and the Bucs will likely also have to address several other openings that will be available due to departing free agents.
Tampa Bay has seemingly just brought the greatest quarterback of all time to their roster to pair with some of the best pass-catchers in the league as of now.
While it may be a long shot, it should be lost on no Bucs fans that the Super Bowl will be played in Tampa Bay in 2020 and no home team has ever had the opportunity to have home-field advantage in that situation…
Things can go south quickly, but this deal seems very good for both sides and is unlikely to fall through. The Buccaneers get their Hall of Fame quarterback and the outlook is very bright for Tampa Bay in 2020.