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The Brady Bunch

It’s no secret that Tom Brady wants a new challenge. After an illustrious 20-year career with the New England Patriots, Brady shared a heartfelt goodbye to his Pats fans. 

 

Brady played 20 seasons with Bill Belichick, which is the longest run by one player for one head coach (or manager) in major sports (NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL) history.

Belichick included lots of love in his published farewell statement for Brady.

FOXBOROUGH, MA – JANUARY 21: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with head coach Bill Belichick after winning the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

 

But what’s a good quarterback without his faithful tight end? Rob Gronkowski unretired in April to join his former teammate. This time, the dynamic duo is sporting Buccaneer uniforms. 

Although Gronkowski has some gains to make. The Gronk gave the skinny on his weight fluctuation—in the year of his retirement, the 6’6” TE lost 25 pounds, hovering at 240. He’s a few protein shakes away from his previous 265. 

“I have to do a better job,” Brady said after losing to the Saints in his first game. A week later, the Buccaneers came back with a 31-17 win against the Carolina Panthers on September 20, leaving Brady’s new team ranked 2nd in NFC South. 

 

SEPTEMBER 13: A bummed Brady after his first game (and first loss) with the Buccaneers against the New Orleans Saints

What’s your weigh-in on Brady & Gronkowski making a comeback together in FL? Does Brady have a shot at a 10th Super Bowl appearance? SportSpek wants to hear your thoughts. 

We’re looking forward to kicking off to an exciting rest of the football season! Check out our site for a chance to win $50 cash in our weekly sports betting competitions. Best of luck, and go Buccaneers. 

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