Fans of Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a reason to celebrate. The quarterback reportedly plans to do what he can to help the team be successful for the foreseeable future.
He shared the good news via Twitter on Friday (March 12). He tweeted a photo of him signing what one can assume is his contract. Tom Brady also included this message: “In pursuit of 8…LFG @Buccaneers we’re keeping the band together.”
You can check out the tweet below.
It is not a surprise that Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans were thrilled with the news that Tom Brady will be staying with the team and working to help the team win. And, why wouldn’t they be? The man brought the NFL franchise a Super Bowl victory earlier this year. In addition, he brings the wisdom and experience of his decades-long career with him.
Here are a few of the tweets fans shared in response to the quarterback’s tweet on Friday:
“I love this.”
“I am a 34 year old Bills fan…my teens and 20s were filled with Tom Brady hate. Last few years, just respect & awe…the dude is the GOAT. Congrats on the new contract. See you in the Super Bowl next year. Go Bills!!”
“You’re a legend Tom. Wish more QBs had the same mindset as you.”
“We, the fans, have nothing to say to you but THANK YOU Tom.. you’ve changed this franchise forever!.. And we want you with us for the next 5, 10 years!.. G.O.A.T.”
“Cowboys and Bills fan here. i have nothing but respect for you and the way you play the game. You are a true legend, and it is amazing to watch the tremendous success you have had. It will never be duplicated by anyone, ever. and THAT is true greatness.”
Reports: Tom Brady Signs Contract Extension with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
According to a report by EPSN.com on Friday, the contract agreed to between Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is a four-year extension. This extension actually “voids to a one-year extension,” according to the report.
This means that Brady will stay remain with the team through the 2022 season, according to information gathered by the network’s Adam Schefter.
ESPN.com also reported that Brady signing the new deal will save the Buccaneers franchise $19 million on the cap. This will reportedly allow the franchise to return many members of the Super Bowl-winning team next season.
Another player who has recently signed an extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is linebacker Lavonte David. ESPN has reported that he signed a two-year extension. And, according to ESPN.com, David had some very good things to say about Tom Brady.
“Tom is one of those guys that understands that it takes a whole village to win,” David reportedly said. “It takes a team, a group of guys, to win football games. Me, the same thing. I’m all about team. And I’ll do what I can, do what it takes to hopefully get everybody back and go do this thing again. … The bond that we had, the bond that we shared this year — it was like no other.”