In the aftermath of an ESPN report by Adam Schefter early on Tuesday morning that Tom Brady is still undecided on returning to the New England Patriots in 2018, ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio begs to differ.
According to Florio, “a source with knowledge of the situation, Brady already has made arrangements to get together with some of his teammates between the end of the offseason program and the start of training camp in order to better prepare for the season to come.”
So does that mean Brady and company will be rendezvousing out in Montana again for another “Bros Weekend” like they did in ‘Tom vs. Time?”
Odds are yes. But this time there will be no Danny Amendola. So will Rob Gronkowski make an appearance or will guys like Chris Hogan, Kenny Britt, Malcolm Mitchell or Jordan Matthews get the invite?
And it’s not like Brady is just sitting around and mulling over the idea of retirement.
Especially because according to Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston, Brady and Julian Edelman have already been putting in some work over at Gillette Stadium ahead of this week’s offseason program.
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This whirlwind of speculation surrounding Brady that he may retire before the season following his comments in the final episode of “Tom vs. Time,” in addition to the face that he won’t be attending the Patriots’ offseason workout program, is a crock of nonsense.
Particularly after hearing what Mike Giardi of NBC Sports Boston has to say:
A pair of Tom Brady's teammates tell me they've spoken to the QB this offseason, including discussions about the upcoming season, and he's never indicated he wasn't playing/retiring. Also, Brady continued his normal workout regimen/diet to this point, even while in Qatar.— Michael Giardi (@MikeGiardi) April 18, 2018
But if he’s still working out, eating right and maintaining his personal and professional regiment, why should we think he’s planning on leaving the game?
TOM BRADY IS NOT RETIRING!
Food for thought: If Brady abruptly retires after everything that happen last season, think about the hit his legacy would take here in New England.
— By John ‘The Dude’ Hardiman, 985TheSportsHub.com
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