Bill Belichick Delivers Heartfelt Statement On Tom Brady’s Retirement

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It was a sad day for NFL football fans alike on Tuesday, when Tom Brady officially announced his retirement from football.

I mean c’mon, how many of us currently in our 20s or younger pretend to be Tom Brady while playing backyard football growing up?

However, it confused a ton of people when the future Hall of Famer didn’t thank the New England Patriots, their fans, or his former head coach Bill Belichick, even though he spent 20 of his 22 years in the league there.

With that being said, it appeared to not bother Belichick too much, as he released quite the moving statement about his former quarterback.

He said:

“I am privileged to have drafted and coached Tom Brady, the ultimate competitor and winner. Tom’s humble beginning in professional football ultimately ended with him becoming the best player in NFL history.

Tom consistently performed at the highest level against competition that always made him the number one player to stop. His pursuit of excellence was inspirational. Tom was professional on and off the field, and carried himself with class, integrity, and kindness.

I thank Tom for his relentless pursuit of excellence and positive impact on me and the New England Patriots for 20 years.”

For those who don’t know much about Belichick, that’s an incredibly deep statement for him.

He’s known as the most stoic and blunt coach in the league, so you already know Brady left a huge mark on him, especially by helping him and the Patriots win six Super Bowls.

I’m still convinced that Brady has something big in store coming up for New England and he’s just holding back, but I guess we will see.

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock