ESPN reported over the weekend that he was going to hang it up . . . then Tom's own company TB12 Sports suggested the same in a Tweet . . . which was later deleted.
The official word, from Tom's agent AND his own father, is that he hasn't decided yet. Or maybe he HAS decided, but he can't say so .
This next part is where it gets confusing because there are multiple different reports on if it is true or not, the source is Fox Business, so take it for what it's worth.
because it wouldn't be financially prudent to do so. Supposedly, Brady's contract states that he receives $15 million from his $20 million signing bonus on February 4th. But if he retires before then, HE DOESN'T GET IT.
So mark your calendars for February 5th. That's this Saturday. Tom might have something to say.
Greg Auman from The Athletic, confirms the above is NOT true.