Tom Brady Reportedly Set To Make Major Return To The NFL With Las Vegas Raiders

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“Will he or won’t he?”

That’s been the question ever since Tom Brady announced his retirement for a second time following the 2022 NFL season.

Brady, of course, retired following the 2021 season. But that retirement lasted less than two months before he returned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

It also played a major part in his divorce from longtime wife and Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen. This time around, Brady seemed serious and set in his decision to walk away from football.

But that didn’t stop the rumors.

New England Patriots broadcaster Scott Zolak told NBC Sports Boston that a return in Miami isn’t out of the question.

“Brady may go to Miami. I think that’s in play, I do,” he said. I think the possibility of him coming out of retirement is definitely 100 percent in play. You can sit there and look at the kitten tweet from yesterday. Don’t buy that,” he said.

That came just days after Rich Eisen went on TV and said “Tom Brady may not be done after all. The one place that folks are saying to keep an eye out for is Miami.”

It appears that avenue is out the window, with the Dolphins content to ride with Tua Tagovailoa. But it didn’t close the door completely on a Brady comeback.

And according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brady is, in fact, returning to the league. Though he’s not doing it in the manner that some expected.

“NFL legend Tom Brady is in deep discussions to become a limited partner of the Las Vegas Raiders, sources told ESPN — potentially his second foray into a partnership with Raiders owner Mark Davis on a professional sports franchise in less than two months,” Schefter reports.

Schefter states that Brady’s expected to take up a “passive” ownership role. And the news just just months after Brady announced he’d purchased a stake in the Las Vegas Aces.

The moves likely solidify Brady’s retirement from the playing field. But he couldn’t stay away from the NFL for long.