Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback in NFL history; that much is simply the truth. The seven-time Super Bowl champ enjoyed a 23-year career and broke an incredible number of records. In early February 2023, he announced that he was retiring from the sport for a second time. So today, we’ll look at the NFL world’s best reactions to Brady retiring again.
It’s safe to say there were mixed responses. Many acknowledged his brilliance and showed their respect for the GOAT. But others hate him because he was the face of the despised Patriots’ winning machine. They also doubt that he will quit and expect to see him lining up for another team in 2023.
Truly The GOAT
They say that greatness recognizes greatness and that appears to be true in the case of Patrick Mahomes. The Kansas City quarterback leads the way for a new generation of NFL stars. Some people think that he has the best chance of matching Brady’s legendary achievements (via FanNation).
He reacted to the news of Brady’s retirement on Twitter with a simple message. Mahomes tweeted three goat emojis to acknowledge that Brady is the greatest of all time. It says a lot when a player of Mahomes’ level shows his appreciation for a veteran. Brady’s retirement leaves a gaping hole in the NFL and the Chiefs star is aware.