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ESPN's Seth Wickersham appeared on Monday's episode of Get Up! and discussed the split between the all-time great and his former team, noting the Patriots were more interested in year-to-year deals, while Brady, who signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, wanted more of a commitment:
"Tom Brady wanted a contract extension. He made it very clear, publicly and privately, about his desire to play until his mid-40s, and he wanted a contract, a commitment, from a team.