Tampa Bay Buccaneers extend Tom Brady’s contract
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and quarterback Tom Brady have agreed to a contract extension in order to create immediate salary cap room for another super bowl run.
Brady’s new deal runs through the 2022 season with three voidable years after that. The Buccaneers who are looking to be back in the playoff hunt have created $19 million in savings leading into the 2021 season.
According to salary research by Over the Cap, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are projected to have roughly $10 million in 2021 cap space including Brady and Lavonte David’s new deals. If the Buccaneers are working with $10 million in 2021 salary cap space it is expected they will relook to resign Ndamukong Suh and tight end Rob Gronkowski.
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Even at 43, Tom Brady signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers led to a Super Bowl LV victory
In a league shaking move, Tom Brady left the dynasty New England Patriots to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their 2020 season. This move, which was met by many in the media questioning the decision led to an absolutely miraculous Super Bowl LV win.
Brady who started the season with a string of inconsistent performances, finished the 2020 season with a 64.4% completion percentage, 50 touchdowns, 5705 yards and only 15 interceptions. Not only did Brady have an MVP worthy season but he had the extra honor of winning the league championship in his home stadium.
Tom Brady (43) has not only lifted the Lombardi Trophy for a record seventh time, but he did so as the oldest player in NFL history.
By resigning Tom Brady, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the rest of the league are expecting the 43 year old quarterback to show no signs of slowing down.