Tom Brady set to earn $25 million upon return to Bucs
After 40 days in the desert of retirement, Football Jesus has risen.
ICYMI: Tom Brady announced Sunday night that he will be returning to the Buccaneers — less than two months after announcing his NFL retirement.
- It was a surprise to everyone, but especially the person who paid $518,628 on Saturday for what was supposed to be Tom Brady's final TD pass football.
By the numbers: Brady is set to earn $25 million next season, but has a history of reworking contracts to help his teams sign key players and contend for a Super Bowl.
Why it matters: The Bucs will now likely lock in other star players who may not have stayed without Brady, including Rob Gronkowski and Ndamukong Suh.
The backdrop: Since retiring in early February, Brady has made numerous comments indicating a potential return. Heck, just days after calling it quits, he said "you never say never" in regards to un-retiring.
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