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Tom Brady on Wednesday discovered his desire to compete again in the month he decided to quit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the NFL.

Brady announced his decision to leave the league in February without mentioning the words “retire” or “retirement” and without first thanking the New England Patriots. He Told The Dawn Patrick Show at the time He was away, hungry to drive again for the Super Bowl and the drive was back.

Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' # 12 match against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 28, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ # 12 match against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 28, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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“We spent some time together,” he said of spending time with his family. “And when I tell the team I think a lot, look, guys as you know I have to make plans without it. And then (General Manager) Jason (Litch) and Bruce (Arians) just give it time, you know? I said, look, you know, I’m. Feel very strong.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) claps with Ryan Griffin (4) and Blaine Gabert (11) during the NFL Football Mini Camp on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 in Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) claps with Ryan Griffin (4) and Blaine Gabert (11) during the NFL Football Mini Camp on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 in Tampa, Fla.
(AP Photo / Chris O’Mira)

“Then time passed and you were very competitive. I think I’re a bit crazy. I mean, I think it’s true. I’m come here with a lot of young people at the age of forty – five. So I think I should have retired. But I have a desire to compete and it will be gone soon. I mean, I have no doubt about it and you know, I really appreciate the time I have left because it’s not so much. “

Brady entered his 22nd NFL season to win his eighth Super Bowl title and third place with the Buccaneers, which puts him far more than any other active quarterback in terms of championship rings.

Tampa Bay Bookmakers Quarterback Tom Brady, # 12, congratulates Offensive Coordinator Byron Leftwich on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, during the NFL Football Mini Camp in Tampa, Fla.

Tampa Bay Bookmakers Quarterback Tom Brady, # 12, congratulates Offensive Coordinator Byron Leftwich on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, during the NFL Football Mini Camp in Tampa, Fla.
(AP Photo / Chris O’Mira)

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The Buccaneers star is coming off as one of his best seasons. He finished the 2021 season leading the league in touchdowns (43) and passing yards (5,316). He finished second to Aaron Rodgers in the NFL MVP voting and third in the Offensive Player of the Year voting for Rodgers and winner Cooper Coop.