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Tampa Bay Buccaneers prepared to take swing at two potential replacements for Tom Brady


Tom Brady has officially announced his retirement from the NFL but he admittedly has not completely shut the door on a potential return for the 2022 season.

According to a report from Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are leaving the door open on a Brady return but they are also preparing to take a swing at Deshaun Watson or Russell Wilson.

From NFL.com:

The Buccaneers are leaving the door open for Tom Brady in case the legendary quarterback changes his mind on retirement, and sources say they would do whatever is necessary for him to return — a possibility Brady himself isn’t completely ruling out.

Should he remain retired, the Bucs have shifted their focus to other veteran QBs who could be available via trade. Sources say they’re doing extensive homework on Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and are one of multiple teams expected to explore a potential trade for Russell Wilson, though the Seahawks have given no indication they’ll deal him.

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