In the mist of free agency speculation, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick recently shared a phone call on Tuesday. According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, “it did not go well.” Is this the beginning of the end for the Brady-Belichick Era?
Many expected Brady’s representatives and the Patriots to exchange words at the NFL combine. But, the two groups never met. In turn, the quarterback and Belichick spoke about the upcoming free agency over the phone. Guregian explained that sources close to the situation said that the exchange did not produce anything.
“The source wouldn’t shed further light the discussion, other than noting it wasn’t all that fruitful,” Guregian wrote.
Tom Brady is set to become a free agent come March 18, when the new league year begins. If New England’s front office wants to prevent this from happening, the quarterback will have to sign an extension. As of now, there are many teams in the running to recruit the quarterback. The Las Vegas Raiders, Los Angeles Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Tennessee Titans all have a hand in attempting to bring in the six-time Super Bowl champ.
The latest rumor has been that the 49ers are quietly pursuing Brady. As entertaining as this would be, San Francisco has stated on many occasions that their faith is in Jimmy Garoppolo. Still, it will interesting to see where Brady ends up after free agency, considering the Patriots and him are not off to a hot start.
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