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Report: Full rundown of Tom Brady’s two year contract with Bucs

Tom Brady is a Buc, and we’ve got some contract details.

UPDATE: Brady’s deal includes $9 million in incentives, broken down as follows.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tom Brady announced on Friday that the quarterback is signed, sealed, and delivered. Now, contract details are leaking out. ESPN’s Adam Schefter has the numbers, and they’re a bit different than what we might have expected.

There had been reports Brady wanted $60 million over two years. His deal is for two years and could be worth $59 million, but $9 million of that is divided into two years worth of incentives. The deal is $50 million guaranteed and then a chance to earn up to $4.5 million more each year.

Two notable aspects to the deal are that it includes a no-trade clause and it also prohibits the Bucs from using the franchise or transition tags on Brady. Brady turns 43 this August, but he seems intent on keeping his options open following the 2021 season. If he wants to keep on playing, he wants to make sure he has the freedom to control his location.

The Bucs are among the Super Bowl favorites, with the eighth best odds at DraftKings Sportsbook. It’s difficult to predict what things might look like a year from now, but if Brady can put together a solid season, they’ll remain among the favorites through the end of his contract. He’ll be approaching 45 at that point, so this is far from a guarantee.

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