A secret plan, a bombshell lawsuit, and a soccer match: Inside Tom Brady’s un-retirement
This article from the Boston Globe does a good job explaining what most of us already knew.
On Feb. 1, Tom Brady announced that he was stepping away from football. The Buccaneers moved ahead with Bruce Arians as head coach and assessed their options at quarterback.
By March 30, Brady was back with the Bucs, preparing to play his 23rd NFL season at age 45. And his head coach was Todd Bowles after Arians retired and took a consulting job with the team.