Best moments and stories from Tom Brady's legendary career


It's the end of an era for the NFL as Tom Brady reportedly is retiring after 22 extraordinary seasons.

The New England Patriots legend calls it a career after seven Super Bowl victories -- six in Foxboro and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Since 2001, Brady has earned a reputation as the greatest quarterback in NFL history.

Here, we'll revisit a few of the most memorable moments and stories from Brady's illustrious career.

A new beginning

We look back at the 2001 NFL season, when Brady replaced an injured Drew Bledsoe. This moment resulted in a Super Bowl title for the Patriots that season and two decades of unimaginable success in New England.

A look back at Tom Brady replacing Drew Bledsoe

Home sweet home

Tom E Curran talks with Tom Brady's first roommates in New England, former Patriots Chris Eitzmann and Dave Nugent, about living with the then fourth-string QB, their Tecmo Bowl battles, and more.

Tom Brady's First New England Home & Hours of Tecmo Bowl

The rivalry

We look back at the memorable battles between Brady and Peyton Manning in Foxboro, during the matchups with the Indianapolis Colts then the Denver Broncos.

Brady Moments in Foxboro: Battles with Peyton Manning

Prank wars

Matt Cassel and Matt Light detail the hilarious and epic prank wars they had with Brady while teammates on the Patriots, and top things off with their best impressions of head coach Bill Belichick.

Matt Cassel and Matt Light detail hilarious, epic prank war with Tom Brady

A fierce competitor

Former Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich shares his favorite funny stories about Tom Brady's competitive nature from his years playing with the quarterback.

Rob Ninkovich shares his favorite funny Tom Brady stories

"On to Cincinnati"

After a demoralizing loss to the Chiefs on Monday Night Football in 2014 where Tom Brady was benched for Jimmy Garoppolo, Bill Belichick dodged questions about Brady's future by repeating one memorable phrase. Months later, the Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.

Brady Moments in Foxboro: "We're on to Cincinnati"


Following his four-game suspension for "Deflategate" to start the 2016 season, Tom Brady and the Patriots were on a mission. We look back at a statement win in the AFC Championship against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers, which propelled New England to another Super Bowl where it would take on the Atlanta Falcons in the unforgettable "28-3" game.

Brady Moments in Foxboro: 2017 AFC Championship vs Pittsburgh Steelers

The Legend vs. The Future

Brady and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes faced off in an epic high-scoring battle at Gillette Stadium in 2018. We revisit the memorable matchup, which featured arguably the greatest QB of all time against the future of the position.

Brady Moments in Foxboro: First meeting with Patrick Mahomes

End of an era in Foxboro

Michael Holley reflects back on Tom Brady's legendary career, the championships, the legacy, his relationship with head coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft, and why he departed New England.

Tom Brady's departure from the Patriots - A Video Essay by Michael Holley

That's all she wrote

Finally, a look back at some of Tom Brady's greatest career accomplishments.

Tom Brady: By the numbers