Tom Brady says he is not returning to the Patriots after "a lifetime full of fun memories"

Tom Brady - Jan. 4, 2020 file photo (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
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Tom Brady says he's leaving the New England Patriots.

Brady posted on social media “my football journey will take place elsewhere.”

The comments by the 42-year-old quarterback were the first to indicate he would leave the franchise he’s led to six Super Bowl titles, and the only professional football home he has had. The one-year contract Brady signed before last season expires Wednesday afternoon.

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Comments from owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick made clear Brady's remarkable stint in New England is over.

FOREVER A PATRIOT

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LOVE YOU PATS NATION

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