It was a fantastic year for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that fell short. Since the season came to an end, speculation around Tom Brady's decision to retire has been growing. He hasn't made the official announcement, but it could be coming sooner, rather than later.

According to Jason La Canfora, those who are close to Tom Brady believe he will announce his retirement soon. If that happens, the Buccaneers suddenly are down a quarterback and could be facing a rebuild.

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For now, this is all speculation, as Brady has yet to make an official announcement. There is still a chance he remains with the Buccaneers another year. However, Tom Brady has had a long and historic career in the NFL. If he chooses to retire, he'll be in the Hall of Fame as soon as possible.

It's hard to argue against the greatness of Tom Brady. After winning six Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, Brady left and was able to win another ring with the Buccaneers. He shut down any haters who believed Bill Belichick was the reason for his success in New England and is now regarded as the greatest quarterback of all time.

For now, Brady is still with the Buccaneers, as this news is not official. He could choose to change his mind in the coming days and play one more year with Tampa Bay. We'll see how this all plays out, but we should be hearing an official announcement from Tom Brady relatively soon.