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Teammates, companions, rivals react to Tom Brady announcing his retirement

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After a weekend filled with speculation, Tom Brady has made the official decision to call it a career. After 22 years in the NFL and seven Super Bowl wins — including six of them during his 20-year run with the New England Patriots — the greatest quarterback of all time will head off into the sunset. His decision to step away has prompted a series of responses throughout the world of pro football.

His former team and its owner were among those expressing their thoughts on Brady’s unparalleled career, but they were far from the only ones to take to social media in honor of the future Hall of Famer. Former teammates and rivals alike, as well as some of the NFL’s franchises themselves, shared their messages for Brady.

Here is a compilation of some of the reactions to his retirement.

NFL teams

Former Patriots teammates

Former Buccaneers teammates

Former rivals