Tom Brady’s former teammates, competitors react to his retirement announcement

"It was an honor and a privilege to compete against him on the field, and I truly appreciate his friendship off the field."

Brady Manning
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning after the AFC Championship in January, 2016. AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File

Tom Brady announced his retirement on Tuesday morning. After speculation began over the weekend, the seven-time Super Bowl champion formally revealed his decision to walk away from playing football in a social media post.

Brady, 44, drew a wave of responses from across the football world.

Here’s a look at some of the notable reactions:

Peyton Manning

Roger Goodell

Tedy Bruschi

Stephon Gilmore

Russell Wilson

Alex Guerrero

Matt Chatham

Darius Butler

John Elway

Jalen Ramsey

Asante Samuel

Nick Caserio


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