Tom Brady is officially on the 2020 NFL free-agent market. The New England Patriots were upset by the Tennessee Titans in the wild-card round of the playoffs, which means the 42-year-old quarterback's contract is up, and for the first time in his career he can choose his next team.
There has been mystery around the future of Brady, who had a down 2019 by his standards, for the past few months, with sources telling ESPN's Adam Schefter in October that all options are on the table, including returning to New England, moving on to another organization or retiring. After Saturday's loss, Brady said it was "pretty unlikely" that he would retire this offseason, and coach Bill Belichick said now isn't the time to address Brady's future.
But we can address Brady's future. We asked our panel of ESPN NFL experts to weigh in on what's next for the future Hall of Famer, and how the Patriots could help him -- or replace him: