Now that Tom Brady has signed his contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one question that remains is what uniform number the future Hall of Fame quarterback will wear next season.
He spent his two decades with the New England Patriots wearing No. 12, but that number belongs to Pro Bowl wide receiver Chris Godwin, who said Friday that he has spoken with Brady but that the number didn’t come up in their conversation.
Godwin also talked about his number with ESPN’s NFL Live, saying he was “passionate” about the number, which he has worn since high school. He again said he would defer to Brady out of respect for everything the six-time Super Bowl champion has accomplished during his career.
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“He’s the GOAT,” Godwin said.
Brady wore No. 10 at Michigan and has said that No. 12 wasn’t his first choice of uniform number when he entered the league.
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