Tom Brady ignites Charger's chatter as the team prepares for life after Philip Rivers


It was only a double click from Tom Brady to shake the foundation of Philip's now flowless chargers.

After Chargers confirmed on Monday that the team would part with its long-term quarterback after 16 seasons, soon-to-be free agent Brady responded to the NFL's announcement with an Instagram like. Brady has been closely connected to the chargers since the last few weeks of the 2019 season. Brady's recent social media activity will not calm the intoxication.

According to Chargers' GM Tom Telesco, the team is about welcoming change as it moves into a new era.

"It's exciting to enter a new era of Charger football. And without Philip, you don't have to do it any differently here," Telesco told Sports Illustrated. "It won't be easy, I know, because Philip was known for years Year that you got consistent play, high level of play, and a quarterback you could rely on every day. Not just games, but practice. He was accountable every day. It will be new here. "

In relation to the future of Rivers, the writing in Los Angeles has been hanging on the wall for some time. Alabama-born quarterback, 38, moved to Florida last month with his wife and family.

Philip Rivers and Tom Brady
Philip Rivers and Tom BradyBoston Globe via Getty Images

"What this means is up to football, but it was time for us to get closer to home," Rivers said at the time.

The change has led to speculation. Rivers can slip into the slot of Jameis Winston with the Buccaneers should Tampa Bay move up from the previous number 1, which also has the free hand in this offseason.

Brady, whose sudden move to the Connecticut suburbs of New England has shaken collectively, is expected to hit the market for the first time in his career. And while $ 30 million a year is the supposed price, Brady is said to be on the lookout for more than just dollar signs.

"JI only spoke to someone I trust. He doesn't think Brady claims 30 million or more a year. However, adding weapons is a priority #Patriots ”from NFL Network Michael Giardi tweeted last week.

The Patriots were brought out of the playoffs early in the AFC wildcard round after a 20:13 loss to the Titans. Brady was reportedly frustrated with the team's revolving weapon door – including refraining from firing Antonio Brown and Josh Gordon.

If the Californian was trying to build a TB12 Western empire, Los Angeles seems to be a suitable option.