The prospect of Tom Brady leaving the Patriots promises to dominate conversations in NFL circles for the next several months. For the first time ever, the greatest quarterback of all-time is slated to be a free agent in March.
Despite the ominous words from both sides about Brady’s future — Patriots owner Robert Kraft told NBC’s Peter King he “prays” TB12 remains with the Patriots — the early betting lines still indicate Brady is expected to return to New England. But it is close. The odds of Brady being on the Patriots in Week 1 lie at -150, according to the online gambling platform SportsBetting.ag, and the odds of him playing elsewhere stand at +150.
While 21 other NFL teams are listed as possibilities for Brady, only the top six clubs appear to be shrewd bets: Chargers, Panthers, Raiders, Browns and Cowboys. Each team’s odds of landing Brady are below, followed by analysis as to whether they would be a wise choice to back.