Tom Brady: "I've realized my place is still on the field and not in the stands"

Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers warms up before game against the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tom Brady said today he will not retire from the NFL and will continue with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for his 23rd season.

The announcement was made today through his Twitter account.

For the past weeks, there has been speculation about the possible retirement of the quarterback.

The 44-year-old thanked his team and family for supporting his decision.