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Tom Brady reportedly will sign with Tampa Bay Bucs for $30 million annually

(USA Today Sports)

Tom Brady will reportedly head to the NFC South to finish out his NFL career.

Multiple reports now indicate that the 42-year-old quarterback is set to sign a multi-year contract with the Tampa Bay Bucs. ESPN and NFL Network both confirmed the report that was floated by Colin Cowherd earlier this afternoon. The Chargers were also in the running for Brady's services but fell short.

Tampa Bay was a late-emerging suitor for the 20-year veteran in recent weeks, with reports indicating that the franchise was all in on making a move for Brady after another disappointing season with Jameis Winston at the helm. The No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw 30 touchdowns and 30 interceptions in the same season during a 7-9 season for the Bucs.

Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network indicates that Brady is expected to earn roughly $30 million per year with the Bucs for the duration of his deal but the exact length has not been revealed.

The Bucs are a franchise in desperate need of a turnaround having gone 13 years without playing in a