And then there were three.
Earlier in the day, there were whispers that the Broncos could be a late entry to the Brady free-agency frenzy. Broncos beat writer Mike Klis quelled those rumors over Twitter and said the team already has a franchise quarterback in Drew Lock.
Brady and his family just returned from a vacation in Costa Rica.
NFL free agency begins on Wednesday at 4 p.m., but the league tampering window opened on Monday at noon. The 42-year-old quarterback and his agent, Don Yee, can now begin hearing pitches from other teams.
ESPN reported Sunday that Brady “does not have anything close to a deal in New England yet.”