Quarterback Tom Brady formally retired from the NFL and it’s “for actual” this time. Brady’s 23-year profession included seven Super Bowl titles, two groups and numerous data.
Brady was chosen out of Michigan by the New England Patriots within the sixth spherical of the 2000 NFL Draft with the No. 199 decide. The league has been dominated by Brady for thus lengthy, it may be arduous to recollect a world the place No. 12 was not suiting up for a sport.
The final time we had an NFL weekend the place Brady was not employed by a franchise, horse and buggies have been the preferred mode of transportation, the lightbulb had but to be invented and milk was nonetheless getting delivered weekly by truck. OK, OK he isn’t that previous, however issues have modified so much since he was drafted.
A take a look at the NFL in 1999
MVP: Kurt WarnerLanding leaders: Stephen Davis, Washington and Edgerrin James, Colts (17 touchdowns)
Rushing chief: James (1,553 yards)Most receiving yards: Marvin Harrison, Colts (1,663)Most sacks: Kevin Carter, Rams (17)Major retirement bulletins: John Elway and Barry SandersRule adjustments: Clipping grew to become unlawful on the line of scrimmage and a brand new immediate replay system was adoptedWalter Payton dies from a uncommon liver illnessThe Browns are reactivated and transfer to the Cleveland Browns Stadium
NFL by division
AFC East: Colts, Bills, Dolphins, Jets, Patriots
AFC Central: Jaguars, Titans, Ravens, Steelers, Bengals. BrownsAFC West: Seahawks, Chiefs, Chargers (San Diego), Raiders (Oakland), BroncosNFC East: Washington, Cowboys, Giants, Cardinals, EaglesNFC Central: Buccaneers, Vikings, Lions, Packers, BearsNFC West: Rams (St. Louis), Panthers, Falcons, 49ers, Saints
Defending champions in sports activities
Super Bowl: The Rams, who have been in St. Louis on the time, defeated the Tennessee Titans 23-16 in Super Bowl XXXIV on the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on January 30, 2000. Quarterback Kurt Warner was named the sport’s MVP. World Series: The New York Yankees defeated the Atlanta Braves 4 video games to none within the 1999 World Series. Stanley Cup: The Dallas Stars have been the defending Stanley Cup champs, successful all of it in opposition to Buffalo Sabres in June of 1999. NBA Champion: The Gregg Popovich-lead San Antonio Spurs defeated Jeff Van Gundy’s New York Knicks within the 1999 NBA Finals. WNBA Champion: The Houston Comets defeated the New York Liberty two video games to 1 within the best-of-three collection.
Most widespread track
The No. 1 track in March of 2000 was “Amazed” by Lonestar. “Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child, a bunch that has now been damaged up for 17 years, was additionally a high track of the month. Emimen, DMX and Blink-182 have been a number of the high artists of the time.
Most widespread film
The hottest film in March of 2000, proper earlier than Brady was drafted, was Erin Brockovich. Mission to Mars, Romeo Must Die and Final Destination have been additionally widespread that month.
Most widespread TV present
Some widespread reveals on the time have been “Friends,” “ER”, “Everybody Loves Raymond”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “That ’70s Show.”
The Nokia cellphone was probably the most widespread units on the time. The iPod wouldn’t be invented for an additional yr and the primary iPhone was seven years away. The GameBoy, Walkmans, immediate messenger and CD gamers have been widespread, whereas excessive definition tv was beginning to grow to be extra widespread in households. USB flash drives have been invented in 2000, taking on for floppy disks. This was additionally the yr digicam telephones grew to become commercially out there, although the standard was lower than good. The PlayStation 2 was launched in 2000.
The common worth of fuel was $1.51.The median worth of a house in Massachusetts, the place Brady would spend most of his profession, was $185,700.The common value of a brand new automobile was $21,850.
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