The six-time Super Bowl champion can walk away from New England as a free agent in March and will turn 43 before the start of next season.
The Philadelphia Eagles will be the first team to pick of those who have made the playoffs, followed by the Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints.
Brady is set to become a free agent for the first time in his career and could end a two-decade stay with the Patriots.
Home field was not kind to three of the four NFL teams that hosted games over the weekend. The four teams that had byes—Baltimore, Kansas City, San Francisco and Green Bay—will all host games in the divisional round.
The Patriots play their first wild-card round in a decade when they welcome the Tennessee Titans in Foxborough on Saturday.
The New England Patriots are already favored in their upcoming Wild-Card game against the Tennessee Titans, but one interesting stat gives them a greater advantage.
The San Francisco 49ers, who are the NFC's top seed with home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, are not even favored to make it to the Super Bowl by any of the writers.
There were only three NFL games on Saturday, but they went a long way to help determine who's in the playoffs, who is out and which teams clinched division titles to host a first round game.
The AFC East title is on the line as the two divisional rivals meet in Foxborough, with the Patriots looking for a seventh straight win over the Bills.
Four playoff spots remain up for grabs going into the penultimate week of the NFL regular season this weekend.
Brady can still pass Brees, but the chase is close as the all-time touchdown passing record is now in the hands of Drew Brees, who passed Peyton Manning on Monday.
Green Bay, New England, Seattle, Buffalo and San Francisco all clinched a playoff spot in Week 15 and four berths are still up for grabs.
On Tuesday's episode ESPN's 'First Take,' host Max Kellerman said that it is fair to call the New England Patriots cheaters and liars after the team admitted to filming the field during a game between the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals.
The Ravens and the Chiefs have clinched a playoff berth, while the Patriots and the 49ers could do so with wins over Cincinnati and Atlanta next week.
New Orleans is the only team to have qualified for the playoffs so far, but Baltimore, New England, Kansas City, San Francisco and Seattle can join it on Sunday.
The remaining schedule includes a slew of games that will go a long way to determine not only which teams make the playoffs, but playoff seedings and home teams as well.
The Baltimore Ravens took control of the AFC with a 20-17 over San Francisco, which saw the 49ers slip to fifth in the NFC.
New England could qualify for the playoffs for the 11th consecutive season with a win in Houston, as long as the Raiders fail to beat the Chiefs.
The 10-1 Patriots lead the AFC with a one-game gap over the Ravens and both are 3/1 favorites to be celebrating in Miami in February.
The New Orleans Saints became the first team to clinch a playoff spot this season with a 26-18 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thanksgiving.
Week 13 features three games on Thanksgiving Day, while the New England Patriots face the Texans in Houston on "Sunday Night Football."
Some Cowboys players are getting past the flu, some are in the beginning stages and quarterback Dak Prescott is taking preventative medications.
On Tuesday the wide receiver apologized to New England owner Robert Kraft for calling him out on Twitter after he was released in September.
The Cowboys have a 6-4 record, and only one team they've beaten seems to have a realistic shot at the playoffs. Of their four losses, three of them are making a strong playoff push. Then there was a bad loss.
The 32-year-old quarterback will hold a private workout organized by the NFL in Atlanta on Saturday, to which all 32 NFL teams have been invited.
The Patriots and the Ravens are in control of the AFC, while the race for the NFC has got tighter after Seattle beat San Francisco on Monday Night Football.
This comes on the heels of a since-deleted, expletive-laced tweet Thursday in which he said he would not play in the league again.