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Broncos Country not thrilled with idea of Tom Brady in Denver

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Some pundits speculated Brady’s best future may be at Mile High. Broncos fans did not agree.

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With all the speculation over Tom Brady’s future in New England or elsewhere, a few sports pundits - or at least one - had the audacity to suggest Denver as a legit potential new home for the 42-year-old quarterback who has been NFL and Super Bowl MVP about a billion times.

And with 12-to-1 odds of the Denver Broncos becoming Brady’s next home after 20 years in the NFL and all of them at New England, Broncos Country was not buying.

Not even a little bit.

Our own Scotty Payne had my favorite response.

Of course, the ever-hilarious Brandon Perna had a nice retort as well.

In fact, the responses to Perna’s tweet alone were worth the entire suggestion from Rick Reilly because...well...see for yourself:

Personally, I don’t want Brady in Denver but not because of a hate for the six-time Super Bowl champ.

Bringing Brady in at the twilight of his career would be akin to signing Peyton Manning - so doing it would be - as one Tweeter accurately described - very Elway-esque.

But the difference is that this time around Denver has a potential future franchise quarterback now in Drew Lock - something it never had with Tim Tebow (yes, I love Tebow as much as the next fan, but come on...he was no franchise QB).

So to bring in Brady now would completely unravel the development of Lock, not to mention an offensive scheme building around the strengths of a young, mobile QB.

Also, fans generally seem to love the prospect of rolling with Lock in 2020, so you have to take advantage of that consensus when it exists.

So, I’m sorry Tom, it’s not happening in the Mile High city for you.

But the Twitter response was totally worth the suggestion.

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