Future Hall-of-Fame quarterback Tom Brady gets a chance next season to show what he has left in the tank. For the first time in his career, it’ll be away from the big bad empire of the New England Patriots. However, the new Tampa Bay Buccaneers signal-caller was warned by retired quarterback Boomer Esiason this week.

The ex-MVP of the Cincinnati Bengals cautioned how Brady’s reputation could suffer now that he’s away from head coach Bill Belichick and New England.

Via Patriots Wire:

“What I really was, I was disappointed when I heard the news,” Esiason told WEEI’s “The Greg Hill Show” in a recent interview. “I wanted Tom to end (his career) a Patriot. And that is probably pretty selfish of me to think that way. But when you think of iconic players, iconic franchises and the greatest of all time, you’d like to see them run it all the way out through the end no matter how long it took. No matter how bad he might have played. Whatever the situation may have been, I would have loved to have seen him finish his career that way...