Patriots QB Brady: Home sale not New England white flag

Tom Brady listed his home for sale, and the New England Patriots' longtime quarterback is confident you shouldn't care.

"You shouldn't read into anything. I think it takes a long time to sell a house. My house is a little bit of an expensive one, so it doesn't fly off the shelf in a couple weeks," Brady said on WEEI radio on Monday. "I think I'm at a point in my life where there's a lot of considerations that go into playing. I have a very busy professional life, I have a very busy personal life. Any decision that's made has to consider everything. I'm certainly at a place where I've been in the same place for a long time, and I love playing for the Patriots. I have such a great relationship with Mr. (Robert) Kraft, Coach (Bill) Belichick and our team. We'll just worry about that when that happens. This isn't the time to worry about it."

Brady and Gisele Bundchen listed their Massachusetts mansion for $39.5 million as he turned 42 and signed a restructured contract with the Patriots in the span of about nine days.

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The timing is not significant, per Brady, who said Monday he's considering life beyond football. That includes interest in a career in architectural design. Brady has been less certain about where and how long he'd continue his career in measured words since signing the new deal with the Patriots that includes a clause that would make him a free agent in March 2020. On Monday he said his goal to play until age 45 hasn't changed.

"I think I'm in a great mental, emotional place to approach the season," Brady said on the program. "There is no point in worrying about things like that. There are so many hypotheticals -- this and that -- and if you spend all your time and energy on those things, you (lose) track of what's most important, which is what's happening right now. This is where I want to be. This is the team I want to be a part of, and leading. I'm really excited about doing that. There's really not much to read into it than that."

The future of Belichick could become an annual topic of conversation in New England, particularly if the coach-QB combination continues to collect Lombardi trophies. Their next will be their seventh together, and Belichick has never publicly committed to anything beyond the current season.

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Tom Brady at training camp, preseason in 2019
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady laughs with receiver Matthew Slater (18) after drills at the Detroit Lions NFL football training facility, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Allen Park, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) and teammates congratulate wide receiver Maurice Harris (82) after his touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady winds up to pass during an NFL football training camp practice, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) watches quarterback Brian Hoyer (2) throw a pass during an NFL football training camp practice in Foxborough, Mass., Monday, July 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
New England Patriots defensive lineman Michael Bennett, left, speaks with quarterback Tom Brady, right, during NFL football training camp, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady steps on the field at the start of an NFL football training camp practice, Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) looks to pass during an NFL football training camp practice in Foxborough, Mass., Monday, July 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is seen during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit, Michigan USA, on Thusday, August 8, 2019 (Photo by Jorge Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
New England Patriots WR Demaryius Thomas (88) talks with QB Tom Brady (12) as they walk off the field after an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit, Michigan USA, on Thusday, August 8, 2019. (Photo by Jorge Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - AUGUST 08: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after losing the coin toss prior to playing the Detroit Lions in a preseason game at Ford Field on August 08, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - AUGUST 08: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts to his teams second quarter touchdown while playing the Detroit Lions during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 08, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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"I think what this is about is this season and dealing with this year. Beyond this year, whether it's signing five more years, or signing a franchise tag, or not playing, none of those things needed to be decided this year," Brady said. "I'm just focused on this season and being in the right mental, emotional frame of mind to go out there and perform at the highest level. Like I said, I have such a great relationship with the team. I've had 20 years of success with Mr. Kraft, and Jonathan (Kraft), and with Coach Belichick, with the whole organization. All the coaches. They know how I feel about them. We've just done some great things. We're going to try to go do it again this year. It takes a lot to get from now to March, and I don't want to overlook the big challenge that we're facing. I don't want my mind convoluted with thoughts that are premature, and ones that I'm worried about beyond what the current situation is -- which is us trying to go achieve what we all hope we can achieve. That's where my focus is and that's what I'm excited about. So let's go, baby! Put me in, Coach. I'm ready to go play."

--Field Level Media

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FOXBOROUGH, MA - AUGUST 1: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady spends some time with his daughter, Vivian, 5, after Patriots training camp at the Gillette Stadium practice facility in Foxborough, MA on Aug. 1, 2018. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 03: Vivian Brady, daughter of Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots, watches confetti fall after the Patriots defeat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 3: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) with daughter on podium with Jim Nance after the game. New England Patriots vs. LA Rams in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Feb. 03, 2019. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Tom Brady, left, and Gisele Bundchen attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "Camp: Notes on Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 6, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with wife Gisele Bundchen and daughter Vivian Brady after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - AUGUST 7: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady chats with his oldest son, Jack, 10, as he was throwing him some passes after New England Patriots training camp at the Gillette Stadium practice facility in Foxborough, MA on Aug. 7, 2018. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 07: Tom Brady of the New England Patriots celebrates with his son Benjamin during the Super Bowl victory parade on February 7, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime in Super Bowl 51. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 1: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady blocks for his son, Benjamin as he scores a touchdown with pressure from John "Joseph" Sargent Shriver during the Best Buddies Football Challenge with at Harvard Stadium in Boston on June 1, 2018. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 5: Tom Brady and his daughter Vivian celebrate with thousands of fans who lined the streets of Boston to celebrate with the New England Patriots during their victory parade. February 5, 2019 (Photo By Faith Ninivaggi/ Boston Herald/ MediaNews Group via Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with his children after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - FEBRUARY 03: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with John Edward Thomas Moynahan after his teams 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 03, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with his son after defeating the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime to win Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - AUGUST 17: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (#12) embraces his son, John Edward Thomas Moynahan, after today's joint practice with the Chicago Bears. The New England Patriots held a dual practice with the Chicago Bears during Patriots training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Aug. 17, 2016. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his wife Gisele Bundchen embrace their son Benjamin Brady after a joint workout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at NFL football training camp, in Foxborough, Mass., Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
New England Patriots' Tom Brady greets his son Jack on the field after NFL football training camp Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Tom Brady, left, and Gisele Bündchen attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition on Monday, May 1, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Model Gisele Bundchen and her husband, NFL quarterback Tom Brady, attend the premiere of National Geographic Channel's, "Years of Living Dangerously," at the American Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 03: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots kisses his wife Gisele Bündchen after the Super Bowl LIII against the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. The New England Patriots defeat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots kisses his wife Gisele Bundchen after defeating the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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I had the privilege of speaking to my teammates, my brothers, and our whole extended football family last night as we celebrated our 2018 championship season. I’ll never take these moments for granted and I deeply appreciate everyone who supports us year in and year out. I play for two teams, the Patriots and my family! And of course you our incredible fans. I always try to make you proud, and we couldn’t do it without you. From my family to yours, thank you 🙏❤️🏈
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