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Tom Brady retiring has been the talk of the week

Tom thanked just about everyone from his former pet squirrel when he was 3 years old to everyone in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization for his 22-year career, but left out any mention of New England.

Every since TB12 announced his retirement early Tuesday morning on his Instagram page, New England fans have been divided on exactly how they feel about it and how they feel about Brady himself. As covered shortly after his retirement announcement Tuesday morning, Tom thanked just about everyone from his former pet squirrel when he was 3 years old to everyone in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization for his 22-year career, but left out any mention of New England.

Some New England fans are really mad at Tom Brady

And ever since, fans have either been HEATED that he could do such a dastardly thing like brush off the fan base that supported him every step-and-throw of the way for the first 20 years of his career, or they couldn't careless. There's really not much in-between.

Tom Brady finally acknowledged New England fans on Instagram

To Tom's credit, after two days of being blasted by a good chunk of Patriots Nation, he did acknowledge them pretty heavily in a career reflection video he posted to his Instagram earlier today.

Is it too little, too late, though? Time will tell. Regardless, here are some fiery comments from New England fans reflecting on Brady's retirement announcement.

New England Fans Sound Off on Tom Brady's Retirement Announcement

Some fans did NOT hold back on their true feelings...

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