ESPN, Tom Brady to Launch NFT Collection

The recently unretired quarterback teams up with ESPN to celebrate his career with NFTs.

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Directly facing the camera, quarterback Tom Brady, suited up and helmeted, lets out a pumped-up shout during a practice session.

Brady is getting audible about NFTs.

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After trying to retire from football and deciding after 40 days that he wants to keep playing, Tom Brady is teaming up for another project: NFTs. Brady, co-founder of NFT platform Autograph, and ESPN announced Wednesday the creation of an NFT collection based on Brady's career, starting with a release keyed to the ESPN Plus documentary series Man in the Arena: Tom Brady.

The first NFT drop starts at noon PT Wednesday and features three limited-edition ESPN zine covers. The starting bids for the first three NFTs range from $100 to $500. 

This release coincides with Man in the Arena arriving on Disney Plus and Hulu. A second NFT drop will happen when the 10th and final episode of the series is released on the streaming platforms.

Autograph has released other NFT collections, with athletes like Noami Osaka, Derek Jeter and Tony Hawk, as well as with the film series Saw.

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