Tom Brady officially returned to the Buccaneers on Monday, following an extended absence away from the team.

The 45-year-old seven-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback was away from the Bucs for 11 days for "personal reasons." 

Brady has yet to address why he was away, outside of shooting down the wild "Masked Singer" rumor. 

Still, one popular theory is emerging with Brady and his wife, Gisele Bundchen.

Fans and reporters seem to think that when Brady was retired earlier this year, 

he and his wife made plans to visit the Bahamas in mid-August. Gisele made Brady follow through with those vacation plans, fans think.

"League sources indicated that his time away from the team included a trip to the Bahamas 

at an exclusive resort and primarily for family time with his wife, Gisele Bündchen. 

His commitment to family and having a personal life was at the heart of this hiatus from football,  

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