The New York Jets quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, assured this Saturday that despite already being at an age in which many players retire from American football He believes he can continue in the NFL at least until he is 45 years old.
Rodgers, currently 39 years old, He hopes to reach 45 to be able to imitate the work of Tom Bradyconsidered by many to be the best player in the history of the league for the seven championship rings he accumulated with the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
“I would love to play a few more years here, I’m not sure if two, three or those five would get me to those 45 like Brady. I definitely want to spend more time here,” he commented during a press conference regarding the Jets’ debut against the Buffalo Bills in the 2023-2024 NFL season.
Minutes later, Rodgers took the opportunity to explain the decision to want to extend his sports career, emphasizing that in the past he would never have considered staying for so long but now he believes that with the recent changes in the league it can remain valid.
“If you had asked me five or six years ago I would have said probably not, but with some changes that have happened I definitely see it now as a possibility where before I just didn’t think I would want to do it,” he added.
Regarding its debut with the New York currency, Rodgers invited all Jets fans to come to MetLife Stadium next Monday.
“I tell them to arrive early, make as much noise as possible and put on your seat belt because this is going to be a wild ride,” Rodgers concluded.
The quarterback is on his way to playing his 19th season in the NFL and his first with the Jets, winning the season’s best player award four times.