Tom Brady Says He ‘Would Definitely Consider’ Playing Past The Age Of 45

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady thinks he still has a ton of football ahead of him.

The Bucs are Brady will play the Chiefs this Sunday as the legendary quarterback hunts his seventh ring, and it sounds like he thinks he has a few more seasons left in his system. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Brady, who is currently 43, told the media the following Monday when talking about potentially playing past the age of 45, according to the New York Post:

Yeah, definitely. I would definitely consider that. It’s a physical sport, and just the perspective I have on that is you never know when that [final] moment is. Just because it’s a contact sport. There is a lot of training that goes into it. It has to be a 100-percent commitment from myself to doing it.

If Brady really manages to go a few more seasons, which looks like it’s going to be the case, it’ll be one of the greatest sports stories ever.

Most NFL careers don’t last more than a few seasons. Very few pro athletes make it to the age of 30 getting paid to play football.

Yet, Brady apparently thinks he’ll be doing it past the age of 45.


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I just don’t get how Brady does it. I don’t understand at all. I’m 28, I have a broken body, I can’t run and I might not live to see 40 for all I know.

Meanwhile, Brady is out here competing against the most elite athletes on the planet, and he’s doing a damn good job doing it.


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We’ll see if he can pull it off, but I damn sure wouldn’t want to bet against him.