Sports Editorial, September 9 (EFE) – New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers admitted this Saturday that he likes the possibility of remaining active until the age of 45, just like being considered the best player in history Same as Tom Brady. NFL.
“I’d love to play a few more years here, I’m not sure if it’s two years, three years or five years that will get me into 45 like Brady. I definitely want to be here longer,” the 39-year-old The player said he will make his Jets debut next Monday against the Bills.
Tom Brady retired last February after winning seven rings during a 23-year career, six with the New England Patriots and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. .
Rodgers, who won a Super Bowl in 18 seasons, acknowledged that this way of thinking has become more popular of late.
“If you had asked me five or six years ago, I probably would have said no, but as things have changed, I definitely think it’s a possibility now, whereas before I just didn’t think I wanted to do it,” he said.
At the end of 2022, the four-time Player of the Season found himself in the dilemma of retiring, staying with the Packers, or changing teams.
To make his decision, he went on a three-day retreat in a cabin in an ecological reserve. After completing his studies, he decided to sign with the Jets and he will play his first game with this team on Monday in the first week of the 2023 NFL season against the Buffalo Bills.
The Chico, Calif., native highlighted the talent that will accompany him in his 19th season in the league.
“I guarantee there will be 11 players on the field on offense, defense and special teams, and they will do their best for each other, for the fans, and for this organization,” the veteran said.
The quarterback had special comments about the team’s defense, which he described as very aggressive.
“It’s a very aggressive group. They fly to the ball, they crowd, they attack, they hit the ball, they play with an edge, they play with a lot of arrogance. It’s an aggressive group,” he said.
He also invited Jets fans who will be coming to MetLife Stadium to support their new venture.
“I tell them to get there early, make as much noise as possible and buckle up because it’s going to be a wild ride,” Rogers concluded.