NFL followers who’re uninterested in seeing Tom Brady dominate on the sector may need to attend some time for him to retire.
The Bucs quarterback — on the cusp of his seventh Tremendous Bowl title, and first outdoors the Patriots group — stated on Monday that he isn’t against enjoying previous 45 years of age. That will imply he is nonetheless enjoying within the league at the very least till the 2022 season.
At 43 years outdated, Brady is already among the many oldest quarterbacks to ever play the place. However nobody has performed with such constant excellence; he proved his age was no hindrance to him in any respect in 2020 as he accomplished 401 of 610 passes (65.7 %) for 4,633 yards and 40 touchdowns to solely 12 interceptions.
Brady has taken phenomenal care of his physique, together with partially by his patented — and controversial — TB12. Whether or not that has helped him keep in peak enjoying situation is unknown; maybe he is merely an anomaly who has finished a good-enough job defending himself to proceed enjoying at a excessive degree, even at his age.
Regardless, if Brady is to be believed, he might very effectively play in 2022 and past. As of now, he’s within the first yr of a two-year, $50 million contract. If he continues to play at a excessive clip in Tremendous Bowl 55 and in 2021, there isn’t any purpose to assume coach Bruce Arians will not give him a chance to seek out out.