Tom Brady wants to play six, seven more years. (Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports)
It looks like Tom Brady will be around the game a good amount longer.
After the Super Bowl, Brady told Peter King of MMQB he wanted to play until he was in his mid-40s and as of a few days ago, he told Robert Kraft he wants to play six or seven more years.
Kraft shared those comments speaking to reporters at the NFL league meetings in Arizona on Monday.
“I think Tommy’s sustained excellence is just unbelievable and it’s a lifestyle,” Kraft said to reporters. “He’s in training now, it’s not like he stopped. He works out — I remember after our first Super Bowl won going down in the training room of the old Foxboro Stadium three days after we won and he’s in there with the music blaring working out. He’s really dedicated.
“The thing that is amazing about him, to this day he hasn’t changed as a human being in terms of how he relates to people, but also how he works out. The only thing that has probably changed is how he eats, how he diets. I am not sure avocado ice cream is right for me, but if I could look like him and perform as half as well, I guess I would do it.”
Brady will turn 40 before this next season, so it appears he wants to play until he’s 46 or 47.
This also could impact Jimmy Garoppolo’s future with the team, which is an entirely different story.
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