Tom Brady says he’s open to playing past 45 ahead of his 10th Super Bowl

Tom Brady says he’s open to playing past 45 ahead of his 10th Super Bowl
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The legendary quarterback mentioned Monday — which marked a stripped-back Tremendous Bowl Opening Night time held just about amid the pandemic — that he could also have a few extra seasons in him and would “undoubtedly contemplate” enjoying previous 45.

“It is a bodily sport and simply the attitude I’ve on that’s that you just by no means know when that second is,” mentioned Brady, whose Tampa Bay Buccaneers face the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in Tremendous Bowl LV this Sunday.

“It is a contact sport and there is lots of coaching that goes into it. And once more, it must be 100 % dedication from myself to maintain doing it.”

Brady may win a seventh Tremendous Bowl ring in Tampa this weekend, in addition to doubtlessly main the Bucs to a second championship and first since 2003.

He’ll be contesting his third Tremendous Bowl in 4 seasons and, since turning 40, is main the NFL with 47 wins.

A seventh title would see Brady surpass Michael Jordan, the NBA nice having gained six championships between 1991 and 1998.

“Michael’s one in every of my sports activities idols, I feel he is fairly unimaginable,” mentioned Brady.

“For me, it is about being a part of lots of nice groups. To have the chance to play on this sport means so much to me.

“We’re one sport away from the final word aim on this sport. And I have been part of that final aim six different instances. In order that they’re all totally different. They’ve all meant one thing just a little bit totally different to me. They’ve all been very distinctive in their very own approach. And it will simply be cool to perform it this time.

“I do not examine them to the opposite instances. These had been all magical moments in my life and nobody may ever take these away from me. And hopefully we are able to end this season robust and win a Tremendous Bowl. That is why we’re right here.”

Brady celebrates the Bucs' 31-26 win over the Green Bay Packers during the NFC Championship game.

Brady will go up towards Patrick Mahomes this weekend — a quarterback 18 years his junior hoping to guide the Chiefs to back-to-back titles.

It is the primary ever Tremendous Bowl match-up between the profitable quarterback from the earlier two Tremendous Bowls, Brady having gained with the New England Patriots in 2019.

“I actually admire Patrick for the form of participant he’s. He has nice command of his workforce. I do know his teammates love enjoying with him. He is obtained nice charisma,” mentioned Brady.

“And I feel after I see Patrick, I see somebody who, once more — none of those moments are too large for him.

“And the instances that I’ve had an opportunity to speak to him off the sphere, I’ve actually loved it. And he is a fantastic participant. I do know it is nonetheless early in his profession, however what he accomplishes finally goes to be as much as him.”


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