Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady continues to defy conventional wisdom. Despite being 44-years old, he is still getting the job done on the field and is in the running for another MVP award.
Father Time is undefeated, but Brady is giving him one hell of a run for his money. If he wanted to play until he was 50, it certainly looks like he would be capable of doing it. He continues to carve up defenses, as he led the NFL with 485 completions, 719 attempts, 5,316 yards and 43 touchdown passes this season.
Brady is seemingly aging like a fine wine as he is just getting better with age. The completions, attempts and yardage are all career-highs, while the 43 touchdowns are the second-most in his career in a single season.
With Brady leading the way, Tampa Bay is in great shape on their path to repeating as Super Bowl champions. Next up on the docket for the Buccaneers is a rematch with the Los Angeles Rams.
The two teams met in Week 3, with the Rams leaving victorious, 34-24. Brady and his teammates will have revenge on their minds as they look to advance to the NFC Championship game.
However, one of Brady’s former teammates with the New England Patriots, Rob Ninkovich, believes things will be coming to an end this week. Ninkovich believes Brady could retire when the Buccaneers’ season is over.
Not only does Ninkovich believe Brady will retire, he believes that Sunday will be his last game. So, that means that Ninkovich is betting against his former teammate and believes the Rams will not only win the game but send Brady off into the sunset and retirement.
The Buccaneers will certainly have their hands full with the Rams this weekend, but it is hard to imagine Tom Brady retiring after the game if they lose. If anything, that would light a fire under him, motivating him to come back another season to try to knock off Los Angeles in 2022.