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New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers is seemingly close to retirement.

But how close seems to be shifting. He recently cast some light on the topic.

Aaron Rodgers – Hold The Phone On Retirement

“After missing most of the 2023 season due to injury, Aaron Rodgers has already made it pretty clear that he plans to be back on the field in 2024,” CBS News reports.

“So what’s his plan after the upcoming season? If Rodgers get his way, it sounds like he’s going to stick around with the New York Jets for a few more seasons,” the column adds. “The four-time MVP is now hoping to follow in Tom Brady’s footsteps and possibly play until his mid-40s.”

Aaron Rodgers dropped a bombshell during a riveting conversation with Eddie Bravo on the “Look Into It Podcast.” During the conversation, the former Packers QB revealed his new retirement timeline. The topic arose as they discussed the status of Rodgers’ injured Achilles and its impact on his future in the NFL.

“I got back on the practice field late in the season and couldn’t get to a top speed sprinting, but really been in a good place rehab-wise, from the start, and feeling really good,” Rodgers said before adding this noteworthy comment.

“I’m hopeful I can play two or three or four more years, but you need to have some good fortune in there too.”

CBS notes that before this interview, Rodgers had suggested his goal was to play two more seasons in the league. Gunning for four means he’d be 44 at the end of the 2027 season.

No One Can Predict How Long Rodgers Will Last

“With the 40-year-old coming off a season where he tore his Achilles, no one can predict how Rodgers will play going forward,” CBS added.

“There’s no guarantee he’ll return to his MVP form, but if he does, then the Jets will have a serious chance to end their 13-year drought without a playoff appearance, which is not only the longest active drought in the NFL, but the longest in the four major North American sports leagues.”

How long Aaron Rodgers lasts is anyone’s guess. But it’s clear he’s not ready to throw in the towel anytime soon.

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