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Unless they meet in the Super Bowl or the NFL changes its scheduling format, the next time the Patriots and Packers will play each other will be in 2022.
And, despite it being a foregone conclusion that last Sunday’s matchup would be their last, Tom Brady said he “fully intends” to face Aaron Rodgers in that game.
Were that to happen, Brady would be 45 and Rodgers would be 38.
In the past, both quarterbacks have said they’d like to play into their 40s and, now age 41, Brady has already done it.
For Rodgers to make it that far, he’ll have to cut down on the number of hits he takes, something Brady has certainly done during the latter half of his career.
“We’re not the type of team that buys into hype. And so we didn’t really take the Aaron Rodgers versus Tom Brady thing too seriously,” a veteran Patriot told ProFootballTalk after the game. “But as the week went on, and the game began to grow, I have to admit we felt it. We started to realize: This is the Rolling Stones and the Beatles meeting. Mick Jagger and John Lennon. It’s not gonna happen again, ever.”
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