The 39-year-old’s current contract is through the 2019 season. It contains cap hits of $14 million in 2017 and $22 million for the next two seasons after that.
Brady has mentioned multiple times that he would like to play until his mid-40s, which is definitely a possibility due to his strict diet and incredible work ethic. Football is a way of life for the QB, and he went more in depth in an interview with Peter King of MMQB.com on Sunday.
“I’d like to play until my mid-40s,” Brady said, “Then I’ll make a decision. If I’m still feeling like I’m feeling today, who knows? Now, those things can always change. You do need long-term goals too. I know next year is not going to be my last year.”
“Football to me is more than just a sport. It has become my life. Every choice that I make – what I have for breakfast, how I work out, all of those things. I love the game. I love playing.”