It will be the third time Brady has faced Rodgers since signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with the Bucs beating the Green Bay Packers in the teams’ two previous meetings — including in the 2021 NFC Championship.
“I love watching him play, and he’s also from California, so I feel like we’ve always had a little bit of a connection.
“He’s an old man now. He’s been a great player in one place for a long time. Of course there are some challenges with him, but he’s handled them well and done a great job, leading the team. K. They’ve won. A lot of games since he’s been there.”
Brady’s Tampa Bay is 2-0 on the season, thanks in large part to the team’s stout defense, which posted wins over the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints to open the 2022 NFL season.
Although results have gone his way, Brady has indicated he is “closer to the end” of his NFL career having returned from retirement earlier this year.
Earlier this week, Brady also revealed that he had given his seven Super Bowl championship rings — six of which he won with the New England Patriots — to a friend who will give him the 2022 World Cup. Duran was arranging to display it in a museum in Qatar. Cup
Brady said ‘Let’s go!’ podcast on Monday, “I gave them. [the seven rings] To a friend of mine who sent them so he could enjoy them in a museum in Qatar. Fans and tourists will be able to enjoy them during the World Cup.
Asked more about it on Thursday, Brady told reporters: “I visited Qatar twice and really enjoyed it. There’s a great sports museum there.
“I wanted to allow a lot of people to be able to come in and see American football and the impact it has on our lives and what a great game it is. I thought it would be a really cool thing to play for.” “