Aaron Rodgers says he routinely thinks about retirement and can 'definitely see the end coming'

After sinking a clutch birdie putt to win the sixth installment of Capital One’sThe Match” 골프 행사, Rodgers, 톰 브래디, Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen sat down with TNT’s Ernie Johnson to discuss a myriad of topics, including retirement.

I think about it [retirement] all the time,” Rodgers told Johnson during theQB Talksegment after the match, via AtoZ Sports. “When you commit, you’re 100%. But the older you get, the interests change, and the grind, 나는 생각한다, wears on you a little more.

1 월 2, 2022; 그린 베이, 위스콘신, 미국; 그린 베이 패커스의 쿼터백 아론 로저스 (12) warms up before game against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field.

1 월 2, 2022; 그린 베이, 위스콘신, 미국; 그린 베이 패커스의 쿼터백 아론 로저스 (12) warms up before game against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field. (Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports)

The football part is the easy part,” Rodgers added. “That’s the joy. It’s the other stuff that wears on you and makes you think about life after football. 나사 돌리개 [브래디] obviously set the bar so high with playing so many years, but I can definitely see the end coming.

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Last season, Rodgers led Green Bay to a 13-4 기록, which came with their third consecutive NFC North division crown but an early playoff exit, losing to the San Francisco 49ers in the divisional round.

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers acknowledges the crowd after an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, 1 월. 2, 2022, 그린 베이, Wis.

그린 베이 패커’ Aaron Rodgers acknowledges the crowd after an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, 1 월. 2, 2022, 그린 베이, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rodgers, a 10-time Pro Bowler, four-time All-Pro, and Super Bowl champion, picked up his second consecutive NFL MVP award, his fourth total. He racked up 4,115 지나가는 야드와 37 touchdown passes with only four interceptions thrown.

TOM BRADY EXPLAINS DECISION TO E OUT OF RETIREMENT

With the early playoff exit, the rumors began to swirl around his future. The NFL Network reported Rodgers considered retiring altogether and even requesting a trade to the Denver Broncos but neither came to fruition.

지난 4 월, Rodgers admitted on the 팻 맥아피 쇼 that the decision by Green Bay to trade star wide receiver Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders “놀란” 그를.

Green Bay Packers' Davante Adams celebrates his touchdown reception with Aaron Rodgers during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Saturday, 12 월. 25, 2021, 그린 베이, Wis.

그린 베이 패커’ Davante Adams celebrates his touchdown reception with Aaron Rodgers during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Saturday, 12 월. 25, 2021, 그린 베이, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rodgers, 누가 돌아 39 취업 비자 확보에 도움, re-signed with the Packers in March, agreeing to a three-year, $ 150.8 백만 거래. 며칠 후, 그린 베이 sent Adams to the Raiders.

“명백하게, when I made my decision, I was still thinking he was gonna come back,” Rodgers admitted. “알 잖아, I was very honest with him about my plans and my future and where I, 알 잖아, saw my career going as far as how many years I wanted to play. But I felt like he was gonna be back. Did not see it turn out that way.

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