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Brady, Patriots agree two-year extension

2016-03-01 16:15
Tom Brady (File)

New York - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have agreed a two-year contract extension which will see the quarterback remain with the National Football League giants through to the end of the 2019 season, ESPN reported on Monday.

The four-time Super Bowl champion, who has two years left on his remaining deal, will be 42 when his contract finally ends.

Brady, who turns 39 in August, has always insisted he could play deep into his 40s.

"I'd like to play a long time, yeah, a long time," Brady said last year. 

"There's a lot that goes into playing well. I've played with a lot of great teammates. But I want to play for a long time, maybe 10 more years. I think that's probably what my goal is.

"Well, it's not always up to me. That's what my goals are, so that's just what I'm hoping. And it will take a lot to achieve that. Obviously a team has to want you, but I think that's ... you know, I love playing this sport. 

"I love making a commitment to my teammates and my coaches, and hopefully I can do it for a long time."

Brady's great rival Peyton Manning became the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl earlier this month when he hoisted the Vince Lombardi trophy at the age of 39 after the Denver Broncos upset the Carolina Panthers.

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