Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to play until he's 40 and beyond.
That's rare feat, but with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady having just turned 40 and showing no signs of slowing down it would be unwise to bet against Rodgers.
What will be his secret to such longevity? Yoga and a healthy diet, according to the quarterback himself. With mobility such an important part of his game, keeping his legs intact and strong will be crucial for Rodgers going forward.
Having the same head coach for all but one season of his career won't hurt either. Like Brady with Bill Belichick, Rodgers having Mike McCarthy with him his entire career will help keep things steady and consistent.
While the Green Bay duo hasn't reach the level of success of their New England counterparts, you know Rodgers and McCarthy want to add a fifth Lombardi Trophy to Lambeau Field. That's the only way the outside critics will be silenced.
More on this and others in today's cheese curds.
Monday Morning Quarteback: Aaron Rodgers Never Wants to Retire (and Jay Cutler changes his mind)--SI.com
MMQB's training camp tour rolled into Green Bay and Peter King got some interesting nuggets from Rodgers on his health and fitness routine and how he wants to play for maybe even up to TEN more years. Business will be good at Lambeau and the surrounding area as long as Rodgers is under center.
Mike McCarthy's Keys to Coaching Longevity--SI.com
Albert Breer looks at how McCarthy has survived 12 years in Green Bay. Despite many fans calling him stubborn, McCarthy knows creativity in creating a culture is key to sustaining success.
Richard Rodgers Hauls in the Play of Family Night--Packers.com
Don't forget Richard Rodgers after the Packers added Lance Kendricks and Martellus Bennett. He can still make a play.
Analysis: Packers rookies Kevin King, Josh Jones look the part early in camp--PackersNews.com
Speed and athelticism are the names of the game for the Packers' top two draft picks. That will come in handy when trying to improve the 26th ranked passing defense of a year ago.
Colin Kaepernick, Tim Tebow reportedly discussed by Dolphins before adding Jay Cutler--Bleacher Report
Kaepernick was the much better option as far as talent, but Cutler knows the offense. As for Tebow: WHY?!