Few football players have played at a high level beyond their 40th birthdays. Two currently are.
Tom Brady just concluded a season at the age of 42. As of today, Drew Brees is 41.
Brees had one of the best seasons of his career in 2019, despite missing five games with a thumb injury. He passed Peyton Manning as the all-time leader in passing touchdowns, with Tom Brady, who also passed Manning, not far behind.
Like Brady, Brees is due to become a free agent. First...