Danica Patrick confirms she is dating Packers QB Rodgers

Danica Patrick on Monday confirmed the rumors that had been swirling for weeks - she is dating Aaron Rodgers.

The famed auto racer told The Associated Press, "Yes, Aaron and I are dating." The two met at the 2012 ESPYs, Patrick told The AP. She is an avid Bears fan but said, "Now I'm going to cheer for them."

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Both athletes are coming off a very bumpy 2017.

Patrick lost her ride with Stewart-Haas Racing and couldn't find another sponsor or owner to give her a deal. She has said she plans to race in both the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500 this year.

As for the Green Bay quarterback, he suffered a broken collarbone on Oct. 15 and missed the next two months. He returned to the Packers for their Week 15 game against the Carolina Panthers but threw three interceptions in a 31-24 loss and was shut down for the season.

Earlier in the year, Rodgers broke up with actress Olivia Munn after a three-year relationship.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 13: Actress Olivia Munn and NFL player Aaron Rodgers arrive at The 2016 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 13: Actress Olivia Munn and NFL player Aaron Rodgers arrive at The 2016 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 26: Actress Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers watch the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament West Regional Final at Honda Center on March 26, 2016 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers arrives at the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers attend the 88th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball at The Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, California, on February 28, 2016. / AFP / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 06: NFL player Aaron Rodgers (L) and actress Olivia Munn attend the DirecTV and Pepsi Super Saturday Night featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers at Pier 70 on February 6, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images for DirecTV)
Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn arrive at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 5, 2015 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 06: NFL player Aaron Rodgers (L) and actress Olivia Munn attend the DirecTV Super Saturday Night at Pier 70 on February 6, 2016 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Professional football player Aaron Rodgers (L) and actress Olivia Munn attends the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 21: Dax Sheppard, Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers attend the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach on February 21, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 31: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn attend the 2015 NFL Honors at Phoenix Convention Center on January 31, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 21: Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers poses with actress Olivia Munn with FIJI Water during the 30th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach on February 21, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for FIJI Water)
PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 31: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and actress Olivia Munn attend the 2015 NFL Honors at Phoenix Convention Center on January 31, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn are seen in Los Angeles on February 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (L) and actress Olivia Munn attend the Grey Goose host Still Alice and Killer Film cocktail reception at Sunset Tower on February 20, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Getty Images for Grey Goose Vodka)
PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 31: (L-R) Model Chrissy Teigen, recording artist John Legend, NFL player Aaron Rodgers, and actress Olivia Munn attend the 4th Annual NFL Honors at Phoenix Convention Center on January 31, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Actress Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers are seen on June 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by NCP/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers are seen in Chelsea June 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 06: NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers (L) and actress Olivia Munn speak onstage during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn attend the 'Deliver Us From Evil' screening after party hosted by Screen Gems & Jerry Bruckheimer Films with The Cinema Society at The Skylark on June 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
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