She told the AP the two first met at the 2012 ESPY Awards and that despite her allegiance to the Bears, “I told him a long time ago I’d always root for him as a player.
“Now I am probably going to cheer for the whole team,” she added.
Patrick in late November ended a five-year relationship with fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Patrick and Rodgers have been linked romantically since the start of the new year, right before Patrick began promoting her new fitness book.
Patrick slowly transitioned from open-wheel racing to stock cars at the turn of the decade, moving to NASCAR competition full-time in 2012.
Meanwhile, Aaron Rodgers famously dated actor Olivia Munn for three years.
"Take out the word 'probably.' Now I'm going to cheer for the whole team."Patrick is set to retire from racing after competing in the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500 in 2018.
Rodgers is coming off an injury-marred season in which he played just seven games.
(Patrick grew up in a working-class suburb in the Midwest, while Rodgers hails from a tight-knit family in Chico, California).
They are also both open about their religious beliefs.
Patrick competed full-time in NASCAR's Cup Series from 2013 to 2017.