Aaron Rodgers adds another twist to the sudden Packers drama

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers tried to clarify his post-game comments on Sunday, in which he said his future at Green Bay was “uncertain.”

Appearing on «Pat McAfee Show» de SiriusXM, Rodgers was asked on Tuesday about widespread speculation about his position with the Packers based on what he said after his team’s NFC Championship loss 31-26 to the Buccaneers.

“I don’t think I said anything that I haven’t said before,” Rodgers said. “At the end of the day, my future is not in my control. I thought of Aaron Jones and Corey Linsley [both pending free agents]. I don’t see why I shouldn’t come back.

Rodgers added that he was still early in the Green Bay offseason and hinted that he would be on the squad this week.

“I don’t like to leave town and sayonara Green Bay,” Rodgers said. “There are conversations to be had. I’m going to have them with the right people but it’s the same conversation every year.

“There is not much, I will come to the table. I need this and that… We have honest conversations about where we were each year. ”

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Green Bay CEO Mark Murphy told WNFL’s “The 5th Quarter Show” on Monday that the organization was not “dumb”, referring to the idea that they would give up their shift. – franchise back. He later claimed Rodgers would be back and added “he’s our boss.”

Rodgers, who has three years left on a four-year, $ 134 million contract, would like a new contract.

Rodgers, 37, is the favorite to win the MVP title after posting a career-high 70.7 and 48 touchdown percentage this season and leading Green Bay to No. 1 in the NFC.

Speculation about Rodgers’ future at Green Bay initially took off during the 2020 NFL Draft, when the Packers traded in the first round to select Utah State quarterback Jordan Love, 26th. in total. Many then believed the writing was on the wall for Rodgers, who admitted he was not “thrilled” by the Packers’ choice of draft.



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