Aaron Rodgers might stay a Packer, in any case.
The star quarterback “has indicated to individuals near him that he does plan to play for GB this season,” NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Monday, and the “expectation” is that may occur.
Rodgers, 37, initially knowledgeable members of the organization that he wanted out in April, and the connection was regarded as strained past restore. Rodgers skipped each necessary minicamp and OTAs.
The discontent is believed to stem from the Packers selecting Rodgers’ would-be successor, Jordan Love, within the first spherical of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Final week, Rodgers reportedly declined a two-year contract extension that might have made him the highest-paid participant in all of soccer, eclipsing Patrick Mahomes’ $45 million per yr. Rodgers at present is in center of four-year, $134 million contract with $98.7 million assured.
However for now, with the primary follow of coaching camp slated for Wednesday, the saga appears to be nearing a conclusion.
“We would like him again, we’re dedicated to him for 2021 and past,” Packers president Mark Murphy mentioned on Monday on the franchise’s annual shareholders assembly. “He’s our chief and we’re trying ahead to profitable one other Tremendous Bowl.”
Added Packers GM Brian Gutekunst, whom Rodgers reportedly mocked in a comparison to ex-Bulls GM Jerry Krause: “We’ve been working tirelessly with Aaron and his representatives to resolve the problems (Rodgers has raised), and we’re longing for a constructive decision.”
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