Packers: 3 accusations from Aaron Rodgers tell-all interview
Aaron Rodgers bought down and soiled about his closing years as a Packer, revealing some jaw-dropping anecdotes about his relationship with Brian Gutekunst and Jordan Love.
The wedding of Aaron Rodgers and Inexperienced Bay was a good looking one — till it wasn’t. Rodgers spent 18 years within the Packers group, the final three of which had been embroiled in additional drama and controversy than beforehand thought.
The brand new Jets quarterback determined now was time as any to drop the hammer on his time with the Green Bay Packers, the one dwelling he’s ever recognized, and he spilled the tea to not long-time buddy Pat McAfee, however The Athletic as a substitute. Rodgers telling his story to a longtime supply? That’s a primary.
In Rodgers’ tell-all interview, he discusses every part from his relationship with Jordan Like to his fractured dynamic with normal supervisor Brian Gutekunst. Oh, and he makes some indignant accusations alongside the way in which.
Listed below are the three greatest takeaways from Rodgers’ vitriol-laced dialogue:
3. Aaron Rodgers’ relationship with Jordan Love was not as amicable because it appeared
Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre had been not associates from the get-go. That a lot was well-known.
Rodgers’ relationship with Jordan Love appeared pleasant on the surface, however there was extra hiding beneath the floor.
Was Rodgers content material to mentor Love? Positive. Was Rodgers pleased about Packers selecting Love within the first place? Not a lot.
When the Packers drafted Jordan Love within the first spherical in 2020, Rodgers was greatly surprised. Instantly after Inexperienced Bay’s resolution, Rodgers poured himself a glass of tequila and “waited for any individual to name me.”
Inexperienced Bay knew Rodgers wouldn’t be pleased with the choose and did it anyway, and that choice was in some methods “the tipping level within the practically two-decade-long marriage between Rodgers and the Packers.” Rodgers advised The Athletic that after the Packers drafted Love, he figured he’d solely have one or two extra years left with the franchise.
The whole lot Rodgers has mentioned about his relationship with Love appeared to recommend the veteran didn’t thoughts his mentorship function, and Love himself has additionally doubled down on his reward of Rodgers being a mannequin teammate.
However the authentic reality of the matter is that Rodgers was slapped within the face by the Packers’ 2020 draft choices, and he might have by no means recovered.