The Pat McAfee Present
Aaron Rodgers simply admitted he needs to be a New York Jet in 2023 … saying it is clear to him the Inexperienced Bay Packers not need him.
The star quarterback broke every part down about his present state of affairs on The Pat McAfee Present on Wednesday afternoon — saying as of final Friday, he had determined to not retire … and his intention is to now “play for the New York Jets.”
He added that following conversations with Inexperienced Bay execs, he believed the Packers “wish to transfer on” as properly.
Rodgers mentioned he is not the one holding up an official Inexperienced Bay to NY commerce from going via — saying it is the Packers who're those stopping a deal. He defined … his former workforce continues to be making an attempt to work out compensation for the QB.
The 39-year-old mentioned he harbors no unwell will towards his former workforce for the best way it is all happening now … however he did say he wished the Packers had been extra trustworthy with him following the season.
He informed McAfee that, initially, Inexperienced Bay brass had mentioned “take so long as you need” … and “if you wish to come again and play, the door is huge open.”
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However, Rodgers — who admitted he had critically thought-about retiring (“90 %,” he referred to as it) previous to his darkness retreat in late February — mentioned issues modified when he returned from isolation.
“A number of those who I belief across the league mentioned that there was some procuring happening,” Rodgers mentioned. “[The Packers] had been fascinated by shifting me.”
He added, “They're prepared to maneuver on with Jordan [Love]. That is superior. Jordan goes to be an excellent participant, he is an excellent child.”
No phrase but on when a commerce will occur — however one factor is evident, it seems to be really a matter of “when” now … not “if.”
Rejoice, NY. Rejoice.