Despite Aaron Rodgers telling the Green Bay Packers he no longer wants to play in Green Bay, the Packers are at least saying that they believe Rodgers will be barking out signals at Lambeau Field in 2021.
Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst delivered that message to reporters following day one of the NFL Draft on Thursday night.
Earlier in the day, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Rodgers had become so disgruntled with the team that he wanted out.
The 37-year-old quarterback, coming off his third NFL MVP honor, is under contract through the 2023 season. But he has no more guaranteed money left on his deal.
ESPN reported that Gutekunst, Packers coach Matt LaFleur and team president Mark Murphy each met with Rodgers on separate occasions during the offseason and according to the NFL Network, Rodgers had his agent (David Dunn) recently fly to Green Bay for several days of meetings about the situation. [Read more…]