Packers’ Aaron Rodgers says he needs to play for Jets in 2023
Aaron Rodgers has made his choice.
He needs to play for the New York Jets in 2023.
“Since Friday I made it clear my intention was to play and my intention was to play for the New York Jets,” the longtime Green Bay Packers quarterback said Wednesday on “The Pat McAfee Show.”
Rodgers stated the deal isn’t executed but as a result of the groups are nonetheless understanding the commerce particulars.
“I haven’t been holding anything up at this point, it’s been compensation that the Packers are trying to get for me and kind of digging their heals in,” he stated.
Shortly after the interview, the Jets’ verified Twitter account tweeted a number of eyeball emojis and tagged the McAfee present.
Rodgers gained 4 NFL MVP awards and one Super Bowl throughout his 18 seasons in Green Bay. His fast future within the league has been unclear this offseason, with retirement, returning to the Packers and being traded to a different workforce all seemingly on the desk.
The future Hall of Famer contemplated that future throughout a four-day darkness retreat. He confirmed he met with members of the Jets group final week.
“I think it is interesting at this point to step back and look at the whole picture, my side — love and appreciation, gratitude for everything that Green Bay has done for me. Just so much love and gratitude and heart open for the Packer fans and what it meant to be their quarterback. And also the reality of the situation. It is what it is — the Packers would like to move on.”