Aaron Rodgers talk he doesn’t need ‘a Goodbye Visit’ during what might be last season with the Packers
Aaron Rodgers will get suiting for the Green Bay Packers this coming season, which might be the most amazing result of this offseason adventure. After months where maybe he made light of his keep going for the organization, the NFL’s reigning MVP had the option to meet up with the Packers to resolve a street for him to play for Green Bay in 2021. While that might have gotten Rodgers for the quick, anything past this year remains – as he once portrayed – a “beautiful mystery.”
The restructured contract that was agreed upon to repair the fence with Rodgers permits him the chance to leave the association following this year. Given that the club has Jordan Love standing ready behind Rodgers, this has every one of the makings of a “last dance” for the star quarterback in Green Bay. In spite of that, Rodgers made it clear on Wednesday that he doesn’t need his potential departure to spill into a season-long farewell.
“I don’t want a farewell tour,” said Rodgers, via ESPN. “I don’t know what’s going to happen after the season, but I’m going to enjoy it with the right perspective, for sure, and not look at it as I’m getting through this. I’m going to enjoy the hell out of all of it.”
Really, Rodgers’ attitude heading into the 2021 season may not be really unique in relation to how he was thinking in 2020. In the repercussions of the Packers drafting Love in the first round, Rodgers conceded that he felt on occasion that last year would be his last season with Green Bay, regardless in the event that he proceeded to win class MVP or not.
“The reason I approached it like that is I just knew when the pick was made that the clock had started, for sure,” Rodgers said. “Also, I thought except if there was something in the season that truly caused me to feel like I will be here past 2021 that possibly this would be my last year. I would not like to be going into a year with some kind of … as a stand-in, similar to I said. I didn’t imagine that was reasonable for what I achieved and what I intend to this group, and nothing truly changed in such manner. I went into the offseason, that [it] might have been it.
“I’m glad that I enjoyed every moment, I’m glad that I led exactly the way I wanted to lead and looked for those conversations with certain guys that needed a pick-me-up at different times. I took the headphones off and enjoyed the surroundings and the road trips and the time with the guys. Yeah, it’s a good template, for sure.”
The Packers are by and by situated to be a positioned part in 2021. At Caesars Sportsbook, Green Bay is tied for the fourth-best chances to win Super Bowl LVI. In case they can at last advancement the roof in the ceiling of falling in the NFC Championship for as long as two years and win a second title under Rodgers, that would be a remarkable method to end this noteworthy time if this really ends up end of the road.