As the saying goes, no news is good news. In this case, no news is no news.
Aaron Rodgers missed the Packers’ mandatory minicamp amid his feud with Green Bay, and it doesn’t look like there’s an end in sight. Fox Sports ‘Jay Glazer offered an update on Wednesday that isn’t particularly encouraging for Rodgers’ long-term future with the team.
Glazer reports that Rodgers still, absolutely, vehemently wants to leave Green Bay – which means it looks like potential contract extension talks may be on hold for now – and business talks for MVP QB no. ‘have not gone beyond a phone call:
“I know he still wants to go out. No doubt about it. Absolutely,” Glazer reports. “He still wants to go out. Of course he still wants to go out. They didn’t suddenly insult him and say, ‘OK, now it’s settled.'”
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Glazer also said the teams are still interested in trading for Rodgers. In fact, Glazer adds that teams have been calling since the 2020 NFL Draft to inquire about Rodgers’ availability, with calls even being made during the 2020 trade deadline.
“There are a few teams interested. But it didn’t even go that far because every time someone called the Packers it was immediately shut down,” said Glazer.
While some speculation has fueled that Rodgers and the Packers front office may be working on the details of a new contract that will keep him at Green Bay until the end of his career, there have been no concrete reports. on entering into a new agreement.
Instead, Packers president Mark Murphy recently called Rodgers a “complicated guy,” further confusing the waters of what exactly goes on behind closed doors between the player and the team.
The saga continues …