The New York Jets and Inexperienced Bay Packers should not near agreeing on a commerce for 10-time Professional Bowl quarterback Aaron Rodgers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reviews.
The holdup within the deal entails the Packers’ stance on acceptable compensation for his or her longtime signal-caller, Schefter provides.
Rodgers introduced Wednesday he intends to play for the Jets in 2023 and that the 2 groups have been engaged on a commerce.
The 39-year-old’s future has been the subject of the offseason. He stated Wednesday the Packers informed him after the 2022 marketing campaign that they wished him to complete his profession with the group, however he felt their emotions modified as soon as he got here out of a darkness retreat in February.
“Once I got here out of the darkness, one thing modified,” Rodgers stated. “I am going again to my telephone after 5 days off of it … I spotted that there had been a bit little bit of a shift. And I heard from a number of those that I belief across the league, gamers principally, that there (was) some buying happening, that (the Packers) have been truly excited by shifting me.”
He added: “The info are, they wish to transfer on, and now, so do I.”
Rodgers additionally admitted he felt “90 p.c” positive he would retire earlier than coming into the darkness retreat.
The Jets have been in sizzling pursuit of Rodgers, with members of the entrance workplace and training workers flying out to see him final week. A transfer to New York would reunite Rodgers with former Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett.
New York at present solely has two quarterbacks on the roster: former No. 2 total choose Zach Wilson and Chris Streveler.
Rodgers has spent his whole 18-year profession with the Packers. He started his NFL profession as a backup for franchise nice Brett Favre earlier than taking on and authoring a embellished resume that features 4 MVP awards and one Tremendous Bowl championship.
Favre additionally went on to play for the Jets after Rodgers succeeded him in 2008. Jordan Love is ready to grow to be Inexperienced Bay’s beginning quarterback if the crew offers Rodgers to New York.
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