Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stated Wednesday if the likelihood arose the place the group wished to play the youthful guys for the remainder of the season, he would strategy the situation with an “open thoughts.”
Rodgers, with the potential of retirement looming, suffered a thumb damage earlier within the season and missed the remainder of Sunday’s sport after a rib damage. Packers QB Jordan Love almost led the comeback in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles, however finally misplaced because the Packers dropped to 4-8 with the loss.
“I’d love to complete the season out, however I perceive it is a enterprise,” Rodgers stated, through Pro Football Talk. “There’s lots of us sort of older guys who play an honest quantity, who they may wish to see some youthful guys play. Hopefully, we don’t must have that dialog.
“But if that dialog comes up, you understand, I’ll strategy that with an open thoughts, and with none bitterness or resentment. Obviously, like I stated, I wish to win out after which we don’t must have these conversations. But, you understand, I perceive if we don’t, that it’s a chance to have that dialog.”
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Love has solely gotten minimal taking part in time to see what he may do. He has appeared in 9 whole video games, thrown for 597 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions. His lone begin got here in opposition to the Kansas City Chiefs in 2021, when Rodgers handled COVID and was compelled to sit down.
Rodgers was requested whether or not it could be useful for him to sit down the remainder of the season to arrange for 2023.
“I imply, that is an assumption that this place will not look any totally different subsequent 12 months. Again, that is a part of the dialog,” he stated, through ESPN.
Rodgers has not stated whether or not he’ll return, but when he does, he’ll reportedly earn $59.5 million.