Friday will mark one month since Aaron Rodgers emerged from his darkness retreat and informed the world he wished a unique employer. His look on the Pat McAfee Present can be 4 weeks previous on Wednesday and we’ve seen no progress on a deal between the Jets and Packers in any respect. I get it, simply because the general public doesn’t know the plan doesn’t imply there isn’t one, positive. However what wouldn’t get leaked at this level? Or wouldn’t Rodgers overtly discuss it with one in all his buddies for the world to see?
So now the query is what the heck is taking either side so lengthy to finish this deal? It must be easy. Rodgers doesn’t wish to play in Inexperienced Bay. He’d relatively go to East Rutherford, New Jersey as a result of every little thing smells, not simply cheeseheads. Each groups want to regulate rosters across the loss or achieve of the 39-year-old airhead. Inexperienced Bay would begin its journey to hopefully discover a third straight long-term starter that endears himself to followers and then turns into a lunatic. The Jets would hope Rodgers and his love for Ayahuasca leads them again to the postseason. However for the previous 4 weeks, and doubtless longer privately, the groups have made no tangible progress.
Packers president Mark Murphy talked in regards to the state of affairs in Inexperienced Bay on Tuesday and stated talks had been ongoing and he couldn’t say greater than that. Though there isn’t a deadline to finish the deal, either side need to know if it doesn’t get achieved by the start of subsequent week’s NFL Draft, it severely hampers either side. Jordan Love seems to be the inheritor obvious in Inexperienced Bay and choosing an offensive lineman or tight finish appears to be like to be within the staff’s greatest curiosity at No. 15, with each Christian Watson and Romeo Doubs panning out to date. The Jets even have the No. 13 and Packers basic supervisor Brian Gutekunst has stated the staff isn’t demanding that choose from New York to amass Rodgers, though that little question would make issues simpler between the edges.
Oddly sufficient, Murphy’s first offseason as Packers president was in 2008, when the staff switched from Brett Favre to Rodgers because the staff’s starter. Favre additionally wished to see how inexperienced the grass was in East Rutherford. Now Rodgers, after who is aware of what number of extra darkness retreats, nonetheless desires to do the identical. Because the Rodgers-to-Jersey-suburbs watch reaches day No. 29 on Wednesday, let’s simply finish this ordeal. Then we will all do one thing higher than be on Rodgers watch, like scrapbooking. Oh, how am I kidding? I need this to be over so we will discuss no matter mess Rodgers makes together with his new buddies.