Aaron Rodgers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Aaron Rodgers’ Dad Tries to Explain Why ARod Hasn’t Spoke to Family in 3 Years

    New York Times "As flood advisories were issued here last Sunday, patrons at the End Zone Bar & Grill — who braved slick, debris-strewn roads to watch an N.F.L. playoff game together — had something more distressing on their minds. The bar’s big-screen TVs showed the Green Bay Packers’ offense, commanded by Aaron..." January 15

  • Aaron Rodgers consulted an astronaut on the physics of a Hail Mary

    SI "A crowd of reporters marches into the Packers locker room on Wednesday, armed with notepads, microphones and recorders. Most settle around the locker of Aaron Rodgers, the Packers’ cerebral quarterback, and while the questions vary slightly, one topic dominates all others. It’s not the Dallas..." January 14

  • Aaron Rodgers seems resigned to Jordy Nelson missing Sunday’s game

    Sportsnaut "It sure looks like the Green Bay Packers will have to win on the road in Dallas this upcoming Sunday without No. 1 receiver Jordy Nelson. Nelson suffered a significant rib injury in the team’s win over the New York Giants in the Wild Card round and did not return to the game. Nelson hasn’t..." January 12

  • Aaron Rodgers Is Still Aaron Rodgers

    The Ringer "For nearly a full year, Aaron Rodgers wasn’t himself. From Week 6 of the 2015 season to Week 6 this year, the two-time MVP missed way too many throws in what became a clunky, inefficient Packers offense. But the Rodgers of old — the championship-belt donning, gunslinging football magician with the..." January 05

  • Aaron Rodgers confident in Pack, but won't promise to 'run the table'

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers feels good about the Packers' chances in the playoffs, but does he feel run-the-table good? Even after six straight wins since Rodgers said the Packers could win out -- despite languishing at 4-6 and having lost four straight games at the time -- the two-time NFL MVP quarterback..." January 05

  • Steve Smith says one NFL quarterback is 'several steps above' Aaron Rodgers

    CBS Sports "Since the Baltimore Ravens didn't the make the playoffs in 2016, that means Steve Smith will be like most people in America this week: He'll be watching each postseason game from the comforts of his own home. However, unlike most people in America, Smith spent 16 years in the NFL, which means..." January 04

  • Aaron Rodgers’ prediction that Packers would ‘run the table’ has almost come true

    CBS Sports "When Aaron Rodgers made his "run the table" comment almost six weeks ago, many thought he was just saying it to give the rest of the Green Bay Packers confidence. That wasn't the case because the Packers have won their last five games and they are one win away from winning the NFC North. After..." December 30

  • Good to go: Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews off Packers' injury list

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers said he expected “to be closer to 100 percent” this week, and Clay Matthews sounded confident he could handle a bigger workload. It looks like the Green Bay Packers' two most important players were right. The Packers essentially removed both from the injury report on Friday,..." December 23

  • Rodgers listed as full participant Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "Things have been going well for the Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers lately, and that continued Wednesday when the team listed Rodgers as a full practice participant. The Packers are having a light practice week, but Rodgers being listed as a full participant is a sign he’s healthier — as..." December 21

  • Aaron Rodgers: I’ll be ‘closer to 100 percent’ for Vikings game

    Sportsnaut "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was clearly hobbled in Week 15’s win over the Chicago Bears. But he anticipates being ready to roll in Week 16’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. “I would assume, based on how I felt after the game, that I’ll be closer to 100 percent than I was in..." December 20

  • Packers' Aaron Rodgers: 'It'll be about pain management' vs. Bears

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers functioned just fine after he strained his right calf muscle early in last Sunday's win over the Seattle Seahawks, and the Green Bay Packers' ailing quarterback expects he'll do the same this Sunday in Chicago against the Bears. But he also knows he'll do it with some..." December 15

  • Aaron Rodgers, already nursing hamstring injury, hurts calf in win

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers now has an injured right calf to go along with his ailing left hamstring. And the former might have something to do with the latter. The Green Bay Packers quarterback said he hurt his lower right leg on the third play of Sunday's 38-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau..." December 12

  • Aaron Rodgers listed as questionable vs. Texans

    NFL.com "Aaron Rodgers is officially listed as questionable due to the hamstring injury he suffered in Monday's win. The Green Bay quarterback was a limited participant all week, but should play Sunday versus the Houston Texans, barring an unforeseen setback. Rodgers famously entered the Packers'..." December 02

  • Aaron Rodgers: I never lost faith in Davante Adams

    NFL.com "Davante Adams spent 2015 living out a nightmare. His horror show came in the form of running in quick sand and dropping seemingly everything tossed his way. The Green Bay Packers receiver awoke from the torment in 2016. With ankle troubles behind him, Adams is making the most of his..." December 01

  • Packers' McCarthy loves that Rodgers says team can win out despite rough stretch

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Two days after his quarterback said the Green Bay Packers could “run the table” in their final six games, Mike McCarthy wasn’t backing down. Aaron Rodgers said earlier this week he believes the Packers are good enough to win their remainingl six games. Not that anything different should be..." November 26

  • Aaron Rodgers: Packers, at 4-6, can close with 6 straight wins

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers ended his postgame news conference after Sunday night's loss at Washington by saying he is "very optimistic" the Green Bay Packers can still turn their season around. No one asked him why until three days later. When presented with the natural, albeit delayed, follow-up..." November 24

  • Aaron Rodgers Reportedly Stopped Speaking to His Parents and Brother 2 Years Ago

    Complex "Aaron Rodgers hasn't spoken to either of his parents or his brother Jordan since December 2014, according to a report released by Bleacher Report. This is not an entirely unexplored topic, as Jordan, who appeared on and eventually won the last season of The Bachelorette, discussed his..." November 19

  • Can Aaron Rodgers Be the Type of Leader the Packers Need?

    Bleacher Report "Roaring boos filled the house of Curly and Lombardi and Reggie and Favre on the night of November 6. Give your team's "owners" a diet of New Glarus Spotted Cow beer, bratwursts and abhorrent football, and of course they'll turn on you. It was a damning scene. Fans even booed their beloved CEO,..." November 18

  • Former teammate blasts ‘scared’ Aaron Rodgers who ‘wasn’t put on Earth to lead’

    Sportsnaut "The Green Bay Packers are in the middle of a painfully mediocre season, and Aaron Rodgers is the only player apparently keeping the franchise from sinking. Don’t let that fool you, warns former teammate Jermichael Finley, who has never been shy about blasting the quarterback and who did so again..." November 18

  • Rodney Harrison, Tony Dungy have some advice for Aaron Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "Well, at least I’m not the only NBC employee who has made the list. On Thursday’s edition of Football Night in Carolina on NBC and NFL Network, Hall of Fame head coach Tony Dungy and two-time Super Bowl-winning safety Rodney Harrison offered their assessment of Packers quarterback Aaron..." November 18

  • Aaron Rodgers defends Mike McCarthy

    Packers.com "Quarterback Aaron Rodgers came to a strong defense of his head coach on Wednesday, answering a query about the outside media criticism of Mike McCarthy and those questioning his job status with the Packers in the midst of a three-game losing streak. “I think it’s ridiculous,” Rodgers said. “I..." November 16

  • Norman compares Rodgers to 'Gandalf the White'

    NFL.com "The Green Bay Packers have faltered the past month, going 1-3 to fall a game behind in the NFC North race. Despite the team's struggles, Washington Redskins corner Josh Norman doesn't see the powers of Aaron Rodgers diminishing. "That is pretty much Gandalf the White over there. That's a..." November 16

  • Aaron Rodgers: The urgency’s got to pick up

    Packers News "It was the day the defense died. It might have been the beginning of the end for the Green Bay Packers’ season, too Welcome, Packers, to the former world of the Tennessee Titans, a forlorn franchise with a 5-27 record the past two seasons. When these teams last met, at Lambeau Field four years..." November 14

  • Aaron Rodgers grateful for write-in votes, even if he trails Harambe

    Pro Football Talk "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a pretty popular guy in Wisconsin, and even got some write-in votes for president. Of course, he still trails another guy with his own NFL jersey in the polls. “I just want to thank all the voters out there who did vote for me,” Rodgers said, via Ryan Wood..." November 10

  • Brett Favre calls out Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy after Packers' loss

    CBS Sports "After Green Bay lost to Indianapolis 31-26 on Sunday, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers called out his teammates for not playing with enough energy. That may be Rodgers' way of fixing things during a team slump, but that's not what Brett Favre would do. During an interview on the SiriusXM NFL..." November 09

  • QB Aaron Rodgers: Packers' energy level 'wasn't where it needed to be'

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers didn't like the vibe from his team on Sunday, and the Green Bay Packers quarterback delivered that message loud and clear after their third loss in the past four games. Rodgers said his team had "uncharacteristically low energy for whatever reason" in the 31-26 loss to the..." November 07

  • Aaron Rodgers tells different story of initial Brett Favre meeting

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers doesn't deny that he called Brett Favre "Grandpa" at some point during their three years together in Green Bay. But contrary to an excerpt published from the recently released book "Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre," Rodgers said that was not..." October 27

  • Aaron Rodgers’ Teammates Joked About Him Being Gay Early in His Career

    Terez Owens "An excerpt about the Favre-Rodgers relationship from the book “Gunslinger:The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre,” by Jeff Pearlman contains this anecdote:”“Rodgers was the butt of jokes — some that he heard, many that he did not. A rumor circulated around the locker room that he..." October 22

  • Greg Jennings points to sensitivity, arrogance of Aaron Rodgers

    Pro Football Talk "The quarterback who is so sensitive that he’s even sensitive about being called sensitive has something else to be sensitive about. Former teammate Greg Jennings, appearing earlier this week on Colin Cowherd’s show, has attributed the struggles of the team’s quarterback to his sensitivity and..." October 20

  • Are Packers to blame for Aaron Rodgers' struggles?

    Fox Sports "Aaron Rodgers' struggles have plenty of people perplexed. Rodgers says "I'm just a little bit off", but the star QB has gone from MVP to MIA, and FS1's Nick Wright is among the many asking "What happened to Aaron Rodgers?" Former Green Bay Packers receiver Greg Jennings told Jason Whitlock..." October 19

  • Aaron Rodgers: I’m just a little bit off

    Pro Football Talk "Through six games this season, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is posting career lows in completion percentage, yards per attempt and quarterback rating. He wasn’t too much better down the stretch last season and the extended drop in his performance has led to plenty of thoughts about what..." October 18

  • Aaron Rodgers says his response to Pack's loss will include scotch, film

    ESPN "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had a two-part plan to deal with the Pack's loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. "Have a glass of scotch and chill out a little bit [and] watch the film," Rodgers said after the Packers' 30-16 loss at Lambeau Field. "I'm my biggest critic, and I look at this..." October 17

  • Rodgers not worried about Packers' passing game

    ESPN "Then, a pause, before pivoting the conversation. “I missed some passes. Those guys shouldn’t be worried about me, either,” Rodgers continued. “We’re going to get better. We’re not going to have inconsistent performances like that.” It wasn’t quite R-E-L-A-X, but the message was clear: While..." October 15

  • Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers and the birth of a strained relationship

    Bleacher Report "Throughout Brett Favre's 13 seasons in Green Bay, an endless stream of quarterbacks had come and gone. Once, when Mark Brunell rose from the bench in 1994, there was a (relatively slim) possibility of Favre being replaced. Otherwise, every signal caller brought to town was there solely to provide..." October 14

  • Aaron Rodgers surprises fan on 'Ellen' who gave kidney to 4-year-old student

    Packers.com "Packers QB Aaron Rodgers made a surprise appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' TV show on Monday. In a pre-taped video message, Rodgers surprised a teacher from Madison, Wis., who is donating a kidney to her 4-year-old student." October 12

  • McCarthy: Never trusted QB more than Rodgers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Aaron Rodgers’ struggles over the past year, lowlighted with one of the worst games of his career Sunday night in Minnesota, haven’t affected coach Mike McCarthy’s trust in his two-time MVP quarterback. Rodgers, the NFL’s all-time leader in passer rating, hasn’t reached the 100-point mark in 14..." September 22

  • Jalen Ramsey on facing Aaron Rodgers: 'Throw my way if you want to'

    ESPN "It doesn't matter to Jacksonville Jaguars rookie cornerback Jalen Ramsey that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a five-time Pro Bowler, two-time MVP, and probably headed to the Hall of Fame. Nor that Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb are one of the top receiver duos in the league, even..." September 09

  • Aaron Rodgers looking for WRs he can trust

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Aaron Rodgers would have a hard time throwing a paper airplane in the Green Bay Packers’ locker room and not hitting a wide receiver. There are nine of them scattered around and a 10th may be added later this week to the practice squad, so accuracy is not necessary. Throw up a Hail Mary and it..." September 07

  • Aaron Rodgers on NFL player discipline: ‘It has to change’

    Sportsnaut "If he’s still playing in 2021, Aaron Rodgers wants to be a part of the next collective bargaining negotiations. The Green Bay Packers quarterback made it clear that the absolute power of commissioner Roger Goodell is not something that can continue. “It has to change,” Rodgers said, on “The..." September 01

  • Rodgers willing to take on key role in next CBA negotiations

    The Big Lead "Aaron Rodgers appeared on “The Business of Sports” podcast with Andrew Brandt (h/t: Aaron Nagler). He provided some interesting thoughts on what is going on with Kaepernick, as well as his thoughts on player discipline and what needs to change. After giving some cogent thoughts on what the..." September 01

  • Rodgers, Cook find timing

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "New tight end Jared Cook missed valuable practice work with Aaron Rodgers because of the foot surgery that sidelined him during OTAs and the first two weeks of training camp. Even this week, the starters were playing scout team, so they ran Kansas City’s offense, not their own. Still, Rodgers and..." August 31

  • Jared Cook Establishing Rapport With Aaron Rodgers

    Real GM Football "Jared Cook is quickly establishing a rapport with Aaron Rodgers in his first season with the Green Bay Packers. “I think he’s going to be a good part of our offense,” Rodgers said. “He made a lot of plays out there. Did a good job on the basic route on third down that I hit him on, made some..." August 27

  • Packers seem ready to get Aaron Rodgers on the field

    Fox Sports "Spotting Aaron Rodgers in the preseason is getting more difficult every year, but it sounds like the Green Bay Packers are just about ready to give fans their only glimpse of the two-time league MVP in Friday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Rodgers was never going to play in the..." August 23

  • Jordy Nelson, Aaron Rodgers to focus on individual work

    ESPN "Even if Jordy Nelson doesn’t play in the final two preseason games of the season -- and that’s entirely possible considering his first practice of training camp will come on Monday -- the Green Bay Packers plan to give the Pro Bowl wide receiver plenty of work with quarterback Aaron..." August 20

  • Aaron Rodgers has harsh words for NFL, says league tries to 'bully' players

    CBS Sports "When it comes to the iron fist of the NFL, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a unique perspective on the league's latest attempt to suspend several players. Not only is Rodgers teammates with two of the players who are being threatened with suspension -- Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews --..." August 18

  • Aaron Rodgers: We need more guys who feel comfortable speaking their mind

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers agrees with the idea that NFL players should speak out on social issues more often. But the Green Bay Packers quarterback believes the NFL's culture discourages its players from being more vocal. Speaking in an interview on ESPN Wisconsin's "Wilde & Tausch" last week, Rodgers said..." August 16

  • Aaron Rodgers ready for season 'right now'

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Aaron Rodgers walked onto the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium field a little more than three hours before Sunday’s scheduled kickoff, and the painted end zone felt like “plastic” under his feet. He thought it was strange. The surface was unlike anything he ever had encountered on an NFL field...." August 10

  • Report says Aaron and Jordan Rodgers don’t speak due to Olivia Munn

    US Magazine "The juiciest drama surrounding The Bachelorette happened off-camera. During the course of the season, Jordan Rodgers — who became engaged to star JoJo Fletcher on the Monday, August 1, finale — spoke about his family's strained relationship with his brother Aaron Rodgers, the starting..." August 04

  • Jordan Rodgers ‘absolutely’ wants brother Aaron at wedding

    Larry Brown Sports "Jordan Rodgers, the brother of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, ended up winning the latest season of “The Bachelorette.” He’s now engaged to JoJo Fletcher, which leads us to the following question: Will Aaron be invited to the wedding? While filming “The Bachelorette,” Jordan..." August 03

  • Odell Beckham Jr., Cam Newton and Aaron Rodgers silent as NFL lacks star power of NBA’s anti-violence movement

    New York Daily News "Rueben Randle doesn’t know what exactly he wants to do yet. He just knows he wants to do something. The Philadelphia Eagles receiver grew up a few hours north of Baton Rouge, in Bastrop, La., then spent three years in Baton Rouge while attending LSU. He has friends and family strewn throughout..." August 02