Green Bay, Wes. – If anyone inside the Green Bay Packers locker room has a problem with the midfielder Aaron RodgersAssess their offense and who should – or shouldn’t – get playing time, then didn’t deal with it.
Not his teammates.
Not coach Matt LaFleur.
That according to Rodgers on Wednesday, a day after his weekly appearance on “The Pat McAfee Show” made waves because the quarterback said, among other things, that players “who make a lot of mistakes shouldn’t play .actors. And perhaps players who don’t.” They play, give them a chance.”
Rodgers said there was nothing he didn’t share behind closed doors inside the team’s headquarters at Lambeau Field.
“If one of these guys has a problem with that, I’m here, and I’d like to have a conversation,” Rodgers said. “I enjoy these conversations. I enjoy any kind of conflict like that because I know that a decision on the other side will make us better unity, better friendship, better cohesion on the field. But no one came to me and said, ‘I have a problem with what I said.'” I think Everyone knows, including Matt, that everything has to take some ups and downs, and get a little better.”
Rodgers did not retract those comments when asked to clarify them.
“I don’t understand why people have a problem with honest things,” Rodgers said. “I call things the way I see them. People don’t think I need to broadcast these things, that’s their opinion. But I do what I think is in the best interest of our guys, and I’ve tried a lot of different things from a leadership standpoint this year, and I’ve been just correlating my personal feelings about The situation. I haven’t spoken to anyone by name. I think we all need to be aware of the details, and that includes me.”
Rodgers said he was open to additional conversations with his teammates and coaches during the week to help fix things up. So much so, Rodgers, who didn’t train on Wednesday due to injuring his right thumb – which won’t say whether it’s broken or not – has moved his treatment time so he can attend rehearsals and call plays at the rally. The one-day packagers also offered at their regular weekly meeting between brokers and recipients.
On Tuesday, Rodgers told McAfee that they have missed assignments or made mental errors in up to 20% of their offensive game play this season, including Sunday’s loss to the Washington captains that dropped the Packers to 3-4 after a 3-1 start. .
“If you’re not performing, executing, or doing the things you’re supposed to do, I’m with Aaron,” Sammy Watkins Wed said. “If I’m not playing well and I panic and play, take me out of the game because that’s not helping the team. I think that’s a wake-up call to everyone, a wake-up call to myself. I’m trying to limit myself to having one game on one game and that’s my goal. The goal is Not having anything, but things happen in fire. I’m with Aaron, man.”
Watkins returned on Sunday after a four-week absence with a hamstring injury and a rising hamstring Christian Watson He may return to Sunday’s match against the Buffalo Bills (5-1) after missing two weeks due to the same injury. However, they can be without it Allen Lazardwho did not train Wednesday due to a shoulder injury.
When the rookie Samori Tori Active in the Washington game, it means every receiver on the roster has had a chance this season. So unless Rodgers is referring to training recipients Joan Winfrey (who has one catch for 17 yards in the three games he has been promoted from the coaching staff) or a winger Travis Fulgham (who has never played a game with the Packers), it is unclear who thinks he should play more.
“I just think, we have to get our top 11 players on the field, and if that means going to different groups of people, we’re going to have to do it,” Rodgers said. “But we can’t have the same double digits, mental errors over 15, and expect to move the ball efficiently.”
LaFleur has given no indication that he has an issue with Rodgers’ comments.
“We have to be honest with each other,” LaFleur said. “Sometimes the truth hurts. … I don’t think he invited individuals in public, I don’t think, I didn’t sit there and listen to the whole thing, so I think you have to get to the root of the truth.”
Green Bay opened as an underdog by 10.5 points and by late Wednesday the streak had moved to 11.5 at Caesars Sportsbook. Rodgers has never had more than an 8.5 underdog in his career, according to ESPN Statistics and Information research. His 234 career starts (including the regular season and playoff games) are the most of any quarterback as he’s never been a double-digit underdog in the Super Bowl era. Rodgers is 0-4, including playoffs, like relegation or loser more.
“You can be a dangerous team when you feel like you have a lot to prove, and when you’re kind of calculated,” Rodgers said. “So I welcome being counted as much as possible. I’ve always enjoyed that feeling. And for those guys who have a lot to prove, I hope they embrace that too. It’s time to make a name for yourself in this league, and a lot of guys will get chances on Sunday. On TV patriotic, with millions and millions of people watching — a great time for some of these guys to step into the spotlight.”
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