Aaron Rodgers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Aaron Rodgers gives a surprising reason why he was overlooked coming out of HS

    Fox Sports "It’s no secret that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wasn’t the most highly-rated recruit coming out of high school. The story of how the two-time NFL MVP had to take a detour through Butte Community College on his way to becoming a star is well documented at this point, but exactly why..." March 25

  • Aaron Rodgers: Packers fans should be excited

    Pro Football Talk "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has turned R-E-L-A-X into a catchphrase of sorts over the years, but that’s not the message he’s sending to the team’s fans ahead of the 2017 season. Rodgers noted how the team played offensively down the stretch last season and the additions of tight end..." March 24

  • NFL personnel director compares Mitch Trubisky to Aaron Rodgers

    Sportsnaut "It’s still not known which quarterback will be off the board first when the 2017 NFL Draft comes calling next month. This is one of the most wide-open classes we have seen in some time. Though, it wouldn’t be a major surprise to those who follow the draft process if former North Carolina..." March 22

  • If Mike Glennon earns $15 million per season, Aaron Rodgers wants to talk contract

    Sportsnaut "Tampa Bay Buccaneers backup quarterback Mike Glennon will reportedly sign with the Chicago Bears when free agency opens on Thursday. The deal is said to be worth $15 million annually. That’s a whole heck of a lot of cash to throw in the direction of a quarterback that has tossed a total of 11..." March 08

  • Aaron Rodgers reveals his choice for the greatest quarterback ever

    CBS Sports "Add Aaron Rodgers’ name to the list of folks who consider Tom Brady to be the greatest quarterback of all time. Graham Bensinger caught up with the Packers quarterback at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am recently and got his thoughts on Super Bowl LI that included a frank assessment of Brady’s..." February 24

  • Aaron Rodgers dubs his NFL Combine 40-yard dash time '#fakenews'

    CBS Sports "It has been 12 years since Aaron Rodgers made his way to Indianapolis for the NFL Combine. Back then, evaluators were weighing whether Rodgers or Alex Smith was worthy of the No. 1 overall selection (the 49ers settled on Smith and Rodgers didn’t go off the board until 23 picks later). And with the..." February 23

  • Aaron Rodgers: We need to win more to have the playoffs at home

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers and the Packers shook off a mediocre start to the season to play as well as anyone in football over the second half of the season. But Rodgers wishes they hadn’t waited to turn it on. After losing the NFC Championship Game in Atlanta on Sunday, Rodgers said he wishes the team had..." January 23

  • Olivia Munn Sends Subliminal Shots to Aaron Rodgers’ Family in Open Letter to Packers Fans

    People Magazine "The Green Bay Packers may not be heading to the Super Bowl this year, but Olivia Munn is still the team’s — and quarterback boyfriend Aaron Rodgers‘ — biggest fan. After the quarterback and his NFL team suffered a blowout 44-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons Sunday night that ended Rodgers’ quest..." January 23

  • Aaron Rodgers: We need to reload, can take “big step” this offseason

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers’ hot streak came to an end in Atlanta on Sunday afternoon and that means quarterback Aaron Rodgers is already thinking about the future. Rodgers was asked if he felt like he was running short on chances to win another Super Bowl, which the quarterback said wasn’t the case while..." January 23

  • Aaron Rodgers family problems recap: QB doesn’t seem affected by drama

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers has played some of the best football of his career during the Green Bay Packers’ current eight-game winning streak, and he has done it despite being asked a number of questions about his personal life. Rodgers is not on speaking terms with several members of his immediate family...." January 22

  • Aaron Rodgers battling illness in advance of NFC Championship Game against Falcons

    Fox Sports "Sunday’s NFC Championship Game between the Packers and the Falcons (3:05 p.m. ET on FOX) is less than 48 hours away, and a couple of key Green Bay players are dealing with illness. Aaron Rodgers apparently has caught whatever has been going around, and says both Jordy Nelson and Mason Crosby..." January 21

  • Aaron Rodgers climbing up the all-time postseason rankings

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has rewritten the NFL’s postseason record book, but he’s not the only quarterback playing on Sunday who has a particularly impressive postseason record. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is also staking a claim for being one of the best postseason passers in NFL..." January 19

  • It’s time for the Packers to make Aaron Rodgers the highest-paid player again

    Pro Football Talk "During a four-game losing streak that invited plenty of criticism from the outside and speculation about the status of key relationships and how the future could unfold for coach Mike McCarthy and G.M. Ted Thompson, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said of PFT and me specifically, “Don’t waste..." January 19

  • Aaron Rodgers' Major Rift With Family Reportedly Began After 'Blow Up' With Brother

    People Magazine "Like many brothers, Aaron and Jordan Rodgers have had a lifelong rivalry. “[They] have always been competitive, and they’re always trying to one-up each other,” says a source close to the Green Bay Packers quarterback. “It’s been that way since they were kids. They got older, and the stakes got..." January 19

  • Aaron Rodgers on big play in Pack win: 'Size matters'

    ESPN "Aaron Rodgers didn’t say a word at first. He simply raised both hands, palms facing out, to shoulder level. That was the Green Bay Packers quarterback’s answer for how he managed to hold on to the football at a crucial point in the NFC divisional playoff game Sunday, when Dallas Cowboys safety..." January 19

  • Tom Brady: Aaron Rodgers 'Does Things That No One in the League Has Ever Done, or Can Do'

    Obsev "Surprise—arguably the three most deserving 2016 NFL MVP candidates find themselves among the final four teams vying for the Super Bowl: Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, Tom Brady of the New England Patriots, and Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons, in no particular order. While Ryan leads..." January 18

  • Rodgers Family Feud: Aaron Is ‘Going Through Great Precautions Not to Make Things Worse,’ Says Source

    People Magazine "Aaron Rodgers may not be on speaking terms with his family, but the Green Bay Packers quarterback is making an effort to not worsen the ongoing feud. On Sunday, Aaron’s father, Ed Rodgers, confirmed to The New York Times that the family is not in verbal communication with his second son..." January 18

  • 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

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