As a sports fan, it’s tough to not get emotional when one of your favorite players takes a negative swing at a journalist. Aaron Rodgers did just that this week after getting called out by a Miami Herald reporter in a recent interview. The Green Bay Packers quarterback was once again asked by a reporter when he planned to retire and his response wasn’t the most surprising ever.

Aaron Rodgers is a polarizing figure in sports. Some say, “he is the best quarterback ever”; others say he is overrated and a “choker”. Regardless of your opinion on the Green Bay Packers signal caller, no one can deny that he is a good looking man.

Aaron Rodgers is back on the field with the Green Bay Packers after a lengthy summer of dissatisfaction. Throughout his lengthy offseason drama, the reigning NFL MVP said that his issue was with particular Packers front office officials, not players, coaches, media, or fans.

Rodgers seems to be back to having fun with football after getting everything off his chest in an explosive news conference at the start of training camp. A beat reporter tweeted a tongue-in-cheek appeal to the team to punish its star for making fun of his controversial dress decision, demonstrating the QB’s new, lighter attitude going into the season.

Aaron Rodgers is back with the Green Bay Packers, hoping to repeat (at least part of) his successful 2020 campaign.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talks with NFL Network host James Jones during 2021 Training Camp at Ray Nitschke Field on July 31, 2021 in Ashwaubenon, WI.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talks with NFL Network host James Jones during 2021 Training Camp at Ray Nitschke Field on July 31, 2021 in Ashwaubenon, WI. Aaron Rodgers | Larry Radloff/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers, at the age of 37, had one of his finest seasons of his career. The former Cal Bear threw for 4,299 yards and five picks in 2020. He also set league records for throwing touchdowns (48), completion percentage (70.7%), touchdown rate (9.1%), interception rate (1.0%), and just about every other QB rating measure.

Rodgers won his third NFL MVP Award with these statistics, but he didn’t win his second Super Bowl.

Despite a great 13-3 regular-season record and home-field advantage in both playoff games, the Packers were defeated 31-26 by Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship Game.

Rodgers had nothing to do with the season ending on a sour note. With 2:22 remaining in the team’s last game, head coach Matt LaFleur committed the blunder of attempting a field goal on fourth down on fourth down, resulting in a defeat.

If Rodgers can perform as well as he did last season in 2021, and LaFleur can avoid making bad choices in key games, the Packers have a good chance of matching or exceeding last year’s team achievements.

After Rodgers was chastised for his wardrobe choices, a Packers beat writer tweeted the team.

Hello, @packers At practice, your starting quarterback is bullying me because I’m wearing crocs with socks since I like to wear comfy footwear and don’t want my bare feet to sweat in this heat. Please take into account internal discipline.

August 10, 2021 — Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman)

The dust has finally cleared after an offseason in which Rodgers publicly feuded with his team. The team’s top quarterback is at training camp. Fans who were concerned about Rodgers’ ability to put the incident behind him and concentrate on football received some good news this week.

Rodgers seems to be back to his old self, refusing to let the summer turmoil carry over into the new year. A Packers beat writer humorously tweeted the Packers management, requesting that the star be disciplined for making fun of him.

Matt Schneidman of The Athletic tweeted on Tuesday:

Hello, @packers At practice, your starting quarterback is bullying me because I’m wearing crocs with socks since I like to wear comfy footwear and don’t want my bare feet to sweat in this heat. Please take into account internal discipline.

courtesy of @mattschneidman

To say the least, the “crocks with socks” style is divisive. The reporter’s tweet sparked a social media discussion, with well-known NFL media figures like as Kevin Clark, Pat McAfee, and Ian Rapoport all siding with Rodgers.

The Packers’ official narrative remained silent on the subject. Still, given the offseason the Packers had with Rodgers, you can bet they’ll back QB1 in everything he says and does, even his stylish footwear.

Did the Packers make any gains over the offseason? 

Because they re-signed their MVP quarterback, the Packers are unquestionably one of the NFL offseason’s biggest winners.

The Packers, on the other hand, did what the Packers do in the offseason, as they do every year. The team retained its own, mostly disregarded free agency, and attempted to solve its problems via the draft.

Aaron Jones, Mercedes Lewis, and Robert Tonyan, the team’s running back, were all re-signed. The club acquired many players in the draft to assist with defense, wide receiver, and offensive line depth. Georgia CB Eric Stokes (No. 29), Ohio State G/C Josh Myers (No. 62), Clemson WR Amari Rodgers (No. 85), Ole Miss OL Royce Newman (No. 142), and Florida DL T.J. Slayton were the first five selections of general manager Brian Gutekunst in the 2021 NFL Draft (No. 173). 

As long as Aaron Rodgers puts in another Rodgers-like performance in 2021, the Packers’ relative status quo may suffice. However, this is a pivotal season in Green Bay since it might be the great quarterback’s last season in Wisconsin. If the club fails to reach the Super Bowl, supporters may begin to doubt Gutekunst’s performance. 

Pro Football Reference provided all stats.

Jordan Love has three games to prove he’s Green Bay’s future quarterback.

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