It’s been several weeks since we’ve heard any controversial news about Aaron Rodgers and the Packers after a nightmarish start to the offseason. Not since his airing of grievances. Or since he snapped at a center for not delivering the ball.
Now back in practice and re-establishing chemistry with teammates, Rodgers is keeping his focus on the football field and staying out of extracurricular topics like vaccination status.
Rodgers spoke to the media on Thursday following practice.
“Yeah, I’ve been immunized,” confirmed Rodgers. He then spoke about the rest of the Packers roster, a patient bunch during Rodgers’ hiatus in Hawaii. “There’s guys on the team that haven’t been vaccinated. I think it’s a personal decision. I’m not going to judge those guys.”
Highlights of the 20-minute press conference from Packers QB Aaron Rodgers on Thursday. https://t.co/49FIfgZmkN
— The Packers Wire (@ThePackersWire) August 27, 2021
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