The quarterback Aaron Rodgers did not show up at Lambeau Field Monday for the start of the organized activities of the Green bay packers, competing team of the NFL.
The Packers weren’t surprised by Rodgers’ absence for the start of Phase Three of the offseason program, as the quarterback also did not show up for Phase One or Phase Two, a source told ESPN’s Rob Demovsky.
Although Packers players aren’t required to show up until June 8 for mandatory minicamp, Rodgers has a $ 500,000 training bonus on his contract. However, his previous absences already disqualify him from earning the bonus.
Rodgers has been a regular participant on the Packers offseason program and Organized Team Activities (OTA) throughout his career, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The 37-year-old pitcher is in a confrontation with the Packers organization and has reportedly told some people within the team that he does not want to return.
The club reportedly offered to make him the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL, but apparently Rodgers is determined to stay away unless the general manager Brian Gutekunst get fired.
In the meantime, Green bay He was adamant about not changing his longtime quarterback.
The head coach Matt LaFleur he told reporters in early May that he wants Rodgers to come back “in the worst way.”
Rodgers was named Mvp of the NFL in 2020, for the third time in his career, after throwing 48 touchdowns and suffered only five interceptions.
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