Aaron Rodgers on 49ers rumors: ‘I’m not going to San Fran’

The San Francisco 49ers head into one other offseason going through a mountain of uncertainty at quarterback, and at the very least one possibility is seemingly off the desk — a commerce for Aaron Rodgers.

That’s, if Rodgers’ feedback whereas {golfing} on the Pebble Seashore Professional-Am on Thursday are to be believed.

Rodgers engaged in a cheeky on-air exchange with match host Colt Knost as he lined as much as take a tee shot, with Knost drawing laughter as he requested Rodgers if he had “any news to share” in reference to Rodgers’ said uncertainty as as to if he’ll retire, return to the Inexperienced Bay Packers or attempt to search a commerce elsewhere.

With a smile and a chuckle, Rodgers responded, “I’m not going to San Fran.”

Knost, evidently a Dallas Cowboys fan, informed Rodgers that he would look nice with a Cowboys star on his head as Rodgers ready for his golf swing, to which Rodgers didn’t reply.

Knost’s sentiment has been echoed by one other Cowboys fan — Skip Bayless. 

‘You higher consider I need Aaron Rodgers to switch Dak’

Nonetheless, such a transfer appears unlikely. Present Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is owed $31 million in assured wage subsequent season and shifting on from him would depart Dallas with a useless cap hit of over $58 million. 

As for the 49ers, their quarterback scenario is huge open after sustaining main accidents to Trey Lance, Jimmy Garoppolo and Brock Purdy throughout the 2022 season. Lance and Purdy will stay underneath contract however with loads of questions after Lance’s Week 2 ankle harm that compelled season-ending surgical procedure and Purdy’s UCL tear within the NFC Championship Recreation.

Aaron Rodgers guidelines out 49ers ‘I’m not going to San Fran,’ good or dangerous thought?

Aaron Rodgers rules out 49ers 'I'm not going to San Fran,' good or bad idea?

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan mentioned that he doesn’t envision a situation the place the veteran Garoppolo, set to be a free agent, returns to the workforce. In the meantime, one other rumored veteran free agent goal for the 49ers, Tom Brady (who, like Rodgers, is a Northern California native), introduced his retirement from the NFL “for good” Wednesday.

However with Rodgers additionally underneath contract — for almost $60 million assured — in 2023, the Packers management the place to ship him through a possible commerce, and Rodgers himself reportedly doesn’t have the leverage of a no-trade clause. If the Packers do transfer on from Rodgers, which appears more and more seemingly, the 49ers and Cowboys could be off the desk anyway as Inexperienced Bay doesn’t need to ship him to a different NFC workforce, per ESPN.

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Why Aaron Rodgers to Raiders is sensible for each events, Packers

Why Aaron Rodgers to Raiders makes sense for both parties, Packers

However there are different potential locations within the AFC, together with two with sturdy connections to Rodgers and notable questions at quarterback — the Las Vegas Raiders and New York Jets. The Raiders have star huge receiver Davante Adams and the Jets just lately employed Nathaniel Hackett as their offensive coordinator. 

Adams was Rodgers’ high pass-catcher, and Hackett the Packers’ offensive coordinator, throughout Rodgers’ back-to-back MVP seasons in 2020 and 2021. Rodgers has publicly praised each males a number of occasions since they departed Inexperienced Bay. Adams additionally just lately responded on Twitter when a fan requested which Las Vegas-area neighborhood Rodgers would transfer into, merely tweeting “Mine.”

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