Is Aaron Rodgers guilty for Packers’ skinny WR corps?

If Aaron Rodgers goes to three-peat as NFL MVP, he’ll have to tug it off with one of many league’s most unproven broad receiver teams.

The Packers in March surprisingly traded Davante Adams, who’s statistically been the perfect receiver within the league over the past two seasons. Inexperienced Bay has since been unable so as to add anybody even close to Adams’ degree of expertise, opting to pick receivers with two of their first 5 picks within the draft and signing veteran Sammy Watkins. 

In the course of the Corridor of Fame Recreation between the Raiders and Jaguars on Thursday, NBC announcer Cris Collinsworth revealed that Adams informed him Rodgers’ unsure future performed a think about him eager to go to the Las Vegas Raiders. 

Aaron Rodgers ‘uncertainty’ revealed to be think about Davante Adams commerce

Aaron Rodgers 'uncertainty' revealed to be factor in Davante Adams trade

Davante Adams reportedly informed Cris Collinsworth that his determination to play for the Raiders was influenced by Aaron Rodgers not being clear about how for much longer he’d play. Colin Cowherd reacts to this report, and shares why he thinks Rodgers does not perceive the ability of his personal phrases.

After listening to that, Colin Cowherd pointed blame at Rodgers for the Packers’ receiving scenario. 

“Sometimes, people will say ‘stop picking on this guy,’ or, ‘you never stop talking about this guy,'” Cowherd mentioned on Friday’s “The Herd.” “…But I will remain someone who talks about Aaron Rodgers a lot, because I do think while he’s the back-to-back MVP, he’s getting single, rich, older, and weird.”

Cowherd accused Rodgers of being unaware of how individuals would reply to his actions, comparable to mendacity about his vaccine standing, and why it’d drive individuals away from him. 

“When you get really rich, and you get single, and you don’t have anybody to answer to, everything gets very unbalanced and self-indulgent,” Cowherd mentioned. “We’re all kind of guessing with Aaron Rodgers. What does the tattoo mean? What do these subtle hints at retirement mean? I don’t think Aaron understands. I know Aaron loves to be the smartest guy in the room, but I don’t think he understands the power of his own words. 

“Bear in mind when he mentioned and dismissed vaccines? He was shocked on the blowback. You are Aaron Rodgers.”

Rodgers has made some headlines for things he’s said and done off the field over the last year. After sharing his anti-vax stance, Rodgers gave an interview with ESPN just days before the Packers’ playoff loss to the 49ers, in which he discussed President Joe Biden among other things. 

This offseason, Rodgers got his first tattoo, which is full of different astrological designs. He revealed on the Aubrey Marcus Podcast on Wednesday that he took the psychedelic drug ayahuasca prior to the 2020 season, which he claimed helped him improve his self-love.

Aaron Rodgers credits ayahuasca for back-to-back MVP seasons

Aaron Rodgers credits ayahuasca for back-to-back MVP seasons

Aaron Rodgers admitted {that a} South American psychedelic drug known as ayahuasca has helped him in his back-to-back MVP seasons. Colin Cowherd reacts to Rodgers’ admission.

In a extra on-field matter, Rodgers mentioned Thursday that he does not plan to play till he is 45, like Tom Brady. He additionally shared in June that he thinks about retirement “all the time.”

Cowherd mentioned that as Rodgers is coming into a “zen phase,” he is changing into a bit too open, telling him “sometimes you’ve got to keep things to yourself.”

“When you’re in the present and living in the moment, I and me have to take a backseat to we and us,” Cowherd mentioned. “A lot of his comments here are, ‘I got a tattoo, this is what it means to me.’ ‘I took psychedelic drugs because it changed the realm for me.’ Power, impact and words matter.”

Cowherd mentioned that the Packers share a few of the blame, although, for the scenario that is been created with Rodgers and the dearth of expertise within the receiver room.

“Green Bay is lucky to have him,” Cowherd mentioned. They do not have an proprietor. [Matt] LaFleur’s fortunate to have him. I nonetheless do not know if Matt’s an amazing coach. He is fortunate to have Aaron Rodgers as his quarterback. Everyone form of is aware of it. As soon as the Packers whiffed on the Jordan Love choose, it heightened the leverage and the ability Aaron has.”

Does Matt LaFleur deserve new extension with Packers?

Does Matt LaFleur deserve new extension with Packers?

Aaron Rodgers wasn’t the one member of the Packers group to obtain a giant payday. Inexperienced Bay additionally locked up normal supervisor Brian Gutekunst and head coach Matt LaFleur. Colin Cowherd questions the Packers’ determination after which evaluates whether or not or not LaFleur is a good coach.

Nevertheless, Cowherd remains to be pointing his finger at Rodgers for the Packers’ receiver scenario and the way it could possibly be his workforce’s final downfall. 

“Sometimes, suck it up,” Cowherd mentioned. “Take one for the team. Stop talking, especially about retirement because the Packers have arguably the weakest receiving core in the league. You can’t win a Super Bowl in 2022 with the weakest weaponry in the league.”