Green Bay Packers quarterback aaron rodgers He hasn’t entered his «darkness retreat» yet, but he will be heading into his isolation experience later this week.
Rodgers initially informed the world of his plans last week on «The Pat McAfee Show,» in which the four times MVP He said he would enter four days of darkness and isolation. After the four days, Rodgers said he could «make a decision that I feel is best moving forward and in the best interest of my happiness.»
It was reported over the weekend that Rodgers would go into isolation on Monday, which would go a long way in determining his future in the NFL.
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On Tuesday, Rodgers joined «The Pat McAfee Show» and explained that the reports of his retirement were incorrect.
«Listen, I’m not in my darkness recedes still. This was planned for about four months, and it was always on the same date,” Rodgers said. “Always at the end of this week. So anyone with knowledge to the contrary is ‘fake news’.
«Let me reiterate one more time. There is an inner circle, right? And in my inner circle, no one talks to [NFL Network’s] Ian Rapoport, to [ESPN’s] Adam Schefter, or any of those people. So if you’re one of those people who talks to those people, it’s a great reminder to you, you’re not in the inner circle.
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«I speak for myself and I will continue to do so. I’m not upset about it. It’s the classic media, trying to be first. Not trying to be right,» he continued. «The problem is, it’s a slippery slope. So let me remind everyone who is listening. When someone says something, whether it’s Ian Rapoport, or Adam Schefter, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Joe Rogan, myself. ..ask him. If he’s legit, he can withstand questioning.»
Although Rodgers still has a contract with the Packers, his future in green bay is very much in doubt as NFL teams prepare for the possibility of Rodgers becoming available via trade.
On Tuesday, Rodgers said he was upset by some of the speculation that arose from the reports.
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«And that’s my problem with the whole thing,» Rodgers said. «I don’t have a problem with Ian Rapoport, Schefter, I think they’re really good at their job. When it comes to me, they don’t know shit. They really don’t know. They don’t have people in my inner circle who are sources. I can promise that. And anyone who would talk to them is not in my inner circle.It’s that simple.
«I had this planned in the books for four months at a time. And when someone like that goes on and says something that’s not true, it creates a story that is b——-.
Rodgers made sure to say that the sole purpose of the dark retirement is not to help determine whether he will play in the NFL or Green Bay next season.