Allegedly, Rodgers blew up when the Packers drafted Jordan Love in 2021. Green Bay stunned the world when they took the Utah State QB in the first round because they already had an elite starter. However, recent events show that they predicted complications with Rodgers’ contract situation.
“I think the general reaction at first was surprise, like many people,” Rodgers said (via Sporting News). “Obviously I’m not going to say that I was, you know, thrilled by the pick necessarily, but the organization is thinking not only about the present but about the future. And I respect that.”