Aaron Rodgers Believes His Connection With Davante Adams is Similar to Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen

Published 10/26/2021, 12:19 PM EDT
Dec 13, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) celebrates with quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) after a touchdown during the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports


Green Bay Packers duo Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams are certainly amongst the most lethal duos in the history of the NFL. Every time Rodgers passes a 50-50 ball to Adams, it is almost certain that the ball will be in favor of the duo.

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Last night, after helping the Packers defeat the Washington Football Club, Aaron Rodgers cheekily compared his partnership with Davante Adams to that of the legendary Michael Jordan-Scottie Pippen. This is not the first time he has done this.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – SEPTEMBER 13: Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver Davante Adams (17) is congratulated on his 3rd quarter 1-yard touchdown reception by Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) and Green Bay Packers Running Back Aaron Jones (33) during a National Football League game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers on September 13, 2020, at US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN.(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams – Jordan and Pippen

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Before the 21/22 season began, rumors were rife about Aaron Rodgers leaving the Green Bay Packers. To make matters worse, Rodgers and Davante Adams posted a story of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen on their Instagram stories together.

The stories sent the NFL world into a frenzy. While fans debated whether the comparison was fair or an exaggeration, the bigger concerning point for the Packers fans was if the duo were hinting at their “Last Dance” together. Lucky for them, the duo is performing well this season and look set to continue further.

“Not Pippen and Jordan?” – Rodgers reignites the Jordan-Pippen comparison

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After putting on a great performance last night, Rodgers made headlines last night in his post-match comments. A member of the press compared Rodgers’ partnership with Davante Adams akin to that of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton. Hearing this comparison, Rodgers retorted with a smile, “Not Pippen and Jordan?” 

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The Green Bay quarterback’s response again sent the NFL world into a frenzy. Some disgruntled fans felt that Rodgers was doing it all for the hype. Whereas some die heard Rodgers stans accepted this comparison with open arms. What do you think of this comparison? Let us know!

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Suresh Menon

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Suresh Menon is an NFL and Football writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing BMM from St Xaviers College with his specialization in Advertising. Juventus is his favorite football club and he one day plans to go to Italy and watch a Juve match live.

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