‘Pretty Special’ – Aaron Rodgers Definitely Has a Good Feeling About His Wide Receivers Core

Published 08/27/2021, 10:00 AM EDT
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – DECEMBER 08: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after getting the win against the Washington Redskins at Lambeau Field on December 08, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)


The Green Bay Packers have it all on the line in 2021. With franchise QB Aaron Rodgers likely to be playing his last season as a Packer this year, it might take a while before the team become Super Bowl contenders again. 

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But Aaron Rodgers too seems to be as focused as ever when it comes to winning the Lombardi Trophy once again. While the quarterback’s future is in question he is making sure that he has all the offensive weapons he needs to make a difference in 2021. 

ASHWAUBENON, WISCONSIN – JULY 29: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers works out during training camp at Ray Nitschke Field on July 29, 2021 in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Aside from reworking his own contract, the QB also placed his demand of trading for wide receiver Randall Cobb before the Packers front office. And that is something that they paid heed to. 

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With a receiving core now consisting of the likes of Davante Adams, Randall Cobb, Marquez Valdes Scantling, Allen Lazard, Aaron Rodgers has plenty of quality targets to aim at in 2021. 

Aaron Rodgers not worried about his weapons

Talking to the press, Aaron Rodgers seemed ecstatic about the receiving corps he had for the upcoming season. With 2020 All-Pro Davante Adams leading the charge, Rodgers feels the top four Packers wideouts make a recipe for success. 

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“When you look at those four receivers we have at the top of the depth chart, pretty special. You’ve got the best guy in the league, and three incredible role players, and that’s said with the utmost amount of respect. Guys who, all three of them, very settled, stable guys mentally off the field, allows them to be very focused competitors on the field.” said Rodgers.

“Allen and Marquez and Randall have had really good camps. They all bring a lot of different things to the table. Those guys have been a big part of us gelling on offense. Offensively, perimeter-wise, we’ve had a really good camp,”  he further added.

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All in all, it’s been a good camp for the Packers. With Aaron Rodgers back and the core of the wide receiver looking as good as ever, big things can be expected from the Packers in 2021. 

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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