With Tension Brewing, Here’s What Packers Wideout MVS Has to Say About Aaron Rodgers

Published 08/01/2021, 12:13 PM EDT
Nov 5, 2020; Santa Clara, California, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling (83) celebrates with quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) after catching a pass to score a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the second quarter at Levi’s Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


The Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers have been at loggerheads throughout the course of the offseason. With the quarterback reportedly wanting out, the Packers front office were desperate to see their franchise QB return.

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Now managing to convince Rodgers to return albeit for atleast another year, tension is still brewing in the Green Bay Packers camp. The future of Aaron Rodgers beyond 2022 remains uncertain.

Sep 20, 2020; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) talks with head coach Matt LaFleur during the third quarter of the game against the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

But his teammates don’t seem to be too bothered by all the noise in the background. The reigning MVP joined training camp and was seen back to doing what he does best.

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MVS has no qualms against Aaron Rodgers

Speaking to the media after training, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling was asked about his thoughts on Aaron Rodgers. And instead of talking about his contract situation, the wide out praised the QB for being among the best in the business.

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“He’s the best in the game. Aaron Rogers, there’s no other way to put it. Even before I got into the, into the league, he’s always been my favorite quarterback. Just the things that he can do with the football is unheard of and unreal,” said MVS.

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Despite the issues surround the QB over the course of the offseason, the wide receiver said none of it really matters as long as Rodgers is throwing the football as he’s known for.

“Obviously, he’s been in this game for a long time. And he knows what he’s doing. I don’t care what he does in the offseason because he’s ready to come in and be ready to throw a football at any given time from any different angle,” he added.

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For the Green Bay Packers, 2021 could be the last season they have Aaron Rodgers under center as quarterback. While Rodgers is likely to decide about his future once the upcoming season is concluded, winning a Super Bowl would go a long way in convincing the QB stay on-board for the long run.

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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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