Earlier Tuesday afternoon, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made his weekly appearance “The Pat McAfee Show,
During his time on the Today Show, the four-time MVP was asked about the rumors linking him to the New York Jets. Rodgers downplayed the rumors, instead touting the potential of former No. 2 overall pick Zach Wilson.
“I hope whoever decides to go with the coordinator can come in and work with him, and break down a lot of the fundamentals for him and get him playing on time,” Rodgers said. “Because I think he’s talented enough to have a long career in the league.”
Fans took to social media to respond to Rogers’ statement.
“Aaron Rodgers believes in Zach Wilson. The coaching staff and organization believe in him (parted ways with the OC) but do the Jets fans believe in him?” one person asked,
At least one Jets fan is hoping Rodgers will come to New York to advise Wilson.
“Translation: I’m going to go out there, win with all these young arms, teach this kid how to win and hand him the baton… can’t wait!” said the fan.
Another said, “Reads like Zach needs to work on his fundamentals we all see.”
What do you think of Rodgers’ comment?