Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers has expressed his desire to sign with the New York Jets, and he has spoken publicly about the possibility of playing alongside star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Although he signed a new three-year contract with the Packers in 2022, worth $150 million, Rodgers has requested a trade due to several decisions made by the team’s front office.
Rodgers stated that while his intention is to play for the Jets, he is still bound by his contract with the Packers. He expressed his displeasure over the team’s decision to draft Jordan Love in 2020, a move he felt was made to replace him. He also mentioned that several decision-makers at Green Bay were no longer with the team.
With Rodgers seeking a trade, the Packers must now accept a trade package, and the Jets must build a team that can compete for a Super Bowl with Rodgers. In light of this, Rodgers has identified Odell Beckham Jr. as a player he would like to see on the Jets’ roster.
During an interview on The Pat McAfee Show, Rodgers denied rumors that he provided the Jets with a “demand list” of players they should sign to facilitate his arrival in New York. He did acknowledge that he spoke about some of his former teammates in a positive light, including Beckham Jr.
Rodgers noted that he does not have any demands, but he believes in transparency. He added that he would love to see Beckham Jr. playing for the Jets. “Who wouldn’t want Odell on their team? Come on. What are we talking about? I don’t have demands. My only demand is for transparency. Do I make demands about certain people? It’s just ridiculous.”
Aaron Rodgers has made it clear that he wants to play for the New York Jets, and he believes that Odell Beckham Jr. would be a valuable addition to the team. While Rodgers has denied rumors of a “demand list,” he has spoken positively about Beckham Jr. and his potential impact on the Jets’ offense. As the NFL offseason progresses, it will be interesting to see if the Jets can make a deal to bring Rodgers and Beckham Jr. together in New York.