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Aaron Rodgers is aware of additional consideration generally results in haters.
“Clearly, there are a whole lot of expectations,” the New York Jets quarterback stated, per Rich Cimini of ESPN. “Lots of people are going to be pulling for us to fall flat—the crows as [Robert] Saleh referred to them.”
Maybe no group in your entire NFL acquired the quantity of consideration the Jets did this offseason.
There’ll at all times be a highlight on the group as a result of it performs in New York, however this offseason noticed the group usher in Rodgers and star on HBO’s Laborious Knocks. The Jets have been a quarterback away from being a professional contender final season, so the addition of a future Corridor of Famer on the place solely elevates these expectations.
Now New York has Rodgers, Dalvin Prepare dinner, Garrett Wilson, Sauce Gardner, Breece Corridor, Quinnen Williams and no scarcity of star energy. It’s Tremendous Bowl or bust, and a quarterback who was already polarizing might be on the heart of the title push.
Meaning there’ll absolutely be folks cheering for the Jets to “fall flat” amid these expectations.
It is going to be Rodgers’ job to ensure they’re disillusioned by the tip of the season.