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NFL Rumors: Aaron Rodgers ‘Was Good with’ Jets Not Excusing Necessary Absence

zach bachar Contributor I June 17, 2024 Sarah Stier/Getty Images Aaron Rodgers isn’t upset with the New York Jets’ decision to rule his absence as unexcused during minicamp on June 11, according to Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer. “Rodgers, I’m told, was good with it,” Breer wrote on Monday. He also noted that Rodgers was subject

NFL Rumors: Aaron Rodgers ‘Was Good with’ Jets Not Excusing Necessary Absence

zach bacharContributor IJune 17, 2024

FLORHAM PARK, NEW JERSEY - MAY 21: Aaron Rodgers #8 of the New York Jets speaks to the media during the New York Jets OTA Offseason Workout at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center on May 21, 2024 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

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Aaron Rodgers is not upset with the New York Jets’ resolution to rule his absence as unexcused throughout minicamp on June 11, in keeping with Sports activities Illustrated’s Albert Breer.

“Rodgers, I am instructed, was good with it,” Breer wrote on Monday.

He additionally famous that Rodgers was topic to over $100,000 in fines because of the state of affairs. The four-time MVP reportedly had a “private occasion” and communicated his impending absence to the workforce.

Rodgers is on observe to start out for the Jets in 2024 after an Achilles harm ended his 2023 season in Week 1.

The 40-year-old participated in voluntary OTAs for the Jets previous to his unexcused no-show, with the workforce nonetheless feeling good about his offseason as an entire.

“Aaron has been identical to he was a yr in the past,” head coach Robert Saleh mentioned, per Breer. “He is phenomenal. He is an outstanding teammate. He is an outstanding useful resource. His management, his thoughtfulness, the way in which he is taken these younger quarterbacks below his wing and the way in which he is helped even Tyrod [Taylor] alongside, he is phenomenal in that regard.”

Rodgers’ teammates additionally did not look like fearful about his absence, with All-Professional cornerback Sauce Gardner defending the 10-time Professional Bowl passer in a Thursday submit on X.

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SAUCE GARDNER @iamSauceGardner

Are y’all actually making an enormous deal as a result of a 15+ yr HOF QB missed 2 days of follow after being with the workforce all all through Part 1, 2, & 3 of OTA’s?? GG’s.

With Rodgers and the Jets on the identical web page concerning the ramifications of the state of affairs, either side will proceed to look forward towards the 2024 season. New York is making an attempt to return to the playoffs for the primary time since 2010 with a wholesome former Tremendous Bowl MVP below heart.

The following step within the offseason is training camp, with gamers reporting on July 23 earlier than the primary follow begins on July 24. Whereas Rodgers lacking minicamp triggered a wholesome quantity of hypothesis, these criticisms will die down if he is current alongside his teammates firstly of coaching camp in addition to the preseason.

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