With the final week of the 2021 regular season upon us, one of the more natural talking points around the league has been the current MVP race. While there’ll always be some heated discussions around this topic of who was most valuable to his team that given year, this go-around has added another contentious layer to it, which revolves around last year’s MVP in Aaron Rodgers and Hub Arkush, who is a Chicago sportscaster, analyst and executive editor of Pro Football Weekly.
Arkush recently noted that he would not give his MVP vote to Rodgers and went on to call the Packers quarterback “the biggest jerk in the league.” The bulk of Arkush’s reasoning seems to be based on off-field issues surrounding Rodgers this season, including the situation where the quarterback was less than forthcoming about his vaccination status. Not basing his MVP vote merely on the play on the field drew criticism across the league, and Arkush himself even admitted that he “made a big mistake” in revealing his voting plans.
On Wednesday, Rodgers didn’t hold much back when asked for his thoughts on Arkush and his comments.
“I think he’s a bum. I think he’s an…