Aaron Rodgers’ future in the NFL still largely remains a beautiful mystery, but we did get a bit of clarity regarding the reigning league MVP’s relationship with the Green Bay Packers. Unlike last year when Rodgers and the organization appeared to be on the brink of divorce, the veteran quarterback told The Pat McAfee Show on Tuesday that he is in a much better space with the Packers at this stage of the offseason as he contemplates if/where he wants to play next season.
“I would say the meetings have been much different than they have in the past,” said Rodgers. “In a positive way.”
Rodgers noted that he stuck around the Green Bay area in the immediate aftermath of the season and had positive conversations with the Packers brass. Last year, the communication between the sides wasn’t as symbiotic as Rodgers would have liked, but the fractured foundation does seem to be somewhat repaired after constructed steps were taken as early as the start of the season this past summer.
“A lot of it centered around communication and doing a better job of communicating,” said Rodgers. “One of the first days I was back, Brian [Gutekunst] and I had a conversation. Very honest conversation after a walkthrough and that was meaningful to me.”