Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers put pen to paper on a large contract extension in March however raised eyebrows when he stated forward of the summer season months that he thinks about retirement “on a regular basis.” The four-time NFL Most Precious Participant who turns 39 years previous in December additionally not too long ago declared that he will not play till he is 45 like Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Tom Brady and that he realizes “the tip is close to” because it pertains to his enjoying profession.
Again in June, Inexperienced Bay backup signal-caller and 2020 first-round draft alternative Jordan Love remarked that he would “take what I am given and run with it” by way of receiving reps. It seems the 23-year-old will quickly earn some wanted QB1 expertise.
Per Myles Simmons of Professional Soccer Speak, Inexperienced Bay head coach Matt LaFleur instructed reporters on Monday that Love will begin rather than Rodgers for this coming Friday’s preseason opener on the San Francisco 49ers. LaFleur additionally hinted that Love will get the nod for the matchup towards the New Orleans Saints on Aug. 19. Rodgers’ standing for the preseason finale on the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs on Aug. 25 will not be decided till some level after the New Orleans contest.
In whole, Love has tried solely 62 passes in regular-season play. He accomplished 36 of these throws for 411 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions. His future with the Packers could be very a lot up within the air with out realizing, for certain, how lengthy Rodgers will function the membership’s starter and offensive CEO.