Aaron Rodgers, Jordan Love talk on the phone

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Aaron Rodgers has been on the other side of this. He was the heir apparent in 2005 when the Packers drafted him with the 35-year-old Brett Favre still playing well.

The two had a rocky relationship for the three seasons they were together.

Now, the 36-year-old Rodgers has first-round draft choice Jordan Love behind him.

The big question is: How will Rodgers treat Love?

The Packers starting quarterback welcomed Love to town Friday during a phone conversation.

“I was able to talk with him earlier,” Love told Maria Taylor of ABC during the draft broadcast. “Really good guy. Just congratulated me, and I was just letting him know that I was excited to be able to work with him.”

24 responses to “Aaron Rodgers, Jordan Love talk on the phone

  1. Just like Favre, Rodgers will probably keep playing for another team if the Packers get rid of him.

  2. Exciting times in Titletown thsts for sure. If Rodgers sticks around and doesnt lose a step, Love is an inventment in future trade assets. If GB moves on from Arod a few yesrs in, there is a ton of money that frees up. Its a win win for GB. I cant believe MN hasnt drafted a qb high? Their loss.

  3. Packers should trade Rodgers to the Patriots. It’s only fair. If they dont want to put the most competitive team around him that they can, at least give the guy a chance. Plus, could you imagine what he could do with Belichick? With Rodgers, Belichick could win without even cheating.

  4. That’s already more conversation than Brett talked to Rodgers during their entire time together. For those with selective memory or didn’t know, Favre was so mad at the Packers for drafting his heir apparent after waffling on retirement for two seasons that he didn’t even say so much as hello to Rodgers for a long time and refused to mentor Rodgers. Already Aaron is much more classy and professional than Favre. Also remember that Favre had his own private dressing area of the locker room

  5. Aaron plays too body-risky (lots of hang-on for deep balls & scrambles when it don’t show). Pack think he’ll prob not last more than 2 years. I agree, unless he starts playing like Brady.

  6. die hard pack fan here. totally demoralized at this pick. you trade up in the 1st round in order to take a player that you hope and pray does not take a meaningful snap for 3or 4 years? stupid

  7. It’s really the circle of life on display. I used to be the kid in the room, watching and listening quietly, going about my job. Now I’m the senior gray hair, and everyone looks to me. The job for Aaron, as it is for me and others who find themselves here, is to pay forward wherever we can. That’s how to best thank those who helped us out along the way.

  8. aaron: “Meet me at the 18th hole at 8 o’clock. It’s a little secret of the pro’s.”

  9. I think he knew this pick was coming. For all we know, he has told the Packers he is done after the contract.

  10. Of course, all the haters will criticize Aaron Rodgers for this, too. Rodgers has always been a class act and was defended by his teammates when people said that he drove Mike McCarthy out of GB, which is totalaly untrue. His left tackle, David Bakhtiari, said McCarthy didn’t hold people accountable and even said some guys were habitually late getting on planes and coming to meetings. Assistant coaches said the same thing.
    Rodgers knows that Favre didn’t treat him very nicely when he was a rookie and he’ll make sure he doesn’t do that to Love.

  11. Green Bay has always been a stable franchise, but I can see a complete house cleaning coming soon. All the way up.

  12. “Just like Favre, Rodgers will probably keep playing for another team if the Packers get rid of him”

    Rodgers will continue being the Packers quarterback in the future unless he retires,retires and then changes his mind after they hand Love the keys to the Packers future ala Favre,or his skill diminish to the point of hurting the team.

  13. “Just like Favre, Rodgers will probably keep playing for another team if the Packers get rid of him”

    Rodgers will continue being the Packers quarterback in the future unless he retires,retires and then changes his mind after they hand Love the keys to the Packers future ala Favre,or his skill diminish to the point of hurting the team.we have already witnessed the low throws,the high throws and the innacurate throws Rodgers made last season to open recievers.age is catching up to him for all to see including Gutz.

  14. Change is hard. Especially so in these self quarantined days. Had to catch my breath a few times and open my eyes up wide. It appears Green Bay is actually going to run the ball more which should open up the pass. Not only that but it will keep the defense off the field more often. Longer drives. Better red zone execution and goal line offense with the 2nd/3rd picks. It might make Rodgers a better QB at this point in his career.

  15. Arriving earlier to a meeting is always better than late . Change is hard. Especially so in these self quarantined days. Had to catch my breath a few times and open my eyes up wide. It appears Green Bay is actually going to run the ball more which should open up the pass. Not only that but it will keep the defense off the field more often. Longer drives. Better red zone execution and goal line offense with the 2nd/3rd picks. It might make Rodgers a better QB at this point in his career.

  16. Aaron isn’t worried, Love is an all hype bust so why would Rodgers sweat it? Inside he is laughing at the Packers GM for blowing a 1st round draft pick.

  17. The dude is 36 years old. Of course they had to look for his replacement. One bad hit and he’s not just done for the year at that age. Unless in 7 years he’s still going like TB but not many are like that.

  18. Jordan “I can hardly hear you with all that noise in the background”

    Rodgers “Dont mind them, it’s just the movers”

  19. I posted it a couple days ago after the 1st rd was completed.
    Rodgers will be okay with Jordan. He might not be so OKAY with Gutey,… but he’s the boss and don’t forget that.
    Aaron remembers the friction with Favre, and how it was hurtful.
    He won’t repeat that for Jordan. Personally,… I think it Motivates Aaron,…Lights a fire under his a**.

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