Aaron Rodgers pokes fun at “report” of Super Bowl boycott

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Well, we didn’t have to wait for Tuesday afternoon for Aaron Rodgers to respond to the claim that he’ll boycott the Super Bowl over the NFL’s COVID protocol.

Rodgers, retweeting the @BackAftaThis clip of Boomer Esiason suggesting that a trusted source has told him that Rodgers would take a stand by sitting out the Super Bowl over the NFL’s approach to the pandemic, laughed it all off with emojis and a variety of hashtags, including #dumbestfuckingstoryever.

Esiason’s co-host, Gregg Giannotti, added a second clip that shows the two hosts reaching a conclusion that it was some sort of a prank.

The original clip from @BackAftaThis should have included that part, frankly. However, when choosing to engage in real-time vetting of potentially phony tips during a live radio show, there’s a chance that some in the audience won’t hear the part where, after expressing confidence in the accuracy of the information, the hosts come to the conclusion that it was all a hoax. That’s why it always make sense to run tidbits like this through the crap filter before the show, not during it.

38 responses to “Aaron Rodgers pokes fun at “report” of Super Bowl boycott

  1. He’s better off ignoring these stories. He makes himself look worse every time he responds like this.

  2. “But now that you mention it,” Rodgers thinks to himself, “It might be fun to see how big of a dog this tail can wag.”

  3. Lighten up ARod They said they thought it was a prank. This guy is becoming more unlikeable every week.

  4. So someone makes up a story about him abandoning his team that goes national… and he is sensitive for responding? Get a life

  5. Wow! I almost got whiplash from this latest concoction of media driven frenzy (read: complete made up story) involving Aaron Rodgers.

    Aaron, minding his own business, can’t even go to his favorite supper club to enjoy an old fashioned and Friday night fish without someone trying to drag his name through the mud again.

    Which in turn drives the usual brand of imbeciles and haters to grab their pitchforks and torches to storm the monster’s castle.
    Quite hilarious and somewhat disappointing all at once.

  6. I love all the social media sites…now ANYONE with a witty thought in their head can just let everyone hear it. Whatever happen to think before you speak?

  7. Never seen a “celebrity” more starved for attention… well, with one notable exception.

  8. Never thought the story was legit to begin with Rodgers already has natural immunity to Covid and no player besides that one Oakland Raiders player back in 2002 is going to bail on the chance to play in a Super Bowl. This is all about Rodgers vaccination status not anything of substance.

  9. Well to be fair Rodgers has already said such a##backwards stuff about the vaccine already this was not really a stretch.

  10. It’s all about Aaron to Aaron. Always has been. It’s his favorite subject. Rodgers is not a team player, his ego won’t let him. I’m no Bears fan but
    “I own you” is all you need to hear, it’s very telling. You see, he really believes he beat the bears. Not “we own you.” A team player thinks “we” not “I.”

  11. As long as there’s tape of him saying things like “Yeah. I’m immunized.”, the haters don’t need to invent stuff to make him look bad.

    Still thought his comments on the MVP voter were pretty funny though. Read your own press much Aaron?

  12. Nah, Rodgers needs to get a life. The Mannings, Roethlisberger and Brady were and still are some of the most hated quarterbacks ever. Yet, none of them went out of their way to act so dumb like this throughout the course of even one single season. Aaron’s fans are just as bad as him…

  13. Not surprising. I figured the chance of it being accurate is about the same percentage as dying from covid. Less than .1%.

  14. Why is the media so concerned about Rodgers every single day, there has to be more news stories out there?

  15. harryhands09 says:
    January 7, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    It’s all about Aaron to Aaron. Always has been. It’s his favorite subject. Rodgers is not a team player, his ego won’t let him. I’m no Bears fan but
    “I own you” is all you need to hear, it’s very telling. You see, he really believes he beat the bears. Not “we own you.” A team player thinks “we” not “I.”
    ________
    …..or, an astute observer may have seen that as Rodgers scored the rushing touchdown and the end zone crowd was giving him the finger, him alone -a rather personal attack- that maybe he would return the sentiment in kind by saying what he said.
    But no, by all means, let’s psychoanalyze this spur of the moment interaction a little more. 🤣

  16. We’re in the era of say anything you want, anytime you want, about anybody you want. Everybody is doing it. Trump taught us that.

  17. Aaron Rodgers, Jordan Love and Kurt Benkert, sure are having fun with this latest garbage story on their Twitter accounts. 😂

  18. Crazy part is that all the comments before were believing Boomer lol… people will believe anything.

  19. Rodgers is a Grade A/ Certified tool…

    But there is a better chance of Trump graciously accepting g defeat in last years election than this being true.

  20. The reason he’s only gotten to one super bowl is because he’s a “me” player. That’s also why he won’t get the vaccine. It’s all about Aaron to Aaron. He’s not a leader. Leaders think what’s best for the team.

  21. As a Lions fan this Mf’er has stuck plenty of daggers in my heart. But I recognize he is one of the top three greatest QBs of all-time. He cares about winning more than anything. That’s the real reason he was pissed about the Jordan Love pick. He wouldn’t be helping them win. Any idiot who bought this story in the first place, just wanted it to be true to justify their hate of the man. I may not agree with his stance on vaccinations and his obfuscation of such. I still appreciate him as a player and respect his approach to the game. Doesn’t hurt that he always gave love to Matthew Stafford either

  22. Was hoping the news was true. The Packers and their fans are good but wouldn’t miss Rodgers if he didn’t play another down of football.

  23. The funniest thing about this is that Rodgers had literally nothing to do with it yet he still gets blamed and hated for it. Lol. Blame the media, they’re the ones who can’t leave him alone.

  24. kcarpenter1245 says:
    January 8, 2022 at 3:11 am

    The funniest thing about this is that Rodgers had literally nothing to do with it yet he still gets blamed and hated for it. Lol. Blame the media, they’re the ones who can’t leave him alone.
    __________
    This 👆🏻, this right here 👆🏻, you are 100%, exactly right!

  25. Rodgers deserves every bit of any negative attention that comes his way. The last person that deserves sympathy is anyone who is failed by his own arrogance, lies about it, gets indignant when he’s exposed, and laments on the absence of truth-telling in the media. Liars have to stand in-line for a long, long time before they get a chance at the front again.

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