Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers is taking management of offensive conferences by utilizing pop quizzes.
“Gamers want to concentrate as a result of Rodgers will go across the room quizzing gamers from the assorted place teams,” wrote Wealthy Cimini of ESPN. “He’ll ask a participant his task on a specific play, then change it up by testing the identical participant on how he would alter if the play will get modified.”
Rodgers is making it clear that he’s the captain of the offense, and he needs his teammates to comply with his lead.
It isn’t a shock to see the previous Packers QB take management of the Jets offense as a result of he wished extra enter in Inexperienced Bay and criticized Packers head coach Matt LaFleur. Rodgers as soon as mentioned Lafleur’s system “has flaws.”
One motive New York attracted Rodgers as a commerce vacation spot is offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, who was a former Packers OC from 2019 to 2021 and is a detailed pal of the QB.
Throughout his introductory information convention, Rodgers said, “I like him like a brother.” So Hackett letting Rodgers regularly interject throughout conferences is sensible. Additionally, Rodgers mentioned he will get “lots of latitude” from Hackett, per Cimini.
Rodgers is a four-time league MVP and Tremendous Bowl champion which is why the Jets cater to him. There is a precedent for brand new groups accepting the calls for of their veteran QBs. Peyton Manning and Tom Brady obtained comparable privileges with the Broncos and Buccaneers.
The Jets gave Rodgers what he wished. Now, he should finish a championship drought that is lasted greater than 50 years to cement his legacy in New York.