Aaron Rodgers has apologized from Molly Knight

The weird adventure of Aaron Rodgers’ toe has taken one more peculiar turn.

Rodgers has mentioned an expression of remorse from an author, Molly Knight, over a story she shared, yet didn’t compose.

In his question and answer session Wednesday, the Packers quarterback jumped on “disinformation” in a Wall Street Journal story that quoted his segment from the “Pat McAfee Show” where he kidded that he had COVID toe (and afterward suggested that he really had a wrecked pinky toe). The Journal story then, at that point, proceeded to depict how COVID toe is a genuine delayed consequence of the pandemic and incorporates sores.

In his presser, Rodgers put his toes up so that all might be able to see there were no injuries, then, at that point, mentioned a conciliatory sentiment from a not essayist writer the story.

“I have a fractured toe, so I expect a full apology from Molly Knight and whoever her editors were,” Rodgers said. “I did get a kick out of reading that article. That was very, very interesting. No I’ve never heard of COVID toe before. Pat made a joke about it on the show, and I mentioned yesterday that it’s worse than a turf toe and it must be a bone issue.

Aaron Rodgers requested an apology from a writer for a story she shared but didn’t write.

“I can’t believe I have to again come on here and talk about my medical information. But yeah, I have a fractured toe. I’ve never heard of COVID toe before. I have no lesions on my feet. That’s just a classic case of disinformation. It’s surprising coming from what used to be a reputable journalistic institution. But that’s just the world we live in these days.”

Molly Knight, who doesn’t work for the Wall Street Journal, has a Substack page where she covers baseball. She has recently composed for ESPN and The Athletic. The Wall Street Journal story was composed by Andrew Beaton.

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Knight had shared the Wall Street Journal story with a subtitle that said, “This is the thing that happens when you accept clinical guidance from Joe Rogan.” She erased the tweet when she was informed that “Coronavirus toe” was a joke from Rodgers.

Knight clarified the arrangement of occasions according to her point of view in an email to The Post.
“Today I tweeted a link to a Wall Street Journal story about Aaron Rodgers, then went to a spin class and the local homeless feed where I volunteer,” Knight wrote. “Apparently he mentioned me by name in a press conference, because when I finished my work my social media feeds were full of unpleasant comments from Rodgers’ fans.

“I didn’t write the article Rodgers is upset about, but I guess in the grand scheme of things it’s not that big of a deal. I would like to thank Aaron for directing traffic to my Twitter feed, where I am raising money for blankets for our unhoused neighbors. It’s getting cold, and the number of people who need help in Southern California has ballooned in recent years, so every bit of awareness helps.”

After the question and answer session, Knight was immersed with tweets from irate Packers fans.

“Since there seems to be some confusion: I did not write the Aaron Rodgers Covid toe article,” Knight tweeted. “I do not work for the Wall Street Journal. Please stop all this hate. Thank you.”

“I have no idea why Aaron Rodgers said my name in a press conference,” Knight responded when asked by a replier why he named her. “I am only finding out about it now because it’s absolutely insane.


Green Bay Packers ‘committed’ Aaron Rodgers, not exchanging him, GM says

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Green Bay Packers actually trust Aaron Rodgers will play for them in 2021, and maybe past. They have no designs to exchange him.

That was senior supervisor Brian Gutekunst’s message late Thursday late evening following the first round of the NFL draft, which came after sources revealed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter prior in the day that Rodgers has gotten so disappointed with the group that he has disclosed to certain individuals from the association he would not like to get back to the Packers.

“We’ve been working through this for a little while now, and I just think it may take some time,” Gutekunst said. “But he’s a guy that kind of makes this thing go. He give us the best chance to win, and we’re going to work towards that end.”

Rodgers, 37, is under agreement through the 2023 season yet has not any more ensured cash left on his arrangement. Gutekunst said the lines of correspondence with Rodgers and his delegates have been open all through the offseason, and the different sides talked again Thursday.

Gutekunst, a fourth-year senior supervisor, rejected that the Packers at any point revealed to Rodgers they would exchange him and repeated that they have no designs to do that.

“We’re not going to exchange Aaron Rodgers,” he said.

Gutekunst said he didn’t talk with San Francisco 49ers head supervisor John Lynch on Thursday about an arrangement for Rodgers. Lynch told columnists Thursday that the 49ers “asked” about Rodgers, however he didn’t say when that occurred and added, “It was a quick end to the conversation; it wasn’t happening.”

Gutekunst said it wasn’t care for the telephones were ringing free at Lambeau Field after the information on Rodgers’ misery penniless.

“Sometime after 5 o’clock, after a lot of the stuff had kind of hit the airwaves, I got I think one call,” Gutekunst said. “It was brief, and that was it.”

Prior this offseason, the Los Angeles Rams supposedly called to ask about Rodgers’ accessibility through exchange before they managed for Matthew Stafford.

“I’m not gonna confirm that,” Rams GM Les Snead said Thursday. “But I don’t think he was ever available.”

Part of Rodgers’ misery comes from a year ago’s draft, when the Packers didn’t educate him regarding their choice to exchange up and draft his possible substitution, Jordan Love, at No. 26 in general, sources told Schefter.

“I certainly look back to last year’s draft and just kind of maybe some of the communication issues we could have done better,” Gutekunst said. “There’s no doubt about it. The draft’s an interesting thing. It can kind of unfold differently than you think it’s going to unfold, and it happens pretty fast. But certainly, I think, looking back on it sitting where we sit today there could have been some communication things we did better.”

In spite of being repelled by Rodgers in their endeavors to broaden his agreement, the Packers actually accept they can persuade him to come around. They brought back everything except two starters from their 13-3 group that arrived at the NFC Championship Game for the subsequent straight season.

“I’m not going to speak for Aaron, but I think obviously we have a really good team and I do think he’ll play for us again,” Gutekunst said. “And like I said, we’re going to work towards that and we’ve been working towards that on a number of different fronts. The value that he adds to our football is really immeasurable, you know what I mean? He brings so much to the table not only as a player but as a leader. He’s so important to his teammates, to his coaches, so yeah, that’s the goal.

“I think we obviously have a very good football team here, we have a great organization, we’re very committed to him and I think as the lines of communication have been open, I’m just optimistic that that’s what’s best for the Green Bay Packers and I truly believe that’s what’s best for Aaron Rodgers, as well.”

Gutekunst was the lone individual from the Packers’ association to address correspondents on Thursday after they drafted Georgia cornerback Eric Stokes at No. 29 generally. Mentor Matt LaFleur is planned to take addresses following the draft on Saturday.

“I think it’s like everything in this business, look, I don’t think anything ever surprises you,” former Packers coach and current Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said on Thursday. “And things like that go on, conversations I think are always going on when it comes to player acquisition. Obviously no one knows the impact that Aaron Rodgers has made on the Green Bay Packers (more than McCarthy) but, yeah, I haven’t given it much thought. Obviously I didn’t see anything happen today, so … good news story.”

Gutekunst wouldn’t put a cutoff time on when the Rodgers’ circumstance should be settled for it not to affect the 2021 season.

“It’s kind of a hypothetical and it’s kind of, like I said, our desire is to have Aaron as our quarterback leading this team and competing for championships,” he said. “So, it’s a little bit hypothetical, so we’ll get to that. We’ll cross that bridge when we get to it.”


However Packers won’t, Rams attempted to exchange for Aaron Rodgers prior to procuring Matthew Stafford

The Los Angeles Rams are the discussion of the NFL after apparently consenting to terms on a blockbuster exchange for Matthew Stafford, however on the off chance that everything went by their arrangements, they would’ve wound up with a much greater name under focus.

Showing up on NFLnight to examine the Rams’ arrangement for Stafford, the group initially attempted to exchange for Packers star Aaron Rodgers, however Green Bay just wouldn’t engage the thought.

“They wanted to upgrade from Jared Goff,” Farmer said.

“They felt like there were a certain number of quarterbacks who could do that. I think Deshaun Watson was out of their price range. They made a run at Aaron Rodgers, and the Packers were adamant that they weren’t trading him.”

While the news isn’t really astounding, taking into account the amount Rams metal straightforwardly alluded to looking for a redesign over Goff in 2021, it actually rings boisterous in the wake of Rodgers’ accounted for discontent in Green Bay.

The Packers, all things considered, have over and again and freely communicated confidence in Rodgers as the club’s QB of the close and even inaccessible future, with Rodgers himself as of late proposing there’s little explanation he won’t return in 2021.

In any case, the QB outstandingly scrutinized his own future with the group after the Packers’ NFC Championship misfortune and is purportedly discontent with his present agreement, prompting hypothesis about his accessibility.

There’s additionally Rodgers’ California association. While it’s reasonable Green Bay is not kidding about holding No. 12 or essentially didn’t produce enough considerable exchange proposition from the Rams Rodgers was brought up on the West Coast, home of the Rams.

Eventually, L.A. focusing on him as a potential Goff substitution will probably stay in the “what-could-have-been” record, with Rodgers’ old NFC North opponent in Stafford making a beeline for the Rams all things considered.


‘Fair to say’ beneficiary in NFL : Green Bay Packers’ Davante Adams

Davante Adams accepts he shouldn’t simply be in the best-wide-beneficiary in-the-NFL discussion. He accepts he should begin and end the discussion.

Adams, the Green Bay Packers’ three-time Pro Bowler, put forth his defense indeed on Thursday.

To begin with, he made it on the field in a 34-17 triumph at the San Francisco 49ers that pushed the Packers to 6-2 at the halfway purpose of the period. Adams had 10 gets for 173 yards and his association driving eighth score gathering.

At that point, as unassumingly as could reasonably be expected, he made it with his postgame remarks:

When inquired as to whether he’s the best wide collector in the group, Adams stated: “I imagine that is reasonable for state. I feel that is not being arrogant. That is simply being sure. I think, clearly, what I’ve done and what I will keep on doing will demonstrate that to anyone who isn’t energetic about that.”

Here’s the proof from this season up until now:

  • Adams is the principal player to record three rounds of in any event 10 gets and 150 yards in his group’s initial eight rounds of a season, as indicated by Elias Sports Bureau research.
  • He’s the second part in NFL history to record three rounds of 10 gets, 150 yards and a score in a solitary season, joining Calvin Johnson (2012). Johnson’s Detroit Lions went 0-3 in those games. The Packers are 3-0 in Adams’ games.

Adams has played in just six of the Packers’ eight games this season. He missed Weeks 3 and 4 on account of a hamstring injury. The thump on the Packers’ offense has been that it needs weapons outside of Adams and running back Aaron Jones, who returned Thursday after a two-game nonappearance due to a calf injury and had 79 yards of complete offense. However long quarterback Aaron Rodgers has Adams, that probably won’t make any difference.

Rodgers has finished 76% of his objectives to Adams this season. He has more consummations (53) and scores (eight) to Adams than to the remainder of the Packers’ wideouts consolidated (41 culminations and six scores, two of which came Thursday to Marquez Valdes-Scantling).

“He’s such an extraordinary player,” Rodgers, who finished 25 of 31 passes for 305 yards and four scores, said of Adams. “He’s hard on matchups. He’s ready to make such a great amount of room with his delivery example, and he has enough speed to jump on top, so you can’t really play low and anticipate certain courses. We hit him with many things today. Hit him on the main belonging with a go ball that he made a pleasant change on. On the last belonging, we were in on an inside go course. He’s so skilled. He can do everything, handles himself the correct way. Simply a delight to play with. An extraordinary person.”

Rodgers and Adams were particularly sharp on profound tosses against the 49ers. Rodgers coordinated a profession best Thursday with four consummations that voyaged at least 25 yards noticeable all around, and three of those were to Adams.

“At the point when you have two incredible players like Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams and the line bears the cost of you an opportunity to hang in the pocket and toss some profound, those were some dime balls that Aaron was tossing to Davante,” Packers mentor Matt LaFleur said.

Adams has 675 yards getting in six games this season. In the event that he keeps up that pace over the leftover eight games, he would get done with 1,575 yards. His profession best of 1,386 yards accepting came in 2018. Twice, remembering for 2019, he has gotten done with 997 yards in a season.

“I really accept that, just dependent on the work that I’ve placed in [and] the association I have between my quarterback,” Adams stated, proceeding to express his case while taking note of a few times that he needed to appear to be certain yet not prideful.

“It’s not just about me simply running a course. On the off chance that the line isn’t ensuring or if the quarterback doesn’t glance toward you or if different recipients don’t do their part to pull safeguards away, none of what I do can occur. So by the day’s end, I’ll let you know, truly, totally, I believe I’m the best wide beneficiary in the game, yet there’s a gr


For ruling Bears, Packers get ‘A’ for bulldozing Texans, Rams get ‘A-‘ : NFL Week 7 grades

Here are the Week 7 evaluations for each group that played on Sunday and Monday

In the event that there was any worry about the Packers’ capacity to bounce back from a victory misfortune, they can likely feel free to toss those worries out the window. Multi week subsequent to getting destroyed by Tampa Bay, the Packers reacted by pulling off one of their best all-around exhibitions of the period in a 35-20 win over the Houston Texans. Aaron Rodgers painted another hostile show-stopper with 283 passing yards and four scores.

The Packers didn’t have running back Aaron Jones in this game, yet as it turned out, they didn’t really require him, since they had Rodgers and Davante Adams to convey the offense.

A sound Adams is almost difficult to stop, and he demonstrated that on Sunday. The Packers beneficiary got 13 passes for a vocation high 196 yards, which likewise fills in as the eighth-most elevated single-game absolute in establishment history.

It turned out to be clear pretty right off the bat in the game that the Texans planned to have a couple of issues covering Adams. For example, on this third-and-9 in the main quarter, Adams was secured well, yet then Rodgers made an awesome toss.

Rodgers acknowledged that consummation as the one that got this show on the road with Sunday.

“It was actually the catch down the left sideline on third down that made us go,” Rodgers said after the game. “With some lovely late hands by Adams. at the point when he’s in the game, clearly we’re intense.”

The 28-yard toss to Adams was really one of two gets of in excess of 25 yards that he had on the drive. Two plays later, Adams would get a 36-yard pass that set the Packers up at Houston’s 5-yard line. The Packers in the end scored a score on the drive to go up 14-0, and from that point onward, the victory was on.

Rodgers and Adams associated at key occasions in this game. In addition to the fact that they converted the third-and-9 above, however later in the game, the Packers changed over a third-and-4 after Rodgers hit Adams with a 45-yard score pass.

The was TD was one of multiple times where the couple associated on third down. To make that detail significantly crazier, simply think about this: The Packers changed over 7 of 12 third downs in the game and Adams was in a bad way on ALL seven transformations (third-and-objective, third-and-1, third-and-4, third-and-5, third-and-7, third-and-9, third-and-10).

On pretty much every third down, it was entirely clear where Rodgers was going with the ball, however the Texans actually couldn’t stop it. Despite the fact that the Packers offense had a hiccup a week ago, it doesn’t seem as though that misfortune will have any drawn out impacts.

The Packers actually seem as though perhaps the best offense in the NFC, if not the best, and they seemed as though that despite the fact that they were feeling the loss of a central participant in Jones.


Packers vs Saints final score: As Green Bay brings down New Orleans on ‘SNF’, Aaron Rodgers sparkles again

The two quarterbacks both tossed for three TDs and no picks, yet it was the meeting Packers who beat the competition

The New Orleans Saints played host to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night, yet the Packers were the ones who took all the energy at the last part of a premium NFC shootout.

Drew Brees bounced back from a calm Week 2 misfortune with three scores, including two to star play-creator Alvin Kamara, and the Saints showed up on their way to a potential late-game triumph because of an essential fourth-down stop. Aaron Rodgers and Co. were more hazardous, notwithstanding, driving here and there the field to guarantee a 37-30 win and improve to 3-0 on the 2020 NFL season.

Here are some quick takeaways from the Packers’ third consecutive success.

Why the Packers won

The Saints may have some great pieces on their guard, however like Derek Carr seven days sooner, Aaron Rodgers just dismantled them on Sunday night – aside from in substantially more exciting, huge play style. Without Davante Adams in the setup, No. 12 actually figured out how to interface on a modest bunch of delightful bombs and blossom with rollout throws while taking care of a super profitable Allen Lazard.

He additionally killed New Orleans in time to take care of business with his smarts, most remarkably drawing a couple of punishments to place the Pack in the red zone with a lead and under four minutes to play.

Credit Matt LaFleur for dialing up a course of action to keep the Saints tense the entire night, and credit Rodgers for executing it with power. Protectively, Green Bay wasn’t close to as compelling, permitting Alvin Kamara to pile on computer game details as Drew Brees’ top passing outlet, however they likewise removed the greater part of Brees’ external targets, restricting Sean Payton’s assault to a dink-and-dunk approach for a great part of the night.

Why the Saints lost

A large portion of the fault has a place with the safeguard, where New Orleans and its veteran heads – Cameron Jordan, Malcolm Jenkins, Demario Davis – fizzled for a second consecutive week at keeping things close enough.

Marshon Lattimore may have had a basic fourth-down stop, and Davis may have sacked Rodgers, yet a few features amount to nothing when you surrender almost 40 focuses at home, particularly to a group without its obvious No. 1 wideout. Where on the planet was the contraband safeguard? Rodgers had only fully open targets.

You can likewise credit a portion of the late-game move in energy away from the Saints to Sean Payton’s dynamic, explicitly his emphasis on consolidating Taysom Hill at unfavorable occasions. Drew Brees, in the interim, shouldn’t be thrashed for an exceptionally proficient exhibition that legitimately took care of Alvin Kamara (an outright stud in the game), yet you actually need to puzzle over whether his aversion to push the ball downfield has prevented their capacity to win shootouts.

Defining moment

Tied at 27, the Saints had recently gotten an immense stop on a fourth-and-1, stuffing an Aaron Jones hurry to take over right off the bat in the final quarter. Yet, at that point, rather than approaching Brees to proceed with his productive short-zone passing assault, Sean Payton focused on Taysom Hill for a read alternative, during which Hill mishandled away the ball, gave Green Bay belonging and set up a Packers field objective that put the guests out in front for good.

Play of the game

Nobody verged on coordinating Kamara on his razzle-stun catch-and-run TD to hitch the game at 27 late in the second from last quarter. This play alone typified a colossal night for the Saints’ star running back, who could conceivably be the best non-QB play-producer in the NFL:

What’s straightaway

The Saints (1-2) will take off in Week 4 to take on the Detroit Lions (1-2), who simply resentful the Arizona Cardinals in a rebound triumph. The Packers (3-0), in the interim, will be back in ideal time on Monday night to take on the Atlanta Falcons (0-3), who have now blown two straight 15-point final quarter leads subsequent to tumbling to the Chicago Bears in Week 3.