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Aaron Rodgers not at Green Bay Packers’ mandatory minicamp

Report: Rodgers not in attendance at Packers minicamp originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

The Green Bay Packers began mandatory minicamp on Tuesday and reportedly are still without their superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Rodgers did not show up to minicamp, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.

It was reported on Monday that Rodgers was not expected to attend minicamp, and that Green Bay could opt to fine him $95,085 for his absence.

Rodgers has already skipped the Packers’ offseason program forfeiting a workout bonus of $500,000. It remains to be seen if Rodgers will be moved before Green Bay begins training camp in July.On Saturday, Packers president Mark Murphy wrote in his monthly column on the team’s website that the situation with Rodgers “has divided our fan base.” 

When the Rodgers-Packers fiasco became public over a month ago, Murphy acknowledged that the team had been working with Rodgers and his

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Packers Tight End Details His Conversations With Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Sunday against Tampa Bay.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Sunday against Tampa Bay.

Green Bay Packers tight end Robert Tonyan considers himself a good friend to Aaron Rodgers. The two have talked often throughout the offseason.

However, Tonyan admitted on Friday that they haven’t gotten into the business side of things.

“That’s not a part of our friendship. We just leave that to the businessmen,” Tonyan said on the Rich Eisen Show. “… Aaron’s been the quarterback of the Green Bay Packers for 16 years. I’ve been the tight end for four years. I think that’s above my pay grade. I don’t want to talk for him and all that stuff. That’s just a business thing. I’m just going to continue to get better and play tight end for the Green Bay Packers. If, when or whatever happens and Aaron comes back, I’m ready, and there’s no gray area with

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Aaron Rodgers Tells Kenny Mayne Why He’s Upset With Packers

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers with his hands in a hand warmer.

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers with his hands in a hand warmer.

For the first time since all the rumors about his frustration with the Green Bay Packers surfaced, Aaron Rodgers revealed why he’s currently unhappy with the franchise that drafted him in 2005.

Rodgers was on ESPN’s SportsCenter on Monday night for Kenny Mayne’s final show. During his interview with Mayne, the three-time MVP discussed his standoff with the Packers.

Contrary to popular belief, Rodgers said that his frustration with the Packers is not about the front office’s decision to draft Jordan Love last year. Instead, his problem is with the way certain people inside the organization have handled things.

“With my situation, look it’s never been about the draft pick, picking Jordan,” Rodgers told Mayne, via ESPN. “I love Jordan; he’s a great kid. [We’ve had] a lot of fun to work together. Love the coaching

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Will Aaron Rodgers leave the Packers? Six scenarios that could unfold after June 1

What’s next for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers?

Rodgers appeared on “SportsCenter” with Kenny Mayne on Monday, but he did not directly answer whether he wanted to be traded. Instead, he offered support for 2020 first-round pick Jordan Love while not mentioning general manager Brian Gutekunst. 

“With my situation, it’s never been about the draft pick,” Rodgers said on “SportsCenter.” “Picking Jordan, I love Jordan. He’s a great kid. A lot of fun to work together. Love my coaching staff, love my teammates, love my fan base in Green Bay. Incredible 16 years. It’s just kind of about a philosophy, and maybe forgetting that it is about the people that make the thing go. It’s about character, it’s about culture. It’s about doing things the right way.”

June 1 is the next date to circle on the calendar. That is when the trade scenarios come into play. 

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