To little surprise, Rodgers resisted making news. For the most part, he avoided doing so.
Beyond confirming that he didn’t show up for the start of the team’s OTA sessions, Rodgers avoided most questions about his status with the team.
“I’m just here so I won’t get fined, Ken,” Rodgers said initially. Mayne persisted.
“This is not about me,” Rodgers said. “This is about you. This is about years and years of watching you on TV. You, not just the highlights, but tuning in to watch you and Keith Olbermann and Stuart Scott changing the ways that late-night SportsCenters were done.”
Mayne didn’t relent.
“This isn’t what they want,” Mayne said. “They didn’t call on you for a tribute video here.