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Aaron Rodgers'Frustrated and'Emotional Over Lack of Input in Packers Personnel

Aaron Rodgers'Frustrated and'Emotional Over Lack of Input in Packers Personnel

"While the relationship between Rodgers and the Packers isn't in total disrepair, two league sources familiar with the quarterback's mindset described him as both "frustrated" and "emotional" over a lack of communication from the front office prior to some significant decisions this offseason", Robinson writes.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has yet to agree to the massive new extension he's expected to get this offseason.

"I know he's thinking about that stuff when it comes to the next contract because he should have earned a voice by now", the source continued.

Rodgers likely understands that he can't make decisions for management, but he wishes the team had at least consulted him before cutting ties with former quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt and wide receiver Jordy Nelson. "In other places with [elite] quarterbacks, consideration is given to those guys". Van Pelt had worked for the team since 2012 and was the quarterbacks coach since 2014.

Rodgers' frustration has come out publicly in the form of passive aggression: He referred to Van Pelt's firing as an "interesting decision" made "without consulting me", then included the hashtags #loyal and #stillcanplayball in an Instagram post about Nelson after the wideout's release. "In both situations, he had no influence with [the front office] before anything went down". But that's just not the way it works (in Green Bay).

The Green Bay Packers aren't giving Aaron Rodgers much of a say in key personnel decisions that affect him, and apparently Rodgers doesn't like it one bit. "I think that's obviously frustrating and it's going to keep coming out".

Rodgers has two years remaining on his current contract and cap hits of roughly $21 million in 2018 and 2019.

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