Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback and reigning NFL Most Beneficial Participant Aaron Rodgers famously informed anxious followers to “R-E-L-A-X” one September years in the past.
Rodgers may’ve gone that very same route throughout a Tuesday look on “The Pat McAfee Present” that occurred roughly 48 hours after Inexperienced Bay suffered a humiliating 38-3 loss by the hands of the New Orleans Saints. Whereas he did not use these precise phrases, the 37-year-old made it clear he is already turning the web page and specializing in the upcoming “Monday Night time Soccer” showdown with the Detroit Lions.
“It is perhaps a freak out outdoors the power,” Rodgers defined, per Josh Alper of Professional Soccer Discuss. “I feel it’s only a good studying lesson for us. We are able to’t play like that. We are able to’t begin a sport like that. Like I stated after the sport, our vitality degree was a bit of bit low earlier than the sport. We’ve got to do a greater job responding to adversity. There’s not a lot to say. We acquired our a–es beat by 35 factors. We’re all pissed off about it, however simply transfer on. We’ve got 16 extra to go.”
Rodgers declared final month he does not need the season to change into “a farewell tour” amid experiences he may orchestrate his exit from the Packers following the marketing campaign, however that is precisely what the 12 months’s last months may change into if Inexperienced Bay does not start turning issues round subsequent Monday. Luckily for Rodgers and firm, Detroit and the opposite two NFC North groups additionally dropped their season openers, so the Packers have not but misplaced any floor within the division standings.