A contingent of Jets officials reportedly flew to California to meet with Aaron Rodgers in person Tuesday, but they are not the only members of the organization recruiting the Packers quarterback.
Several current Jets players, including 2022 Defensive Rookie of the Year Sauce Gardner and fellow young stars Breece Hall and Quinnen Williams, have posted on Twitter and Instagram, urging the four-time MVP to come join them in New York.
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Gardner jokingly promised that if Rodgers joined the Jets, he would avoid intercepting him in practice and would even burn the cheesehead he infamously stole when the Jets beat Rodgers’ Packers at Lambeau Field last season.
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Jets tight end C.J. Uzomah expressed doubt that Gardner would hold to his first promise, but did support torching the cheesehead.
Gardner, meanwhile, hinted that he might not wait for a Rodgers decision to burn the cheesehead.
Williams took a different approach, attempting to appeal to Rodgers’ love of golf.
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Hall, the Jets running back who appeared to be on his way to Offensive Rookie of the Year honors before tearing his ACL in October, tweeted that he was “manifesting” Rodgers joining his team. Offensive lineman Mekhi Becton also tweeted a GIF at the quarterback.
Tight end Tyler Conklin and cornerback Justin Hardee tried to get Rodgers dreaming of bringing a Super Bowl back to New York.
Jets owner Woody Johnson, general manager Joe Douglas, head coach Robert Saleh and newly-hired offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett were all part of the group that met with Rodgers in California on Tuesday, according to the New York Post. However, the Jets are reportedly still waiting…
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Publish date : 2023-03-09 01:03:58
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