Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) and New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2) talk during a joint NFL football training camp practice Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis.

Matt Ludtke, Associated Press

NFL All-Pro quarterback Aaron Rodgers had some words of advice for one of the league’s younger quarterbacks, Zach Wilson, who endured a forgettable sophomore year during the 2022 season.

Rodgers joined “The Pat McAfee Show” on Tuesday, and when he was asked about his relationship with Wilson, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft, the veteran Green Bay Packers signal caller opened up about what he sees in the former BYU quarterback.

“I think he’s super talented,” Rodgers said of Wilson, in a segment shared on Twitter. “I think a little humility is good for all of us, at various times in our careers. I think the first year, they literally had no players. They came and practiced against us and I was like, ‘The defense can play, but the offense needs some more players.’”

“I hope that whoever the Jets go with at OC can come in and get the best out of Zach Wilson.. I think he’s talented enough to have a long career in the league”@AaronRodgers12 #PMSLive

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) January 24, 2023

Rodgers said he first met Wilson before the 2021 draft, then again during the preseason during Wilson’s rookie campaign when the Packers and Jets held joint practices.

The four-time NFL MVP Rodgers complimented the Jets for bringing in some playmaking talent this past offseason, including running back Breece Hall and wide receiver Chris Olave, both rookies, along with tight end C.J. Uzomah, to give the franchise some weapons to build an offense around whoever ends up being the solution at quarterback.

That worked for the Jets in the early part of the 2022 season, as the team marched out to a 7-4 record through the end of November. New York lost its final six games, though, as the Jets went through a QB carousel of Wilson, …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


Aaron Rodgers has some words of advice for Zach Wilson

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