If not for meditating, Aaron Rodgers may well be retired.
The long term Hall of Famer stated he “spent a pair times in silence and meditation” prior to determining to go to teaching camp with the Packers and continue on his profession with the only franchise he’s at any time identified.
“I signify, I felt likely into the weekend just before camp that I was 50/50,” Rodgers reported on Wednesday’s episode of the “Dan Le Batard & Friends” podcast. “I never care if individuals really don’t believe that that. That’s correct. There ended up some things that got me to 50/50 for positive, and you know I used a couple of days in silence and meditation and contemplation and actually felt like that I should really appear back again. There’s a whole lot of options for advancement and remarkable factors in Green Bay and that felt like the suitable issue to do.”
For a though, it appeared the reigning MVP would not return to Inexperienced Bay for a 17th season.
News broke on draft day in April that the 37-12 months-old required out, and his uncertain foreseeable future hung around the group all offseason.
But Rodgers, who has advocated for meditation in the previous, reported to camp and finished any speculation that he would not return.
Whilst the meditation may well have furnished Rodgers clarity, the Packers conceding to his needs very likely helped.
Environmentally friendly Bay reworked Rodgers’ $134 million contract to make him qualified for absolutely free company a calendar year previously, in 2022, when reacquiring his previous most loved target Randall Cobb.