Aaron Rodgers is a very interesting guy. Over the last week or so, he has been contemplating his next move. Although, he has been doing this in a very unorthodox way. Rodgers reportedly went to Oregon to take part in some sort of "Darkness Retreat." Overall, Rodgers was without any light sources for about half a week. Here, he was able to meditate and think deeply about whether or not he wants to return to Green Bay, ask for a trade, or just retire altogether.
Of course, there has been a ton of speculation about what Rodgers wants to do next. It is easy to see why when you consider just how amazing he is at the quarterback position. Rodgers is a legend, and there is always fanfare around what he will do next. However, it seems like Brandon Marshall knows something we don't. The former NFL star took to Instagram on Tuesday night and congratulated Rodgers on his career and retirement. What makes this so bizarre is the fact that none of the insiders have reported on Rodgers calling it quits. In fact, even Rodgers hasn't made any indication that he plans to retire.
Aaron Rodgers Retires?
“So I wanted to be the first to say, ‘Salute to Aaron Rodgers for a phenomenal career.’ You are one of the greatest,” Marshall said. “Me personally? You’re my favorite quarterback ever. Favorite. Aaron Rodgers, congratulations on a phenomenal career. You won a Super Bowl...hell, I never even make it to the playoffs. You should be proud, bro. Your name and your team, that team, forever sketched in the history of the NFL. Your kids’ kids’ kids’ kids’ is going to be able to see that. You won back-to-back MVPs. Then you won three MVPs. You’re phenomenal. It’s okay to walk away, bro. There’s nothing left to prove. Go travel the world. Go explore. Build your family.”
It is hard not to question Marshall's sources here. Although he is a media guy now, he isn't as well connected as someone like Adam Schefter or Ian Rapoport. Having said that, Marshall has left a lot of NFL fans confused over the past 16 hours. Hopefully, Rodgers comes out and clarifies things soon. Until then, stay tuned to HNHH for updates.