Aaron Rodgers Reveals He Thinks About Retirement ‘All the Time’

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His admission that he thinks about retirement "all the time" is not real assuring of his full commitment to the Packers and I'm a little surprised he said this publicly. As someone who is also on the cusp of retirement, I have to say that, subconsciously at least, you become a little less committed to all of the minor details of your role when you begin to see the finish line approaching. The NFL season is a grind and the pressure on him will be even greater this year as he develops chemistry with a new crop of receivers. Bad sign if he is already thinking of checking out.tc(
 

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His admission that he thinks about retirement "all the time" is not real assuring of his full commitment to the Packers and I'm a little surprised he said this publicly. As someone who is also on the cusp of retirement, I have to say that, subconsciously at least, you become a little less committed to all of the minor details of your role when you begin to see the finish line approaching. The NFL season is a grind and the pressure on him will be even greater this year as he develops chemistry with a new crop of receivers. Bad sign if he is already thinking of checking out.tc(
I think this may be a case where Rodgers (like Favre before him) is being a little too honest with the media (a departure from some his comments in various settings last year).

These guys play a violent sport where their bodies likely hurt constantly during the playing season. I would bet a lot of NFL vets over 28-30 years old are thinking about retirement all the time. If they didn't think about retirement, it would be abnormal.
 

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I think this may be a case where Rodgers (like Favre before him) is being a little too honest with the media (a departure from some his comments in various settings last year).

These guys play a violent sport where their bodies likely hurt constantly during the playing season. I would bet a lot of NFL vets over 28-30 years old are thinking about retirement all the time. If they didn't think about retirement, it would be abnormal.
This is 100% accurate. He’s been public the last 2 years that it’s been a consideration and he does not need the cash.
 
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