It’s not too typically that you simply hear Rob Gronkowski name somebody out, however the former NFL tight finish undoubtedly took situation with a current remark by Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
During a Tuesday look on “The Pat McAfee Show,” Rodgers was speaking about his NFL future — and whether or not he nonetheless has what it takes to play on the NFL degree — when he casually talked about that he thought he may win “MVP once more” if he have been put within the “proper state of affairs.”
Gronk was requested about that remark throughout a Wednesday interview on “Up and Adams” and let’s simply say that Gronk wish to see Rodgers get his NFL priorities straight.
“I’m completely tremendous with the whole lot he mentioned, besides one main half, and that is the ‘MVP once more,'” Gronk mentioned. “It’s simply that ‘I believe I can win one other Super Bowl,’ after which, that will have been completely tremendous. Why are you pondering MVP? Like, do not you need Super Bowls? Super Bowls are, I believe, 5 occasions better than an MVP award.”
Gronk is a four-time Super Bowl champion, who as soon as performed with a three-time NFL MVP in Tom Brady, so he undoubtedly is aware of a bit bit about each topics.
“We all know that you have gained the MVP a couple of occasions now, however everybody would know much more what number of extra Super Bowls you have gained than MVPs,” Gronk mentioned of Rodgers. “That’s why I’m just a bit confused about that quote that he simply had. It needs to be Super Bowls. You ought to by no means be pondering the MVP when Super Bowls are twice [as good].”
Rodgers solely has one Super Bowl win in his profession, which got here in his third season as a starter in 2010. Since then, the Packers have made it to 4 NFC Championships, however Rodgers nonetheless has but to return to the large sport.
The Packers quarterback was speaking about his future with McAfee as a result of, proper now, it is unclear what’s going to occur to him this offseason.
During the MVP portion of the dialog, Rodgers talked about how folks thought he was washed up in 2019, only one 12 months earlier than he went on to win back-to-back MVP awards. With some followers probably pondering as soon as once more that he is washed up, Rodgers mentioned that is undoubtedly not the case.
“Do I believe I can nonetheless play? Of course. Can I play at a excessive degree? Yea, the best. I believe I can win MVP once more in the precise state of affairs,” Rodgers mentioned. “Is that Green Bay or is that someplace else? I’m undecided, however I do not suppose it’s best to shut down any alternative.”
If Gronk had instructed Rodgers what to say there, it looks as if he would have most popular one thing nearer to “I believe I can play at an MVP degree and win a Super Bowl in the precise state of affairs.” That’s not what Rodgers mentioned, although, and Gronk undoubtedly wasn’t a fan of the truth that Rodgers prioritized a person award over a staff accomplishment.
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