That hasn’t stopped many people from ripping into his character, especially when a Bleacher Report article focused a white-hot spotlight on a drama-filled decade that was dominated by the dysfunctional relationship between the signal caller and his former coach, Mike McCarthy.
New Packers head coach Matt LaFleur hasn’t even stepped on the field yet and it seems the Packers could foresee problems already. Moments after Rodgers was informed Matt LaFleur’s hiring by team president Mark Murphy — Rodgers paused, according to Bleacher Report, and Murphy used that opportunity to drive home a point to him.
“Don’t be the problem,” Murphy reportedly told Rodgers. “Don’t be the problem.”
The Packers’ front office didn’t believe it needed to seek Rodgers’ approval or even input before selecting a new coach, which is why the 35-year-old didn’t take part in any interviews with the Packers’ coaching candidates.
One source close to Murphy told the website that the team’s CEO is “tired of the diva stuff.”
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