Joe Klecko wasn’t initially on the New York Jets-Aaron Rodgers train, but he’s changed his opinion
“When [Rodgers] didn’t have the perfect arrangement with the receivers and gameplan and line, his attitude is condescending so much to the player,” Klecko opined at the time. “He didn’t wanna come back to the huddle and all.”
Klecko viewed Rodgers as a locker room cancer who would separate himself from his teammates. However, in a recent interview, he changed his tune. He clarified that he never objected to Rodgers as a quarterback since his record speaks for itself. But Klecko has seen a different Rodgers than he was expecting.
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“I made a reference to it, because the team I was on, we grew together. That was really a cool thing, because we got along so well. That’s what I was hoping, which [Rodgers] now has shown,” Klecko said. “He’s ingratiated the rest of the team, and he’s out there teaching guys. He’s doing the things that you see a Tom Brady do.”
So far, most media members and fans have been pleasantly surprised at Rodgers’ commitment to integrating with the team and bonding with his teammates. First, he attended almost the entire voluntary portion of the offseason, something he hadn’t done in years with the Packers. He took part in the team-building exercises.
Count Klecko belatedly in.
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