Aaron Rodgers is the reason for the Green Bay Packers success in 2020, but how many more years does he have left?
If you were to ask yourself right now about Aaron Rodgers, what would your answer be to this question: “How many more years does he have left? “
One look at his 2020 stat line would make it seem like he’s the next Tom Brady. With all the controversy surrounding this offseason, it felt like Rodgers was left behind.
All the 37-year-old did was set franchise records and take his team to the No. 1 seed in the NFC. Oh, and if that wasn’t enough, he’s the front-runner for the MVP.
Rodgers is at the point of his career where he no longer has total control over his arc. Instead of looking towards the future, the Green Bay Packers quarterback chooses to live in the moment.
“I’ve really tried to savor every moment this year and enjoy the heck out of everything, like just hearing the sounds and feeling the interactions in the locker room and just enjoying those moments,” Rodgers told reporters.
“I don’t think that this is my last year by any means, but I’m definitely enjoying everything as much as I can this year, especially with how strange it’s been without fans.”
Rodgers playing like every game could be his last
Some wondered if 2020 could be the end of Rodgers career following April’s draft. The Packers surprised everyone by trading up to 26th overall and drafted Utah State quarterback Jordan Love over a wide receiver.
Although unspoken, the move felt eerily similar to that of Rodgers’ draft night when he was selected to replace Bret Favre.
In a year with so much uncertainty, Rodgers made sure teams remembered his status. He threw for an NFL-high 48 touchdowns against five interceptions and set a career-best in completion rating at 70.7 percent. Rodgers’ also helped Green Bay’s offense finish No. 1 on the season.
Fresh off a bye week, Rodgers will have a chance to take on the Los Angeles Rams’ top-tier defense. A win would send him to the NFC Championship game at Lambeau Field.
Rodgers’ time in the NFL might be coming to an end, but his run at a Super Bowl is only beginning.