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Greg Jennings is a former wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers. (He also did short stints with the Vikings and Dolphins.)

Jennings was formerly Aaron Rodgers‘ favorite target. He was a huge factor in the Packers Super Bowl victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2010, catching four passes for 64 yards and two touchdowns.

Greg Jennings has also become somewhat of a nemesis to Aaron Rodgers, which makes what he said raise some eyebrows.

And what he said, in effect, is that Rodgers is PO’d and focused coming off his Achilles injury, and the rest of the league better be prepared for him to ball out.

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Greg Jennings: Aaron Rodgers is Coming

Jennings joined The Carton Show earlier this week to warn the NFL that when Rodgers is locked in, he’s the most dangerous man in the league.

“Listening to Aaron Rodgers say what he said, the league is in trouble. When he has this mentality, there’s no one better. … I know he’s 40, I know he’s coming off of injury. But when [he has] this mindset, with how great he is — he’s one of the smartest quarterbacks, he’s going to be a great decision-maker — if his [physical] ability is still there, and he’s taking this posture, watch out.”

Jennings’ comments came as a response to Rodgers taking on the responsibility for how the Jets will perform this upcoming season. “If I don’t do what I know I’m capable of doing, we’re all probably going to be out of here.  “I like that kind of pressure, though. It’s a tough market to play in. It’s not for everybody. I relish that opportunity,” Rodgers told the New York Post.

Jennings is right. When Rodgers is out for revenge or coming off an injury, or when he is publicly doubted, he tends to light it up.

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Aaron Rodgers After Injury

Throughout his career, Rodgers has had a tendency to come back from injury – or to silence public doubts about his abilities – with incredible play.

Readers may recall that Rodgers missed two games due to concussions the year they won the Super Bowl. He had what is considered one of the greatest postseasons ever played by a quarterback, with a passer rating of 109.8.

In 2013, Rodgers went down with a broken collar bone and missed most of the season. What happened the next year? In 2014, he won his second MVP – throwing for 4,381 yards and 38 touchdowns to just 5 picks.

In 2017, he went down again with a broken collar bone. The following season, he bounced back big time, throwing for 4,428 yards and 25 touchdowns to just 2 interceptions.

In 2019, the Packers made it all the way to the NFC Championship Game, but there were big doubts about the team. Some described it as the “worst” team to win 13 games. There was a lot of criticism about the team being a paper tiger.

What happened in 2020? You guessed it. Rodgers won his third MVP, behind 4,299 yards, an insane 48 touchdowns, and just 5 picks.

Rodgers had his worst year as a Packer in his final season with the team, and everyone knows what happened in the first four plays of 2023. So Rodgers is now looking at two down years in a row.

Based on his history, and along the lines of what Greg Jennings has said, we could be looking at another Rodgers MVP season, or perhaps even more.

One thing is for sure: when doubters doubt, Rodgers tends to dominate.

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