Under woke Commissioner Roger Goodell, who has all but banned hard hitting, the NFL seems to take on more and more soap opera-like qualities where there’s as much drama off the field as there is on it.
At least, that was the case following the Green Bay Packers’ thrilling 14-12 victory over the Tom Brady-led Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The Packers eked out a win when Tampa Bay failed on a two-point conversion in the game’s closing seconds that would have tied the contest.
Packers quarterback set tongues a’wagging after the game when he suggested in an interview that he saw something on the Jumbotron that may have tipped him off to what play the Bucs were going to run — the game was played in Tampa Bay.
For what it’s worth, Rodgers was seen talking to Packers head coach Matt LaFleur as Tampa Bay was engaged in its final drive.
“They showed it on the previous play, too,” Rodgers said. “It was a delay on both plays. But sometimes you see things in the game. Sometimes the Jumbotron shows things they probably shouldn’t show, even at home. I saw something and just passed on the information.”
Aaron Rodgers just got the Bucs Jumbotron guy fired pic.twitter.com/We6DxucElQ
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) September 25, 2022
Rodgers would clarify a little more about what he saw during his weekly appearance Tuesday on “The Pat McAfee Show.”
“About four plays before, four or five plays somewhere, it was well before the two-point conversion, I did see something on the Jumbotron that I went down and relayed to Matt. I’m not going to get into exactly what I saw or even if it had a real impact on the play. I think that’s kind of inconsequential,” he explained.
“But I thought I saw something, I relayed that to Matt, whether that got relayed to Joe or not, I’m not sure,” Rodgers added, referencing Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry. “Either way, it had nothing to do with the two-point conversion. There wasn’t an image of the Microsoft Surface or anything on there, that would have been pretty funny though.”
What’d you see on the jumbotron Aaron?
“Four plays before the two point conversion I thought I saw something that I relayed to Matt.. I don’t know if that had any real impact on that play” ~@AaronRodgers12#PMSLive #ART pic.twitter.com/I7J0C6FGTx
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) September 27, 2022
One thing seems certain, Rodgers got inside the head of Tampa Bay’s head coach, Todd Bowles, who was asked about the opposing player’s remarks.
Bowles told reporters at a Monday press conference that he would be “meeting this afternoon” to discuss the matter.
“I don’t know. I have to see it and talk to the people first,” the coach said when a reporter pressed him on what Rodgers might have seen on the Jumbotron.
#Bucs HC Todd Bowles says he’s meeting with the operations team later this afternoon to discuss the image on the Jumbotron that may give the #Packers an advantage on the 2-point conversion. pic.twitter.com/ZgOJH9RevM
— PewterReport (@PewterReport) September 26, 2022
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