Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has yet to make a decision on his NFL future, leaving fans and teams on edge.
But former Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall has now weighed in on the debate, urging Rodgers to retire from the sport.
In a video message posted to Instagram on Tuesday, Marshall congratulated Rodgers on his successful career and suggested he no longer has anything to prove. He said, “It’s okay to retire, brother. There is nothing more to prove. Travel the world. Go explore. Build your family.”
Marshall, who played for 13 seasons and was a six-time Pro Bowl, also acknowledged Rodgers’ success on the field, saying he was one of the most decorated quarterbacks in sports history. He even suggested that Rodgers’ legacy in Green Bay would span several generations. However, Marshall still urged him to retire before the 2023 season.
Why did Brandon Marshall ask Aaron Rodgers to retire?
It’s unclear why Marshall felt compelled to make this statement about Rodgers’ career decision, but he seemed passionate about the situation. Many fans are eagerly awaiting Rodgers’ decision as reports continue to emerge of teams potentially looking to trade for the 18-year-old veteran.
The Packers are also eagerly awaiting Rodgers’ decision, as it could have major implications for his future. Despite the uncertainty, Rodgers has continued to play at a high level, leading the Packers to the NFC Championship game last season.
Only time will tell what Rodgers decides to do, but for now, fans and analysts will continue to speculate about his future in the NFL.