Aaron Rodgers Admits ‘Misleading’ Comments Regarding his Vaccination Status

Jan 22, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) warms up prior to the 2017 NFC Championship Game against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Aaron Rodgers returned to The Pat McAfee show on Tuesday to apologize for not following the league’s COVID-19 protocols. The Packers star quarterback took a moment to acknowledge his role as an athlete with fans that look up to him.

“I acknowledge am a role model to a lot of people,” Rodgers said on the show. “I made some comments that people might have felt were misleading. To anybody who felt misled by those comments, I take full responsibility.”

Tuesday’s show appearance for Rodgers comes four days after he openly discussed his reasons for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Rodgers said that he plans to stay out of the politics between the league and its COVID-19 policies.

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SOURCE: Sports Illustrated, Wilton Jackson