Aaron Rodgers has been fortunate to have a slew of weapons since taking over as the Packers’ starting quarterback, but he’ll no longer have one of his favorite targets in Green Bay.
The Packers made a pair of high-profile personnel moves Tuesday. Not long after agreeing to sign tight end Jimmy Graham, Green Bay decided to cut ties with veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson.
Rodgers and Nelson formed quite the duo in their 10 seasons together, and the Packers QB showcased his appreciation for his now-former teammate in a farewell Instagram post. But while Rodgers and Green Bay are losing one big piece, a fellow star signal-caller has lost much more.
Tom Brady has watched a number of big-name players flee the New England Patriots for new teams this offseason. This hardly is a new experience for Brady, who has seen countless star players come and go throughout his 18 seasons in New England. But Brady and the Patriots seem to always march on, and Colin Cowherd believes this needs proper praise.
During Wednesday’s edition of FOX Sports 1’s “The Herd,” Cowherd pondered why sympathy often is sent to Rodgers, who hasn’t experienced much notable roster turnover during his time in Green Bay.
Cowherd makes some interesting points, but we have a feeling neither QB cares very much about receiving sympathy. That said, the FS1 host’s diatribe makes Brady’s absurd NFL longevity seem all the more impressive.
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