Aaron Rodgers seems to be like he’s already loving life in New York as he attended the Rangers playoff sport towards the New Jersey Devils at Madison Sq. Backyard on Saturday night time.
Rodgers, a four-time MVP, seemed humbled by the reception earlier than showing to mouth ‘Let’s Go’ on the digicam.
With two minutes to go within the second interval and the Rangers holding a 2-1 lead, a video appeared on the Madison Sq. Backyard jumbotron exhibiting Rodgers in his seat, main the Rangers trustworthy to erupt right into a frenzy.
The 39-year-old Rodgers stated at his unveiling on Wednesday that he wished Tremendous Bowl glory with the Jets – the crew haven’t bought their palms on the Vince Lombardi trophy since 1969.
‘I am an previous man. So I need to be a part of a crew that may win all of it. I imagine this can be a place we will get it accomplished,’ Rodgers stated of the Jets’ Tremendous Bowl probabilities.
The New York Rangers gained and degree the tie at three, so there will probably be a seventh sport to determine who qualifies for the quarterfinals.
Aaron Rodgers explains why he will not put on #12 for the Jets
Throughout his press convention with the Jets, Aaron Rodgers defined why he determined to put on the quantity 8 as a substitute of the quantity 12 he wore throughout his Inexperienced Bay Packers days, regardless of receiving Joe Namath’s blessing to launch his retired quantity.
“I heard what he stated about retiring his quantity, however to me, 12 is Broadway Joe. I did not even need to go down that street, and I am excited to get again to my school quantity,” stated the brand new QB.
A-Rod’s resolution to return to quantity 8 in respect to Namath, who had his jersey retired in 1985, serves as one among a number of indicators that the long run Corridor of Fame member is totally embracing the subsequent chapter of his profession. His arrival in New York ends months of hypothesis within the NFL and within the metropolis, a run that included an endorsement from Namath about Rodgers probably sporting his quantity 12 if he got here to the Jets.