Aaron Rodgers Comments on Roger Goodell, NFL’s Power Structure

August 17, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers could be without two of his best defensive teammates for part of the 2016 season, as outside linebackers Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews are under investigation by the NFL after their names appeared in Al-Jazeera America's report about performance-enhancing-drug users. 
If the defensive duo is sidelined by Commissioner Roger Goodell more than eight months after the initial report, Rodgers won't be pointing the finger at the NFL or its leading man for taking advantage of their power.
Instead, he laid his sights on the league's Collective Bargaining Agreement, signed in 2011, as he spoke with the Jim Rome Show on Wednesday, via ESPN.com's Jason Wilde:
If that is the case, we have nobody to blame but ourselves. Because we had the opportunity in the CBA to make some legitimate changes to that. I think there was probably too much pressure to come to a deal when we had all the power on our side.
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