Aaron Rodgers might not get NFL MVP voter's backing: 'largest jerk in the league' - Fox news

as a minimum one voter for this 12 months's NFL MVP says he may not be backing the frontrunner, green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

"I believe he's a nasty man," Hub Arkush, editor and widespread supervisor of Chicago soccer journal, talked about of Rodgers all through an look on Chicago radio station WSCR-AM.


Rodgers is anticipated to win the MVP award for the 2nd yr in a row – but Arkush claimed he doesn't deserve it this yr on account of his dramatic and turbulent offseason.

eco-friendly Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers warms up earlier than an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Oct. three, 2021, in eco-friendly Bay, Wisconsin. (Asssociated Press)

"I don't think you can be the largest jerk in the league and punish your team, and your firm and your fan base the manner he did and be the most helpful participant," Arkush mentioned on the sports radio station.

earlier than the latest season began, Rodgers hinted at retiring or becoming a member of yet another team after he openly criticized the Packers' entrance office and voiced his disappointment in their draft choices.


however, Rodgers sooner or later played — main his group to an NFL-most efficient 13-three list (with one week to go), capturing the NFC North divisional title, and securing a primary-circular bye in the postseason.

"Has he been probably the most helpful on the field? Yeah, you might make that argument, however I don't feel he's clearly that a lot extra helpful than Jonathan Taylor (Colts operating back) or Cooper Kupp (Rams vast receiver) or possibly even Tom Brady (Buccaneers QB). So from the place I sit down, the relaxation of it's why he's no longer gonna be my option," Arkush stated.

green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers acknowledges the group after an NFL football video game towards the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, in eco-friendly Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers won 37-10. (linked Press)

whereas no longer securing a unanimous vote, Rodgers will seemingly nonetheless win, in line with Arkush.

"Do I believe he's gonna win it? likely," he instructed the station. "loads of voters don't approach it the way I do, but others do, who I've spoken to. however probably the most ways we get to maintain being voters is we're not allowed to assert who we are voting for until after the award has been introduced. I'm likely pushing the envelope by way of announcing who I'm now not balloting for. however we're now not in reality supposed to demonstrate our votes.

"There are not any guidelines. we are instructed to pick the man who we think is most advantageous to his team. and i don't believe it says anyplace, 'strictly on the box,' however I do believe he hurt his team on the field incidentally he acted off the field," Arkush continued. 

Rodgers additionally sparked some controversy throughout the league when he tested fantastic for COVID-19 and it became discovered that he become not vaccinated.

Aaron Rodgers (12) of the eco-friendly Bay Packers warms up in advance of the game towards the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau field in green Bay, Wisconsin, Jan. 2, 2022. (Getty photos)

Justifying the nonvote, Arkush observed: "I simply believe that the style he's carried himself is inappropriate. I believe he's a foul man, and i don't suppose a nasty man can also be probably the most beneficial man on the equal time."

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If Rodgers wins the MVP, it may be his fourth — probably the most among lively gamers (and at the back of simplest the retired Peyton Manning, who received 5). 

Arkush's feedback drew some backlash on Twitter. 

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