Green Bay Packers’ best five receivers join Aaron Rodgers in skipping the beginning of OTAs
Aaron Rodgers was not expected to appear for the beginning of voluntary coordinated team activities. Instead, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and his life partner, actress Shailene Woodley, have seemed, by all accounts, to be having incredible time traveling in Hawaii dependent via social media posts.
Yet, the Packers likewise were without their best five receivers at Tuesday’s session.
Davante Adams, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Allen Lazard, Devin Funchess and Equanimeous St. Brown left backup quarterback Jordan Love to work with a makeshift receiving corps, Matt Schneidman of TheAthletic.com reports.
So did they remain away in fortitude with Rodgers?
Packers coach Matt LaFleur said he spoke with the five wideouts, and the idea of an organized exertion to skirt the practice sessions won’t ever come up.
“I think, as a coach, you always want as many guys that choose to show up here,” LaFleur said, via Schneidman. “I think there’s a lot of team chemistry, which is so important in winning and losing in this league and just learning how to play together, learning how to practice together, setting the standards for this football team. So certainly, yeah, you’d love to have everybody here.”
Cornerback Jaire Alexander, left tackle David Bakhtiari, who is rehabbing a torn ACL, cornerback Ka’dar Hollman and cornerback Stanford Samuels likewise didn’t go to Tuesday’s work, as per Schneidman. Tight end Josiah Deguara, cornerback Kevin King and quarterback Blake Bortles were available yet were either restricted or not partaking.