It will make me buy a copy of Sports Illustrated this week which was what SI is trying to do. They (SI) interview QB Aaron Rodgers and get him to cough up a choice quote:
“I don’t feel I need to sell myself to the fans,” Rodgers responded. “They need to get on board now or keep their mouths shut.”
Rodgers responds thusly:
"I do care deeply about the fans and I think anybody who has been to training camp and sees I'm a lot of times the last one out signing autographs sees I care about the fans, I care about their opinions," said Rodgers. "Everybody wants the fans to care for them and to pull for them and I am no different. That's why the thing that would bother me the most would be if anybody would be offended by the things that were stated because I do care about the fans."
Rodgers wasn't mad at some fan, he was quoted about what "they" think. Who is they? Probably the SI reporter, who's making up some fictional skeptical fan. Rodgers was snapping at the reporter, not at the fans, which is why he said he was quoted out of context. I'll find out more when the issue of SI comes out.