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Cheese Curds, 2/22: Rodgers joins in on ‘cryptic Instagram post’ season

Rodgers posted some nice sentiments on gratitude, which will inevitably fuel renewed speculation about his impending decision.

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The Green Bay Packers want Aaron Rodgers back. That much is plainly clear, and general manager Brian Gutekunst will surely re-emphasize the team’s sentiment when he speaks to the media on Wednesday. Rodgers’ plans, however, remain up in the air, and on Monday night he threw another log on the smoldering fire that is the media’s speculation about his future.

It’s the season of vague social media posts all across the NFL, with Za’Darius Smith and others getting into the action recently. The Rodgers post talks about the themes of gratitude without giving any real indication in any direction about his decision and, predictably, it sent football Twitter into a frenzy once again.

No more context is really required; read the post for yourself and draw your own conclusions.

Here’s more on that and other discussions swirling around the Packers’ plans for their 2022 roster.

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Speaking of Rodgers, here’s his late-night post from Monday:

What do we make of this? The smart money is to not read anything into it at all and just wait for the final decision.

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