Green Bay Packers fans reacted to David Bakhtiari’s harsh joke about quarterback Aaron Rodgers when he praised Jordan Love in a recent interview with ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Bakhtiari called Rodgers “slow has s—.”
The two former teammates and friends have been linked as possible teammates again. Mike Greenberg with ESPN came out last week and said the New York Jets should try and trade for Bakhtiari to help keep Rodgers walking at the end of the season.
There was speculation the Packers and Bakhtiari could move on this season. The coaching staff was asked if their star left tackle would be all-in this season after Rodgers was traded. Offensive line coach Luke Butkus declined to answer in the affirmative, leaving that up for Bakhtiari to express.
Bakhtiari’s answer on the field has been so-so. Head coach Matt LaFleur described Bakhtiari’s practice regimen as “fluid” this year. Bakhtiari missed some of the voluntary portions of the Packers’ practices during OTAs.
The other voluntary practices he showed up to were, strictly speaking, for the money.
David Bakhtiari praises Jordan Love
That being said, Bakhtiari has said nothing to suggest he wants to be traded to the Jets or another NFL team. And the second part of his quote to Fowler is telling about why he’s motivated to play left tackle for the Packers this year: “Now actually have an athletic quarterback who can move around.”
Bakhtiari was, of course, talking about Love.
Green Bay Packers fans react to Bakhtiari calling Aaron Rodgers slow
Bakh is the best https://t.co/ZY9FxlLF9g
— Kelly McNiff (@CoachMcNiffUWP) August 13, 2023
1: that Aaron Rodgers?!?
2: That’s not what RPOs are! https://t.co/agIwIae1cp
— Max Toscano (@maxtoscano1) August 13, 2023
I still see fans claiming Aaron would have gotten a TD in the NFC Championship game against Tampa Bay if he had tried to run it in 😂 https://t.co/662lupb5PX
— 🧀bub🧀 (@GukUBubonic) August 13, 2023
jets fans who don’t know their friendship are going to think he’s being serious 😭 https://t.co/EFpwC7aZwG
— lo 🦭 (@packersloren) August 13, 2023
Glad they included “joking” because people would honestly take this seriously… https://t.co/29ogB785kU
— Seth Wisner (@SethWisner) August 13, 2023
Ik he’s joking but when Aaron was younger , that man was MOVIN😭 https://t.co/EqGQ0140BZ
— Brandon🥷🏽🦇🤍 (@Trill_Brandonnn) August 13, 2023
— Dusty (@DustyEvely) August 13, 2023
I love this on so many levels lol https://t.co/CPJcHMaYVD
— Joe (@JoeAtWork87) August 13, 2023
— Jacqueline Powers (@JacAttack7) August 13, 2023
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