Aaron Rodgers admits he will never play for the Chicago Bears
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers appreciates the city of Chicago and loves to play at Soldier Field. Still, he can’t imagine ever playing on the other side of the NFL’s oldest rivalry.
When asked Wednesday if he could eventually see himself in the Chicago Bears center, Rodgers answered clearly and honestly.
“No, no. It’s just not going to happen, man.”
Rodgers said as he shook his head with a smile on his face.
The Packers and Bears will renew their rivalry Sunday in Chicago. Rodgers will start the 27th game of his career against the Bears, and the Packers are 21-5 in the previous 26 games, including a playoff victory in the NFC title game after the 2010 season.
“It has been battles. However, it is still a rivalry. It has been some fun over the years.”
Thanks to Rodgers and Brett Favre, the Green Bay team leads the all-time series 101-95-6. No quarterback has a higher passer rating against the Bears than Rodgers (105.3) in NFL history.
Sunday will be the 50th meeting between the Packers and Bears at Soldier Field. Packers have 10 of last 11 games at Windy City.
“I love the stadium down there. It’s a great place.”
Rodgers can tie Favre’s team record with 25 touchdown passes at Soldier Field with two more touchdown passes on Sunday. He already holds the team record with 55 total touchdown passes against the Bears.
The Packers have swept the season series with the Bears in each of the past two years and in 16 of the previous 27 years.
Even on the road, Rodgers always likes to play the Bears in Chicago.
“They are not very happy with me, they are not very friendly most of the time, but I respect that. It is a great sports city. I have always enjoyed the city. I have enjoyed the fans, although they have not enjoyed me very much. well, I get it. “
Rodgers said in his interview Wednesday.
Rodgers Season Stats
After playing one of the worst games of his career in Week 1 against the New Orleans Saints, Rodgers is back to the form that earned him the MVP award last season.
The Packers quarterback attempted 163 passes in five games, completing 107 for 1,241 yards, ten touchdowns and just three interceptions (two of them in Week 1).
Rodgers has a 101.3 passer rating after five weeks.
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