Aaron Rodgers is still a member Green Bay Packers But New York Jets coach Robert Saleh has not pressed the “panic button” yet.
It’s been nearly two weeks since the four-time NFL MVP revealed his intentions are to play for it Planes Next season, but no agreement was reached between the two teams. Saleh told reporters on the second day of the university’s annual meeting that he was optimistic that “things are going well.”
“Honestly, I don’t press the panic button,” Saleh said. “I worry about the things I have control over. This is something I have no control over, so I will focus my energy on the things I do. And that is what it is.”
He continued, “I’m confident. I think it’s going to be fine. You guys know me, I’m a very positive and optimistic person so I’m confident it’s going to go the way we hoped. But at the same time, he’s not going to eat at me.”
Saleh was careful in his choice of words with Rodgers remaining a member of the Packers, but added that the interest New York has been getting from players across the league, not just Rodgers, is a testament to what the Jets have achieved and can achieve. .
“You know we’ve come such a long way in two years and we’ve got a guy of his caliber…and there’s a lot of guys who want to come here and play. There’s a lot of excitement around the organization, and it’s great to be a part of. So hopefully we can keep going.” ahead and build on the momentum.”
Saleh’s lack of concern over the pending deal may also come from Rodgers already knowing Jets offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett.
“If the midfielder knows the system, it’s just about honing skills and all this stuff. There’s no rush,” Saleh said, without naming names.
While the NFL community awaits word on a deal, Saleh provided an update on the former first-round draft pick zack wilson, Confirming he will be the No. 2 QB.
“As of now, sure. Like I said, we’re really excited to be working with him. I want to make sure to paraphrase that, when I said as of now. I know that’s going to be the headline. But it’s a no-2. I still really think Zack has a future in this.” “The league to be a really good midfielder. I really do. He’s got the work ethic. He’s got the mentality. He’s coming here to attack. We’re counting on him to be a staple here for a while.”