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Packers: Murphy calls Rodgers 'a complicated fella'

Posted at 7:46 PM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-10 20:46:34-04

GREEN BAY, Wis. (NBC 26) — Packers president Mark Murphy addressed the Packers' rift with Aaron Rodgers during an event at Lambeau Field Thursday, calling the longtime Packers quarterback a "complicated fella."

Murphy was addressing conversations he used to have with the late Ted Thompson, who was the Packers general manager from 2005 to 2017.

"I'm often reminded though... of Ted Thompson, as most of you know, just a great general manager, passed away (earlier this year)," Murphy said. "(Thompson) often talked about Aaron, that he's a... and it wasn't just Aaron, a lot of different players. He would say 'He's a complicated fella.'"

"So, I'll just say that," Murphy said.

Earlier this week Murphy said the situation has divided the Packers' fan base.