Rodgers sees time with Packers running out: 'Just look at the facts'
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Aaron Rodgers expects to finish his career elsewhere in light of the fact the Green Bay Packers drafted Jordan Love to take over for him.

"I think that's probably what happens," the future Hall of Fame quarterback said on the "10 Questions with Kyle Brandt" podcast. "Based on just the circumstances around everything, just look at the facts. They traded up, they drafted him, I would say they like him, they want to play him."

Rodgers, a two-time MVP, began questioning his future in April when the Packers moved up in the first round to select Love. Rodgers admitted he was hopeful Green Bay would take a skill player with its top pick, and was particularly fond of Justin Jefferson, who landed with the Minnesota Vikings.

The 36-year-old also acknowledged he was initially "bummed" about the Love pick - especially since he has said he intends to play into his 40s - but isn't resentful of his potential replacement or the franchise.

Rodgers was in a somewhat similar situation as Love when he entered the league, as he was drafted in the first round to eventually succeed Brett Favre. While he spent his first three seasons on the bench, Rodgers isn't sure that Love will have to wait as long.

"Different scenario," he said. "Now I think quarterbacks are playing earlier, it gives some latitude for young coaches and GMs to play their guys, and I get it. I really do, I don't harbor any ill will about it."

Rodgers said he hoped to play his entire career in Green Bay. In August 2018, he signed a four-year, $134-million extension with the Packers, keeping him under contract through 2023. His deal contains no guaranteed money past 2020, though.

Rodgers is coming off a down year by his standards, but still passed for over 4,000 yards last year with 26 touchdowns against only four interceptions. He led the Packers to a 13-3 record and their first playoff berth since 2016.

Rodgers sees time with Packers running out: 'Just look at the facts'
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