GREEN BAY – Aaron Rodgers has proved to be adept at avoiding pass rushers, but the Green Bay Packers quarterback couldn’t dodge a question Tuesday about his brother Jordan, a finalist on the reality TV series “The Bachelorette.”
Jordan Rodgers, a former Vanderbilt quarterback who failed to make it in the NFL, created a stir this month when he revealed that he has grown apart from his famous brother.
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“Me and Aaron don’t really have that much of a relationship,” Jordan said on the ABC show. “It’s just how he’s chosen to live his life. I chose to stay close to my family and my parents and my (other) brother (Luke). Yeah, it’s not ideal, and I love him. I can’t imagine what it’s like to be in his shoes and have the pressure he has and the demands from people that he has. Don’t have hard feelings against him. It’s just, uh, how things go right now.”
Asked after the Packers’ first training-camp practice whether the controversy created by his brother being on the show had affected him, Aaron Rodgers said, “I haven’t seen the show, to be honest with you, so it hasn’t really affected me a whole lot. As far as those kind of things go, I’ve always found that it’s a little inappropriate to talk publicly about some family matters. So I’m just -- I'm not going to speak on those things, but I wish him well in the competition.”
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