Jets head coach says Aaron Rodgers ‘want record’ a ‘foolish narrative’

The New York Jets proceed so as to add former teammates of four-time MVP Aaron Rodgers to the roster, however head coach Robert Saleh thinks the want record narrative is getting somewhat tiring. 

Speaking to reporters on Friday, Saleh stated it’s frequent apply for coaches to usher in gamers they’re aware of. 

Robert Saleh attends a press conference

New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh attends a press convention to introduce Aaron Rodgers as the brand new quarterback for the New York Jets at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center on April 26, 2023, in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Elsa/Getty Images)

“I’m going to attempt to say this as respectfully as I can. I’m not attacking anybody,” Saleh advised reporters Friday, based on NFL Network. “It’s simply I do assume it is a foolish narrative as regards to want lists, and I say that as a result of there’s 32 groups within the NFL, and it is common apply for when there’s modifications when you will have a brand new teaching employees. 


“When you will have folks coming in that, you encompass these folks with folks they’re aware of. I had a want record. There’s Soloman Thomas, Marcell Harris, D.J. Reed, Kwon Alexander. Guys who I’ve labored with who’re very aware of our messaging, very aware of our scheme, who can are available in and play.”

On Wednesday, the Jets signed veteran extensive receiver Randall Cobb, a former teammate and good buddy of Rodgers. 

Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb after losing in the playoffs

Aaron Rodgers, #12, and Randall Cobb, #18, of the Green Bay Packers stroll off the sphere after dropping to the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on January 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Cobb joins ex-Packers Allen Lazzard, Billy Turner and Tim Boyle in New York. 

The Jets even have a brand new offensive coordinator in Nathaniel Hackett, who coached Rodgers in Green Bay from 2019-2021. 

“Shoot, Tom Brady goes to Tampa, and he will get [Rob] Gronkowski and Antonio Brown,” Saleh stated. “So, it is rather frequent for brand new faces to need previous faces. To be capable to are available in and assist speed up the insulation of a program. And it is not simply all the things is being pinned on the quarterback. It’s not simply him. 

Aaron Rodgers speaks to the media

New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers solutions questions throughout an NFL soccer introductory press convention  Wednesday, April 26, 2023, in Florham Park, N.J.   (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

“Hackett has one thing to say about it. He loves Lazard, loves Randall. Took Billy Turner with him to Denver, wished right here in Green Bay, so after all, you are going to encompass a coach with individuals who he feels will be capable to plant the flags. So, you recognize, that entire narrative of what persons are making an attempt to placed on the quarterback, I feel it is drained, nevertheless it’s frequent apply within the NFL.”

The Jets traded for Rodgers after 2021 second-overall draft choose Zach Wilson took a significant step again in his second season. 

He’ll be anticipated to snap New York’s 12-year playoff drought. 

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