Aaron Rodgers Packers

Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers has constantly voiced his frustrations with some of the inexperienced wide receivers on the roster this season. It now appears that some of these receivers are unhappy with Rodgers using them as “scapegoats”.

According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, a number of wide receivers for the Packers are reportedly upset with Rodgers for blaming the team’s struggles on them despite Rodgers being absent at OTAs this offseason.

“Some of the young wide receivers have been painted as scapegoats for the Packers’ problems, despite Aaron Rodgers’ absence during OTAs, which isn’t sitting well with some there,” wrote Fowler.

Rodgers is notably coming off potentially his worst game of the season, throwing three interceptions in a loss to the Detroit Lions.

After winning 13 games each of the last three seasons, Green Bay sits at just 3-6 on the year after losing each of their last five games.

Many were expecting some struggle offensively this year after the team traded star receiver Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders this offseason, but things have potentially been even worse than most anticipated.

Green Bay is averaging just 17.1 points per game thus far this season, which ranks 27th in the NFL in that category.

It is clear that frustrations are coming from both Aaron Rodgers for his perception that receivers aren’t doing their job and receivers that feel Rodgers isn’t playing up to his expectations this year.

Regardless, they will need to turn things around quickly if they want to return back to the postseason this year.

Things will not get any easier this weekend with an incoming matchup against the Dallas Cowboys, who have looked impressive with a 6-2 record on the season.

[ESPN.com]

About Reice Shipley

Reice Shipley is a staff writer for Comeback Media that graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Sports Media. He previously worked at Barrett Sports Media and is a fan of all things Syracuse sports.