Stephen A.: Friction between Aaron Rodgers and Packers head coach Mike McCarthy? | First Take | ESPN

Stephen A. Smith weighs in on QB Aaron Rodgers’ latest critical comments about the Green Bay Packers’ offense led by head coach Mike McCarthy.

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49 Comments

  1. Book of shadows contributor Brian on February 24, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    so packers head coach on hot seat if team don’t make it to nfc championship game

  2. dyno mite on February 24, 2020 at 8:03 pm

    Look how bad they played when Rodgers was out last year so what does that tell you. Fuck yeah the blame is on the coaching. Rodgers is the real coach of the team. Why do you think Mark Murphy prohibits the GM to fire the coach because McCarthy would probably be gone.

  3. Zech Merquise on February 24, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    Cant wait to watch this now that Packers lost to Lions.

  4. Manuel Shaul on February 24, 2020 at 8:06 pm

    They making excuses Aaron Rodgers just don’t make players better

  5. Slick Smoke on February 24, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    As a packer fan I’m waiting for the 2 1st round draft picks we get next yr lol

  6. Reginald Williams on February 24, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    Aaron Rodgers is not afraid to call anybody out LOL that’s for sure

  7. jeremy lar on February 24, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    Tom Brady > Chock Rodgers

  8. Joel Johnson on February 24, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    Captain Aaron Lambeau…

  9. A-Aron on February 24, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    Look at the QB. Choker. Not a leader. Teammates hate him. Will go down as a career loser and underachiever

  10. CarrytheG Gilbert on February 24, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    Woody Rodger said in the video Mike build the game plan then Rodger and mike sit down and talk about it and Rodgers say what he likes and don’t like

    I’m sick of the media at this point Both Rodgers and Mike just said they have a great relationship so all this is non sense at this point P.S Rodgers just didn’t call out the team and stuff at the end of the day if someone say We that person is included in that so he talking about we all need to be better case closed

  11. Tiger Hoods on February 24, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    Max couldn’t wait to slurp up Aaron Rodgers

  12. Fernando Marin on February 24, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    The offense is not the problem, the defense is! It all starts with the defense. Doesnt matter if they shut down the bills, there not consistent, when we face the rams and patriots its all on the offense to win it

  13. PhillyG on February 24, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    Nothing is EVER Rodgers’ fault. It’s always someone else. Does he ever take the blame for anything?

  14. E 92 on February 24, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    I agree that Mike McCarthy does deserve some blame but the issue is Aaron is injured right now. They should be way better offensively. Their defense has been VERY good this year. They’re ranked in the top 10 and I understand they’ve given up some yardage but that’s because their offense has been playing very bad. So the year they get a good defense their offense is struggling. They’ll be fine. Mike McCarthy does have some good gameplans too. If you watch All-22 footage ALOT of guys are getting open, Aaron is just not hitting them right now because he’s injured and not practicing so the timing and everything is off. Also clearly missing a guy like Jordy is a big deal. That chemistry cannot be made up.

  15. SlickChick on February 24, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    Max honey, the nfl didn’t start five years ago. You luv Aaron, we get it…but do some friggin research about other qb greats.

  16. Paul Gerhardt on February 24, 2020 at 8:17 pm

    McCarthy should have been fired after 2014 nfc championship game he is weak with leads and chokes under pressure

  17. Dominique Dixon on February 24, 2020 at 8:17 pm

    It’s not Aaron or McCarthy’s fault, we need a better defense

  18. Will Bev on February 24, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    MOLLY SHUT THE FUCK UP 🤦🏾‍♂️‼️

  19. Erik Hopkins on February 24, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    Aaron Rodgers is NOT the greatest quarter back to ever play, SitchoArseDown!!

  20. Skyler c on February 24, 2020 at 8:21 pm

    Get rid of the female hosts please. Just put them in the background or do what the ufc does 😂😂

  21. Chris Ramos on February 24, 2020 at 8:21 pm

    wtf is going on with max’s hair?

  22. Manuel Shaul on February 24, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Drew brees had Brandon cook. Brees still good. Brees had Jimmy Graham brees still good. Brees have Micheal thomas a rookie. Brees still good. The difference is brees and Brady make their receivers good. Rodgers don’t have that ability

  23. Raptor on February 24, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Everyone loves to talk about how great Aaron is but with his talent and to have only one SB ring is crazy. No one talks about the amount of times Aaron has lost in the playoffs. He’s 10-7 in the playoffs. Not very good. 4 of those wins were all in that one SB run in 2010. So excluding the 2010 season, Rodgers is 6-7 in the playoffs. Let that sink in.

  24. Kermit the Frog on February 24, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Let’s be honest, Green Bay needed a change 3 years ago. Too many times we’ve seen Green Bay fall short due to Rodgers getting hurt, or that lack luster defense. If you’re Green Bay, you go after o and d lineman, competent wide outs who can create separation and know what to do when a play breaks down. It’s not that hard, I loathe Rodgers being a Cowboys fan, but he’s the most talented QB I’ve ever seen over an entire career. He doesn’t need too much, but he does need the basics.

  25. Svetlana Z on February 24, 2020 at 8:24 pm

    why does molly sound so annoying in recent times?
    i dont remember her being this irritating before but now its like every word makes me hate her.

  26. Tyron Stubblefield on February 24, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    Aaron Rodgers is in his 11th year 5 6 years out of the 11 during the season hes been injured if we tlkn sport let’s be fare Tom Brady is 41 jus played in the last two SB n won a mvp jus last year so how is Aaron the best qb ever wat else do you need to do for him when ya claim his game is almost flawless n better then every QB you ever seen ya forget the greats won the big games I’ve seen lob shut Rodgers down had him scared

  27. Zech Merquise on February 24, 2020 at 8:31 pm

    If its all about stats and not championships then russell wilson is the goat. But thats not what a goat is. Brady is the goat. Period

  28. Dixon Cider on February 24, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    McCarthy has wasted Aaron Rodgers talents smh

  29. HARRY BALLS on February 24, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    I’ve said since the 2014 NFC championship game McCarthy sucked. Everyone told me that l was nuts.. He won a Super Bowl! But besides that Rodgers is going to play how he wants to play He’s not a great football mind and he has no patience as soon as his number 1 receiver is not where he is supposed to be or covered Rodgers is going to start running around and force something. It’s not a method for success.

  30. Travis Blue on February 24, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    Them guys good from up there but they can’t win 4 shit.overrated 2 me.IJS

  31. Kenyata Jones on February 24, 2020 at 8:35 pm

    A lot of teams having issues this yr.

  32. Chris C on February 24, 2020 at 8:38 pm

    RUSSELL WILSON SHOULD’VE DID AN AUDIBLE IN THE SUPER BOWL!

  33. Donnell Adams on February 24, 2020 at 8:38 pm

    Star players really don’t want to play in Green Bay.

  34. Dr Universe X on February 24, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    I told y’all this would happen when y’all talked about Rogers playing while he was injured and if it was a good ideal

  35. Fred Farkash on February 24, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    Any one posting that Roger’s is better than Brady is just stupid.When did regular season numbers mean moore than post season number you know what do you do when it’s all on the line.Brady is not perfect but 5 rings with different players 7 straight AFC championship.12 AFC championship games over 17 years.You can compare Brady and Montana but that the only 2 qb that you can call the goat.Fact over would of could of or if this or that.

  36. Warren Mazengwe on February 24, 2020 at 8:41 pm

    Aaand this is why Aaron Rodgers is not quite Tom Brady

  37. I F55 I on February 24, 2020 at 8:41 pm

    Did McCarthy get too comfortable with Rodgers at QB?

  38. Charles צ'ארלס on February 24, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    They gave away his best buddy Jordy Nelson.

  39. Randy Lavoie on February 24, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    Aaron is frustrated by his injury which limits his mobility and that is hurting his production. I don’t believe he is cut out to be a pocket passer only. Much of his success is from his freelancing, scrambling, and buying time for receivers to brake free. Being stuck in the pocket requires much more timing, precision. and route running to work . This is why he is complaining about the play calling, His athletic ability and freelancing approach worked best for his skill set. This is a concern for him as he gets older and slows down. His options are going to be limited if he is stuck in the pocket. Welcome to Tom Brady’s world.

  40. Point Blank on February 24, 2020 at 8:46 pm

    Aaron Rodgers isn’t even the the best all time Green Bay quarterback let alone the entire NFL

  41. HitmanStark on February 24, 2020 at 8:47 pm

    Don’t be satisfied with things just because you win. There’s always room for improvement, if you lose a game, you’re picking at all the things that’s went wrong. So why not do the same in a win? Don’t be complacent

  42. jeremy lar on February 24, 2020 at 8:48 pm

    Aaron Rodgers the most Overrated QB of all time

  43. James Causey III on February 24, 2020 at 8:48 pm

    Aaron over rated

  44. Keith B Jones on February 24, 2020 at 8:49 pm

    who gives a shit

  45. Ike Coston on February 24, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    Excuses ,excuses, eccuses Aaron has 1ring he should have more thats on him and his skills he tries to make a play to much instead of sticking with the game plan thats why!

  46. Saint Aubyn TFG on February 24, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    Y’all cannot deny; Molly is so beautiful. Especially in that all black😍she looks like she got so much attitude 😩

  47. HARRY BALLS on February 24, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    If Rodgers had a tad of leadership ability the players he has around him would be better. An army that hates their general can’t win. Brady gets the most out the guys around him. He takes hometown discount contracts he’s the first in the last out. He’s only about winning and sharing the credit. (and the money) His teams love him. That’s why he’s the GOAT and Rodgers will always have an excuse for losing

  48. Go Ravens on February 24, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    Greenbay is wasting Roger’s career.

  49. Karan Desai on February 24, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    Haven’t watched it yet. Let me guess: Max Kellerman says McCarthy should be fired because Rodgers is the best who ever did it

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