Aaron Rodgers had a hilarious explanation for his ‘painful’ red-zone interception against the Saints

By Andrew Joseph

Aaron Rodgers went into Sunday’s Week 1 opener against the Saints coming off an MVP season and an offseason full of drama. And if this season is really supposed to be a “Last Dance” for Rodgers in Green Bay, it didn’t get off to a great start.

Rodgers put together one of his worst-ever performances on Sunday in Jacksonville (a relocated Saints home game). He was just 15 of 28 for 133 yards, no touchdowns and threw a pair of interceptions — one of which took place in the red zone.

But there was apparently a reason — a very painful reason — why that throw was so behind wide receiver Davante Adams. Rodgers explained what happened in Tuesday’s appearance on The Pat McAfee Show. (Warning: NSFW language)

Rodgers said that he took two shots to the groin right before he was about to throw to Adams, which obviously had him a bit rattled on the play. Here’s a look at that interception:

“I guess I gotta overcome that and throw a better ball,” Rodgers joked after giving the explanation for the play. “That was a painful one. They got their money’s worth on that one.”

Good luck with that, Aaron.


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