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Report: Aaron Rodgers wants Packers GM fired

Rodgers will reportedly resort to "hardline options" until his demands are met.

According to Yahoo's Charles Robinson, Aaron Rodgers' primary conflict with the Green Bay Packers centers around general manager Brian Gutenkunst. 

Per Robinson's report, Rodgers wants Gutenkunst fired and will resort to "hardline options" to get what he wants including skipping the entire offseason, holding out of training camp, or possibly retiring.

The relationship between Rodgers and the Packers has deteriorated over the offseason. As the Packers have prepared for their life without Rodgers, their star quarterback has asked the team to make a commitment to him beyond his current contract, which expires in 2023.

Rodgers was spotted at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday but declined to be interviewed. He did tell NBC's Mike Tirico that he regretted that his discontent with the organization became public but also professed his love for the city, fans, and the Packers organization.

While no trade is imminent, speculation has continued as to where Rodgers could play next. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said on Saturday draft that the Denver Broncos are an option after not taking a quarterback during the 2021 NFL Draft.

"Denver is one of his preferred destinations if he does leave Green Bay," Rapoport said. "...As of now Green Bay doesn't seem to have returned any phone calls and has given zero inclination that Rodgers would be traded but at some point decisions have to be made. It does seem like the Broncos kept their options open in case."

The Packers selected Jordan Love with the 26th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft but he spent his rookie season as the Packers' third-string quarterback.

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