Former Green Bay Packer quarterback Brett Favre believes that Aaron Rodgers will thrive in his next football chapter with the Packers. Favre, who also played for the Jets, believes that Rodgers will do well in his transition from Green Bay. Favre expressed his confidence in Rodgers in a text message to ESPN, saying that Rodgers is "very smart and instinctive person, on and off the field" and that he is the best at making his teammates better. Favre added that he would not bet against Rodgers.
On Wednesday, Aaron Rodgers visited the Jets facility in Florham Park, New Jersey wearing a Jets sweatshirt. He met with several executives, including team owner Woody Johnson, coach Robert Saleh, and general manager Joe Douglas. As for Brett Favre's time with the Jets, he played only one season with the team and helped them achieve an 8-3 record before his performance started to decline. The team lost four of its last five games and finished the season 9-7, missing out on the playoffs. Favre completed 65.7% of his passes for 3,472 yards, 22 touchdowns, and 22 interceptions, playing through an injury to his throwing arm. The Jets later released him, and he went on to play for the Minnesota Vikings for two seasons. Favre is currently involved in a lawsuit regarding a welfare scandal in Mississippi.