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NFL HAMMERS the Packers and Aaron Rodgers for COVID Violations … with Teeny, Tiny, Nothingburger Fines

Chicago Bears

Surely you didn’t expect real and meaningful consequences, did you?

Despite an obvious failure to adhere to the protocols attached to unvaccinated players, the Green Bay Packers are being gently nudged – you can’t even call it a slap – with a fine by the league, and players Aaron Rodgers and Allen Lazard are receiving a token fine:

The league may as well have done nothing at all. I’m sure there are limits within the agreements between the league and the teams and the players, but still. Just don’t even bother if that’s where this goes after months of flouting the rules and public deception.

Heck, it doesn’t even sound like Rodgers’ fine primarily comes from his many maskless media appearances – where he said he thought having to wear a mask didn’t make sense – but instead from his Halloween party:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.