Aaron Rodgers Compares Coronavirus Lockdowns To House Arrest, Wants To Know What Freedoms We Have ‘At This Point’

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers recently dropped the mic on people who want coronavirus lockdowns to continue for a long time.

Right now, people are isolating and quarantining at home, and we’re pretty much all sick and tired of it. You can add the Super Bowl champion to the list, and he had some thoughts everyone should hear. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Rodgers said the following Friday during an interview with Dan O’Donnell:

For many of us–and I’ve seen a lot of comments on this and obviously my story coming back from Peru before the country kind of went into a lockdown–I think we all were buying into the idea of quarantine to flatten the curve and I think there are a lot of questions now that it’s more of a house arrest to find a cure with people wondering exactly what that means as far as the future of the country and the freedoms we’re allowed to have at this point.

You can listen to the full interview below.

Who would have guessed that I would become a big Aaron Rodgers guy thanks to coronavirus. First, he was talking about how he wasn’t going to lecture people from a mansion, and now he’s talking about how we’re under house arrest.

You have to love the fact he’s being incredibly blunt. I might hate him when he’s on the field playing against my Lions, but I absolutely support his views on the virus.


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He raises a great point, and it’s that simple. We’ve put in the work, we’ve socially distanced and we’ve stopped the healthcare system from being overrun.

At what point are we going to get back to our normal lives? At what point will I be able to have more than 10 people in my backyard?

Is there an end date in sight or will this just continue until further notice?

While I’m sure I’ll go back to hating Rodgers by September, I give him major props for speaking up. Hopefully, more people with a platform follow his lead.