Many sports activities books in Las Vegas have eliminated any NFC North associated betting choices in anticipation of an Aaron Rodgers retirement.
Whether Aaron Rodgers decides to play for the Packers this season and past isn’t simply affecting the staff, nevertheless it’s having an affect on the world of sports activities betting.
Sports Illustrated’s Bill Huber reports Las Vegas sports activities books have begun preparation for what they consider is a soon-to-be retirement announcement from Rodgers. Things like NFC North futures for every staff together with Packers’ 2021 over-under win totals, playoff odds, divisional odds, and weekly strains have all been eliminated.
According to Pro Football Reference, one supply with inside data of the scenario between Rodgers and the Packers stated, “Vegas oddsmakers tend to be pretty sharp,” whereas including “many, many factors” will have an effect on the eventual outcomes.
The Aaron Rodgers holdout is impacting extra than simply the Packers
Green Bay is about to open coaching camp on July 27, however the points with Rodgers have but to be resolved and it doesn’t seem like coming to an finish any time quickly. Should the reigning NFL MVP retire, he would keep away from $2 million in fines for his maintain out of coaching camp, however he would additionally lose a $6.8 million roster bonus which might be payable throughout every week of the 2021-22 common season. Rodgers would even be required an $11.5 million reimbursement for unearned signing bonus cash in 2021.
Whatever earnings Rodgers has made lately from his aspect hustles as a Jeopardy host and teaming up with Bryson DeChambeau in The Match might have made up for the approaching charges and cash misplaced if he continues to carry out.
NFL Insider Ian Rapoport says the scenario is “essentially exactly the same as it was in March and April”. If that’s the case, Rodgers might be nonetheless sad and it’s uncertain he’ll be carrying inexperienced and gold any time quickly.
Looks like extra Jeopardy and golf for now.