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Giants' Dave Gettleman: 'None of My Business' to Pursue Aaron Rodgers Trade

Blake SchusterSenior Analyst IIIApril 30, 2021

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 file photo, New York Giants senior vice president & general manager Dave Gettleman speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. While he didn't come close to filling all the New York Giants' needs in free agency,  general manager Dave Gettleman has put the struggling franchise in position to pick into the strength of the draft.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
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New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman had a rather bizarre response when asked about the potential availability of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

"It's none of my business," Gettleman said. 

Art Stapleton @art_stapleton

Gettleman says he didn't call Green Bay about Aaron Rodgers - "it's none of my business" - and again reaffirms commitment to Daniel Jones. #NYGiants

Despite multiple reports Rodgers does not want to return to Green Bay in 2021, the Giants were not one of the teams to call on the Packers on Thursday. ESPN's Adam Schefter noted multiple teams checked in on Rodgers, but no deals were offered. 

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

While certain teams have reached out to the Packers to inquire about Aaron Rodgers this off-season, no team has made a trade offer for him, per source.

It seems like the Giants won't even be going that far. Gettleman is content to stick with third-year pro Daniel Jones at QB after drafting wideout Kadarius Toney No. 20 overall Thursday. 

Whether or not New York would be willing to deal for Rodgers is one thing, but that deal would have to run through Gettleman, making it very much his business. 

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