Packers' Rodgers discusses passing less, retirement and more in Q&A

Packers' Rodgers discusses passing less, retirement and more in Q&A

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Jun 9, 2013

GREEN BAY - Quarterbacks typically prefer throwing the football rather than running it.

Packers fans typically prefer quarterbacks talking about throwing and running the football rather than talking about when they'll be retiring.

However, Aaron Rodgers was willing to broach both subjects in a one-on-one conversation with the Green Bay Press-Gazette which was published Sunday.

On the subject of his new running backs, he was asked if he'd have a problem with the team running the football more after drafting running backs Eddie Lacy and Jonathan Franklin.

"Not if we’re winning," Rodgers said.

He also discussed the dreaded subject which Packers fans endured for about six years with Brett Favre before the inevitable day happened (then unhappened, then happened, then unhappened...well, we'll spare you the rest): retirement.

Don't worry.  Rodgers, who will be turning 30 in 2013, said we've got a few years before we get to that point.

"I think we can legitimately see this all the way through seven years. Now that would take very consistent play from me, for me to be worth those numbers for the next seven years. But I fully expect to play well and if I can play seven more good years and we can have some more success and win a couple more (titles), then it might be time to hang it up," he said to the newspaper.

Here's the complete discussion from the Green Bay Press-Gazette.