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Julius Peppers called Aaron Rodgers an all-time great teammate

Julius Peppers called Aaron Rodgers an all-time great teammate
Published On: Sat, Feb 09
Dec 17, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) gets sacked by Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers (90) in the fourth quarter at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Some former teammates of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers have had some tough things to say about him, but one of the greatest players who ever shared a locker room with Rodgers is a big fan.

Julius Peppers, the future Hall of Fame defensive end who announced his retirement last week, mentioned only five former teammates in his lengthy retirement announcement: Mike Rucker, Brian Urlacher, Thomas Davis, Steve Smith and Rodgers.

a€œAaron Rodgers, just for being an all-time great player and teammate,a€ Peppers wrote, a€œand for making me believe that somehow, a Hail Mary can be a high-percentage throw. Ia€™ve never seen anybody do some of the things you can do, man. Ia€™m glad I had a front seat for some of it.a€

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