As legendary actor Humphrey Bogart famously said, “I don’t owe my public anything except a good performance. That’s what they pay for. And if they get that, we’re even Stephen.”

And honestly, isn’t that what the Jets and their fans want from Rodgers – great performances and wins?

After 13 straight years of missing the playoffs, and a lot of substandard QB play, if Rodgers can play like he has in the past, and lead the Jets to a good season, that is probably all anybody in Jets Nation cares about at this point.

Not whether he saw the Pyramids of Giza or went on a Nile cruise in early June, instead of going to a two-day minicamp.


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