Aaron Rodgers has reportedly informed his agent that the Green Bay Packers must either transfer him to the New York Jets or he will retire.
Six weeks ago, the argument centered on whether the Packers or the Jets hold the upper hand.
Due to his contract, Aaron Rodgers has a tremendous amount of leverage.
His contract does not contain a no-trade clause, but the prospect of retirement is equivalent to a no-trade clause.
The Packers can accept the Jets' offer, end this saga, and use the draft choices to support their future quarterback of choice.
They can continue to play hardball and pay Rodgers the same amount of money without any compensation.