Get it? Snap? Like how they’re both quarterbacks? Jeez, you people are hard to please.
On to the story: during a radio appearance by Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on ESPN Milwaukee, the topic of New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez’s highly stylized photo spread in the September issue of GQ came up. Let’s just say Rodgers was not very impressed with his colleagues foray into fashion.
Via Pro Football Talk:
“Look at this,” Rodgers said. “That’s embarrassing. Page 94 of the GQ thing here. That’s terrible.”
Ooh! Quarterback Cat Fight! The photo Rodgers is referring to is the one you see directly above. And to be honest, I am inclined to agree with him. Nice white pants with black muscle shirt with white trim. I assume the fur-like coat is an homage to another Jets quarterback of yesteryear, Joe Namath, but that doesn’t necessarily make it right.
But in defense of Sanchez, there is this: he has to play up this kind of thing, considering he is a high profile player playing in high profile New York. Rodgers isn’t subjected to the standards Sanchez is held to living in Green Bay. And let’s be honest: if Rodgers donned that fur coat (or faux fur, whatever it is) and walked around Green Bay, some hunter might accidentally mistake him for wild game. And that wouldn’t be good.
Aaron Rodgers calls Mark Sanchez in GQ “embarrassing” [Pro Football Talk]