Packers president confirms the rumor about Aaron Rodgers' Jets

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All signs point toward Aaron Rodgers and several other former Green Bay Packers players appearing on this year's "Hard Knocks" season.

NBC Sports reported that the New York Jets were "bracing" to be chosen to appear on the show, but there had been no official announcement.

Packers president Mark Murphy has confirmed the rumor.

In his monthly column for, Murphy answered a question on Green Bay potentially appearing on "Hard Knocks" in the future. He spoke about the pros and cons of being featured on the show but then gave away a clue about this year's season.

Murphy wrote: "I'm anxious to see the Jets and the many ex-Packers on "Hard Knocks" this summer – should be very entertaining."

Well, if there was any doubt, that just about confirms it. Get your popcorn ready to see Aaron Rodgers' first training camp with the Jets on "Hard Knocks."

Aaron Rodgers and seven other former Packers on "Hard Knocks"

"Hard Knocks" shows the story of a team's training camp, providing insight fans don't usually get. There aren't many bigger storylines than Aaron Rodgers' move from the Packers to the Jets. The "Hard Knocks" cameras will document his first training camp on his new team.

Rodgers won't be the only former player Packers fans will be watching closely. The four-time MVP has brought some of his top receivers with him to New York, including Allen Lazard and Randall Cobb.

The Jets' most recent addition was former Packers safety Adrian Amos, who played in every game for Green Bay over the past four seasons.

Then, of course, there is offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, who left Green Bay last year to become head coach of the Denver Broncos. Now he is reunited with Rodgers. Hackett could be one of the stars of the show.

While there has been no official announcement about Rodgers' Jets appearing on "Hard Knocks," Murphy seems to have confirmed the rumor.

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