It sounds like Jordan Love might have taken a shot at Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers didn't set the best example in all areas, it seems.
Green Bay Packers, Jordan Love
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Jordan Love is the captain of the Green Bay Packers now. Aaron Rodgers is gone, and seems to be causing a handful of headaches with the New York Jets.

Both of those guys lead in completely different ways. Anytime there is a major change in a leadership role like that -- in any organization -- the way leaders go about their business might include notable differences in approach and culture-building.

And Love knows that leadership involves the smaller details, little things done right and done consistently.

Consequently, in describing some of his methods when it comes to body language after bad plays (by himself or a teammate), he may have taken a direct shot at Aaron Rodgers without exactly meaning to.

Or maybe he did.

Jordan Love may have accidentally taken a shot at Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers is notoriously demonstrative, wearing his emotions on his sleeve when it comes to mistakes made by others on the field. This extended to his displeasure even with certain roster moves made by the front office, or decisions made by the coaching staff.

This is not the way Jordan Love operates.

There's a time and place to hold teammates accountable for whatever happens on the field. Some people need a leader to get in their face to make a point, while others need a pat on the back in order to respond properly. And Love doesn't have to go out there and "be" Aaron Rodgers in order to effectively lead this team. He lets his play do the talking and he sets his teammates up for success.

This isn't to say that a quarterback getting heated is completely out of place all the time. Tom Brady did it. Peyton Manning did it. Some of the greatest leaders have operated in this way, and perhaps Love will do more of it in time. But there's a huge difference between getting in a teammate's face to hold them accountable and consistently having bad body language.

Keeping your teammates on eggshells all the time is a brutal way to lead, and it's not how Love operates. It makes you much less approachable and deteriorates trust over time.

There's a freshness to the way Love is leading the team from the quarterback position. The way Rodgers was (is) almost becomes a bit too much at times, and can feel more like a schtick than an effective leadership tactic. It can be overwhelming on the culture of a team and certainly made it difficult for GM Brian Gutekunst and head coach Matt LaFleur to do their jobs.

In an organization where hierarchy matters, having this fresh approach from the quarterback is a big deal for the Packers.

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