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As training camps get underway, the Super Bowl contenders and pretenders are ranked.

The work done throughout the offseason is finished.
The rosters are mostly determined.
So, who is the most prepared for training camp?
Welcome back to The Athletics NFL Power Rankings. For this edition, we gathered 31 of our NFL reporters and editors last week and asked them to rate each team’s odds of winning the Super Bowl based on their current roster and coaching staff.
That obviously provides room for interpretation, with a focus on what transpired in 2020 and this offseason, as well as projections for the future.The pithy commentary comes from me, Lindsay Jones, one of The Athletics’ national NFL correspondents.
If your team is too weak or if I was too harsh, you can express your displeasure in the comments section.
But what about the sequence?
Our employees had a say.1
Kansas City Chiefs 2020 regular-season/playoff record: 14-2, Super Bowl defeat to Buccaneers The last time we saw the Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes was on the run for his life, and his offense was unproductive in a level we hadn’t seen before in the Mahomes era.
To be sure, Kansas City had a poor Super Bowl day, but we shouldn’t let that overshadow how good the Chiefs can still be in 2021.
It all starts with Mahomes, but Kansas City still boasts one of the top skill-position groups in the league, anchored by tight end Travis Kelce and wide Tyreek Hill.

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Aaron Rodgers, the quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, has completed his offseason conditioning regimen.

Aaron Rodgers’ teammates, according to Ryan Clark, will have no harsh emotions about his absence until it affects the outcome of their games.
(1:33) Aaron Rodgers hasn’t worked out with the Green Bay Packers this offseason, but it hasn’t stopped him from getting ready for the season.
The reigning NFL MVP continued his offseason training regimen with Proactive Sports Performance, which includes field work, a weight room, yoga, and sand dunes work, as he has for the past decade.
According to the company, the regimen for NFL athletes lasts about six to seven weeks and ends on Saturday when the players report to training camp.
While it’s unclear whether Green Bay’s franchise quarterback will be there when the Packers begin training camp on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for Proactive Sports Performance stated Rodgers is “working and ready” for football.
Sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter in April that Rodgers did not want to return to the organization due of management difficulties.
Notwithstanding his stance, the Packers have stayed steadfast in their refusal to move the three-time MVP and have offered him a record-breaking contract extension.
Rodgers turned down a two-year extension this offseason, according to Schefter, which would have kept him with the Packers for five more seasons and made him the highest-paid quarterback and player in sports.
Rodgers, on the other hand, has remained absent from the team, missing optional OTAs for the first time in his career earlier this summer.
Rodgers has kept himself busy this offseason, appearing as a guest host on “Jeopardy!” and vacationing in Hawaii, as well as competing in a made-for-TV golf tournament alongside Tom Brady, Phil Mickelson, and Bryson DeChambeau.
This article was based on information from ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

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According to reports, Aaron Rodgers completed offseason training before the start of Packers camp.

Despite the fact that his future with the Packers is uncertain, Aaron Rodgers is preparing for the 2021 NFL season.
According to ESPN, the great quarterback concluded his summer conditioning regimen on Saturday, which is an annual component of his preparation for the upcoming season.
He concluded his duties while unsure if he would continue to be absent from the team.
The news broke on the same day that Rodgers and Packers wide receiver Davante Adams shared a photo of Bulls superstars Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen on their Instagram stories.
Right now, Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams are sharing the same Instagram story.
MORE: Cowboys’ Dak Prescott prompts Twitter jokes with vaccine response pic.twitter.com/hDLE02V7fk — Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman) July 24, 2021 MORE: Green Bay Packers’ Dak Prescott sparks Twitter jokes with vaccine response The Instagram photos spurred speculation that the two could return to Green Bay for one final season together, as it referred to “The Final Dance,” an ESPN documentary about Jordan and Pippen’s
Rodgers is now in shape for the season, whether he returns to the Packers or finds another team.
According to ESPN, his offseason program with Proactive Sports Performance lasted six to seven weeks and included work on the field, in the weight room, on a yoga mat, and on sand dunes.
According to ESPN, a spokesman from the training group stated that Rodgers is “working and ready” to play football.
The latest developments in the Aaron Rodgers-Green Bay Packers saga come just days after it was revealed that Rodgers turned down a contract extension from the Packers that would have made him the highest-paid player in the league.
MORE: Aaron Rodgers rift timeline: How the Packers’ schism grew Rodgers has been absent from all team workouts this offseason and has yet to say if he will return to training camp, which begins on Wednesday.

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Broncos LB preview: Will Von Miller’s comeback be enough for a team that hasn’t changed much in the offseason?

It didn’t take long for new Broncos general manager George Paton and coach Vic Fangio to realize they had similar approaches to building a top-flight defense.
“In this league — Vic can tell you better than I can — you need pressure and you need cover players,” Paton said shortly after joining Denver earlier this year.
“If you look at the good defenders across the league, you’ll notice that they can rush the quarterback and cover.”
“The advantages of a rush-and-cover method may be evident, but maintaining that balance in the NFL is proving more difficult than ever.”
The ball is erupting at a faster rate.
On the field, there are more receivers.

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Aaron Rodgers’ future in Green Bay has been revealed by Adam Schefter.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) during the third quarter of the Packers’ 32-18 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC divisional playoff game on Saturday, Jan.
Green Bay, Wisconsin’s Lambeau Field will host the game on June 16, 2021.
Packers Rams 04644 The Green Bay Packers tried to give Aaron Rodgers everything he wanted, but it wasn’t enough.
Just as things appeared to be improving in Aaron Rodgers’ ongoing Cold War with the Green Bay Packers, another bomb has been dropped.
The Packers’ hesitancy to commit to Rodgers for the long term has been a reported sticking point for him this NFL offseason.
The saga has had more twists and turns than a daytime soap opera, from choosing Jordan Love with a first-round pick in 2020 to refusing to officially state Rodgers is the guy to not restructuring his deal.
Nevertheless, as it turns out, the Packers haven’t been in as much trouble as they appear to have been.
The Packers did offer Rodgers a contract extension to keep him in Green Bay for another five seasons, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, but he declined.
The Packers offered Aaron Rodgers a two-year contract extension this offseason that would have kept him in Green Bay for five more seasons and made him the highest-paid quarterback and player in football, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
“Rodgers denied the offer, proving it’s not about the money.” What this says is that the Packers have done everything they can to please Rodgers, but it’s the MVP quarterback who has been the stumbling block, not the other way around.
Green Bay fans want Rodgers back because who wouldn’t want one of the best quarterbacks in the league at the helm? Yet, the offseason controversy has worn them down.
Rodgers has been setting the Packers up to fail all along, according to Schefter, which is both irritating for fans who are sick of hearing about it and entirely predictable given who is at the center of the controversy.
The next question is what the future holds if Rodgers is truly uninterested in extending his contract in Green Bay.
Rodgers is under contract until the 2022 season, regardless of whether or not he signs an extension, so a trade appears improbable.
After the season, when the Packers are back in a position to potentially sell their franchise quarterback and officially usher in a new era, things become interesting.