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Since a source claims Aaron Rodgers is retiring, Vegas has pulled the Packers’ odds.

The Green Bay Packers division odds and season victory total were taken down by several Las Vegas sportsbooks on Friday amid uncertainty regarding quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ future.
During the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game on Saturday, Jan. 12, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws under pressure from Los Angeles Rams quarterback Aaron Donald (99).
Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 16, 2021
Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers scrambles during the first half of Sunday’s NFL football game against the Chicago Bears (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke).
The date is set on March 3, 2021, in Chicago.
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) FILE – On January 1,
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) walks off the field after the NFC championship NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 24, 2021, in a file photo.
Rodgers, the reigning NFL MVP, said in a news conference on Monday, July 5, 2021, that he has spent this offseason concentrating on better himself in every way, including making sure he is in peak physical shape.
Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers celebrates a touchdown throw during an NFL divisional playoff football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Green Bay Packers on Saturday, Jan. 18. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 16, 2021
(AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) On Friday, the Westgate knocked down the Green Bay Packers division odds and season victory total after learning from “a trustworthy source” that quarterback Aaron Rodgers plans to retire.
The NFC North odds and Green Bays season win total were likewise taken off the board by BetMGM, Station Casinos, and William Hill.
The South Point lowered the Packers’ win total, but the division odds remained same, with Green Bay favored at +120.
Jay Kornegay, vice president of Westgate Sportsbook, said the source has proven to be reliable over the years, though he cautioned that it is not 100 percent correct.
“Rodgers is going to announce his retirement in the next few days,” the source added, according to Kornegay.
“That could turn out to be overdone, and you could see Rodgers back in Green Bay,” Kornegay said. The Westgate opted to be cautious and take the odds off the table because of the sources’ track record.
“I’d take it with a lump of salt rather than a grain of salt,” he added.
We reacted appropriately because of the source’s integrity.” Rodgers was named The Associated Press MVP last season after leading the Packers to a 13-3 record before losing in the NFC title game to eventual Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay.
According to various sources, Rodgers has made it obvious throughout the offseason that he wants out of Green Bay.
He has missed all offseason workouts and minicamps, and if he does not report to training camp, he will be fined.
Circa Sports changed the Packers odds, but left all other wagering options open.
The Minnesota Vikings are now the +125 favorites to win the NFC North, with the Green Bay Packers at +195, the Chicago Bears at +335 and the Detroit Lions at +1,515 respectively.
Circa also offers a -250 wager on the Packers failing to win the division.
The division odds were still up at Boyd Gambling, the Golden Nugget, and the Wynn, with the Packers favored at +100 to +110.
At halftime, the Packers’ victory total is now 8 1/2.
Green Bay’s win total was remained at 9 1/2 (under -150) according to Boyd Gaming.
The total for the Golden Nugget and the Wynn is nine.
Super Bowl odds remained unchanged, while most bookmakers kept the Packers at 15-1 to 20-1 odds thinking Rodgers would be their quarterback.
The Westgate increased Green Bay’s chances to 40-1 from Circa’s 25-1.
According to Kornegay, the pricing anticipated Rodgers would not play for the Packers.
Some bookies have the Packers’ Week 1 game against the New Orleans Saints off the board.
At the time of writing, the Packers are a 3-point road underdog at the bookies that are still taking wagers on the game; Boyd is at +2 1/2.
Rodgers is still the second-best bet to earn league MVP, trailing Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes by 7-1 to 10-1.
Only Circa made a significant change in that market, increasing Rodgers’ odds to 30-1.
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Is DeAndre Hopkins going to retire? The Cardinals’ star player is visibly irritated by the NFL’s mandated vaccine policy.

DeAndre Hopkins has spoken out against the NFL’s new COVID-19 policy, which was unveiled on Thursday morning.
The Arizona Cardinals player indicated he was considering quitting from the NFL due to the new regulations in a now-deleted tweet.
All 32 NFL teams received a memo outlining the new COVID-19 immunization policies.
Simply said, if a game cannot be rescheduled due to a suspected COVID-19 outbreak, the NFL will require a club to forfeit the game.
Both teams lose their paragraph 5 base pay for the game, but the impacted team earns a loss on their record.
The team that forfeited will be held financially liable for any losses incurred.
Following the news, players and supporters alike have expressed dissatisfaction with the new policy, believing that they are being compelled to be vaccinated or face severe personal and financial consequences, which goes against the players’ rights.
DeAndre Hopkins, a wide receiver, is one of many celebrities who have spoken out against the required policy.
Is DeAndre Hopkins on the verge of retiring?
[email protected] is refusing to be vaccinated and may opt out of the season pic.twitter.com/jquOoWZrLC — Sportskeeda Pro Football (@SKProFootball) July 22, 2021 DeAndre Hopkins has since deleted the tweet, but not before it was picked up by a number of news sources and went viral.
Despite this, many fans and teammates feel he is correct.
Players that refuse to get the vaccine risk losing a game and a game check, putting their team in a hostile situation.
He isn’t the only player who has spoken out in support of their beliefs and rights.
Today, Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette tweeted, “Will this stop the @Buccaneers from making another Super Bowl run?”
It’s unlikely that either of these two players will retire from the NFL at this point, but it should be emphasized that they could band together and boycott the league. pic.twitter.com/sVllEQKtnE — Sportskeeda Pro Football (@SKProFootball) July 22, 2021
What are the chances?
Perhaps DeAndre Hopkins will take his career seriously and leave the league, forfeiting the entirety of his large contract.
Other athletes that are anti-vaccine include Sam Darnold, Christian McCaffrey, Cole Beasley, and Cameron Heyward, to name a few.
Just a few hours ago, the NFL issued a new policy, and the snowball is already rolling.
This will become a bigger story as training camps start next week and all players take the field.
Expect more players and staff members to express their dissatisfaction.
We may see some camp holdouts as a result of the policy, and it will be interesting to see how the league reacts to such a response.
This is a problem that isn’t exclusive to the NFL or even sports.
Some corporations and organizations across the country are issuing an ultimatum to their employees: get the vaccine or risk losing your job.
People are being driven out of their jobs and even their career fields unless they have a serious physical ailment or a religious motive.
Further information on DeAndre Hopkins’ stance and the NFL’s response will be released in the coming days, but the teams and players are anticipated to be entirely focused on training camp.
The NFL has yet to offer a statement in response to today’s outrage.
The league wants at least 85% of teams to get vaccinated, but it appears that they suddenly want 100%.
If a high-profile athlete like Patrick Mahomes or Trevor Lawrence speaks out against the NFL’s new policy, the league may be forced to respond.
Shivam Damohe edited the piece.

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Vince Williams, a long-serving linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers, has announced his retirement from the game.

BALTIMORE, MD – NOVEMBER 01: Vince Williams #98 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts after the Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland on November 1, 2020.
(Getty Images/Benjamin Solomon) After eight seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, linebacker Vince Williams has announced his retirement from the league.
Because of their elite front seven and ball-hawking safeties in the secondary, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense is one of the best in the NFL.
They count on everyone to be in the right place at the right time and to accomplish their jobs to the best of their abilities.
Regrettably, the unit recently lost a key member of the squad on Wednesday.
Vince Williams, a long-time Steeler linebacker, announced his retirement from the NFL after spending his whole career with the team.
Vince Williams, a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers, has announced his retirement after eight seasons with the team. Williams was picked by the Steelers in the sixth round of the 2013 draft out of Florida State.
He spent his whole eight-year career with the Steelers, where he established himself as a reliable rotational backer, even starting some games.
On Wednesday, the 31-year-old notified the organization that he is hanging up his cleats and leaving the NFL.
“Vince Williams informed us today that he is retiring from football.”
We appreciate his decision and want to thank him for his time with us since, in addition to his efforts on the field, he continually demonstrated excellent character and leadership.
According to Steelers.com, General Manager and Vice President Kevin Colbert expressed his warmest wishes to Vince and his family.
Williams made 444 tackles, 48 tackles for loss, 43 quarterback hits, 20.5 sacks, five passes defended, five fumble recoveries, and two interceptions in 144 games (69 starts).
His 14 tackles for loss ranks ninth in the NFL in 2020.
Only ten players in Williams’ draft class played in more games than him in his career, according to Steelers.com.
In 2013, all ten were chosen ahead of the 206th overall pick.