THIS x 1000. Allowing coaches and players to speak (gasp!) to the media (double gasp!) doesn’t prevent winning, success, etc. We are only conduits to the fans/public & it helps us cover the sport & its personalities more accurately and fairly.
The Packers have more fans in attendance for practices in July than an NFL franchise (Chargers) has for a home game.
Craziest Aaron Rodgers stat is how non-Rodgers like he's been of late. In the last 6 seasons, Aaron Rodgers has as many seasons with 7+ wins and 7+ yards per attempt as... Tony Romo and Colin Kaepernick. TWO. Brees, Roethlisberger, and Wilson have done it all 6 seasons.