Walking into a new locker room has often been compared to walking into a new high school, so it’s not surprising that players are eager to make friends — especially with the guy that can give them the ball.
So from the Wisconsin State Journal comes this delightful anecdote about how Martellus Bennett is working to get to know Aaron Rodgers a bit better — with the help of emojis.
From the Wisconsin State Journal (with a h/t to Pro Football Talk):
“I send a lot of emojis and GIFs and stuff like that to him. Other than that, it’s just conversations,” Bennett explained following an organized team activity practice last week. “That’s pretty much it. I tell him things like, ‘I like chocolate chip cookies. What kind of cookie do you like?’ I just tell him little things. Like, ‘Hey, look my daughter did this today. She’s jumping, or she learned to use the potty.’ Stuff like that.
“It’s just conversation, making friends.”
Bennett added that he’s always talking to Rodgers on the field too, mostly about football and not his daughter’s potty training.
Maybe if they get close enough, Rodgers can join his book club (which we, for the record, think sounds like a great idea)?