Aaron Rodgers’ rumored girlfriend Mallory Edens subtly supported the NFL star after his season-ending injury.
The New York Jets quarterback, who tore his Achilles just four times during Monday night’s game against the Buffalo Bills, took to Instagram two days later to thank “everyone people who contacted, called, sent an SMS. [or] DM’d’ him after the incident.
“This means a lot to me, and I’ll try to get back to you soon ❤️,” the 39-year-old captioned a series of photos from the match.
“I am completely heartbroken and overwhelmed by all the emotions, but deeply humbled and humbled by the support and love 💔,” he continued. “Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers as I begin the healing process today. 🙏 ♾️ ❤️.”
As thousands of fans — and other Jets players — flooded Rodgers’ post with well wishes, Edens commented with a simple red heart emoji.
Rodgers and Mallory, who is the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks majority owner Wes Edens, have known each other for years.
While the former Super Bowl champion was still playing for the Green Bay Packers, the two were spotted together at many different sporting events, which the 27-year-old once attributed to the pair’s close relationship. NFL star with his father.
However, their friendship seems to have blossomed into something more.
Earlier this year, sources told People that Rodgers and Mallory were officially dating — but noted that it was “nothing serious at all.”
“It’s more than friends, but it’s casual,” the insider told the outlet in January. “He’s not looking to rush into anything. It’s discreet for now.
Despite the casual nature of their relationship, they were spotted celebrating Rodgers’ birthday together and have seemed to be going strong ever since.
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Before his romance with the model, Rodgers dated many famous women, including “Gossip Girl” star Jessica Szohr, actress Olivia Munn and racing driver Danica Patrick.
His last serious relationship was with “Divergent” star Shailene Woodley. The couple quietly began dating during the COVID-19 pandemic and announced their engagement in February 2021.
However, the couple split just over a year later due to divergent political ideals.
Given Rodgers and Woodley’s whirlwind romance, an insider told People that the NFL star was working to slow things down with Mallory.
“He won’t do something as quickly as Shailene [Woodley]. Live and learn,” the source said.