GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he was ``shocked'' when his friend Ryan Braun admitted he violated baseball's rules against using performance-enhancing substances.
Rodgers says the Milwaukee Brewers slugger ``looked me in the eye'' and it ``didn't feel great being lied to like that.'' He says he's disappointed.
Braun has accepted a season-ending 65-game suspension. He and Rodgers are friends and co-own a Milwaukee restaurant. Rodgers defended Braun on Twitter last year, saying he would bet his salary that his friend was clean.
On Thursday at training camp, Rodgers says he was simply ``backing up a friend.''

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Dolphins vs. Bengals Pick Will the Thursday Night Football matchup this week in the NFL be a defensive struggle between the Dolphins and Bengals at 8:25PM ET?
Thumbnail Updated Super Bowl LI Odds With three weeks in the books, here's a look at the updated odds for each of the top contenders to win Super Bowl LI in Houston.
Thumbnail NFL Week 4 Las Vegas Odds How do bookmakers from Las Vegas view the action in Week 4 of the NFL? Let's take a look.
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Prediction Are the Saints the best play on the board in tonight's Monday Night Football clash between New Orleans and the Falcons at 8:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Injury Report Will the Falcons have a healthy receiving corps tonight against the Saints? How banged-up is New Orleans? Here's a quick injury report on tonight's Monday Night...
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages