“They have seen each other and been in touch,” an insider told E! News on the time. “They continue to talk and see each other when they can. They are both focused on their careers but they also make time for each other.”
Whispers about the couple, nonetheless, started as early as July 2020, following Rodgers’ split from Danica Patrick after two years of courting. In October of that yr, sports site Awesemo.com reported recognizing Woodley in Green Bay.
In the hours main as much as Super Bowl LV in February 2021, Rodgers accepted the NFL’s MVP award for the 2020 season. The quarterback surprised audiences at residence by revealing he was engaged in his speech.
“2020 was definitely a crazy year, filled with lots of change, growth, some amazing memorable moments. 180 straight days of having my nose hairs scraped. Playing for very little fans or no stands the entire season. I got engaged, and I played some of the best football of my career,” Rodgers mentioned.
Although Rodgers didn’t specify the identify of his fiancée on the time, Woodley was confirmed to be the longer term Mrs. Rodgers days later.
Revealing the ring
“For us, it’s not new news, so it’s kind of funny everybody right now is freaking out over it,” the “Big Little Lies” star mentioned on the time. “We’re like, ‘Yeah we’ve been engaged for a while.’”
While chatting with “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon, Woodley additionally gave followers a glimpse of her engagement ring, which seems to function a big spherical middle stone.
“He’s, first off, just a wonderful, incredible human being, but I never thought I’d be engaged to someone who threw balls for a living,” Woodley mentioned of the 6’2″ quarterback, who has been part of the Packers franchise for 16 seasons.
Jet-sets and ‘Jeopardy!’
In April 2021, Rodgers — a famous “Star Wars” fan — visited Walt Disney World with Woodley in Florida, the place the couple rocked face masks referencing the franchise.
Later that month, Rodgers appeared as a guest host on “Jeopardy!” and obtained ample assist from his favourite fan.
“This guy is hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ tonight. So, you could watch it and you should watch it,” Woodley gushed on the time.
Rodgers hosted the beloved quiz present for 2 weeks.
“With my situation, look, it’s never been about the draft pick, picking [now second-year quarterback] Jordan [Love],” Rodgers said. “I love Jordan; he’s a great kid. [We’ve had] a lot of fun to work together. Love the coaching staff, love my teammates, love the fan base in Green Bay. An incredible 16 years.”
Rodgers continued, “It’s just kind of about a philosophy and maybe forgetting that it is about the people that make the thing go. It’s about character, it’s about culture, it’s about doing things the right way.”
Rodgers and Woodley escaped the NFL drama in May 2021 by jetting to Hawaii, the place they loved sundown dates and outside adventures with pal Miles Teller and his spouse, Keleigh Sperry.
Sperry, who married Teller in 2019, shared a clip of Rodgers singing a Taylor Swift tune in the course of the couple’s getaway. Rodgers and Woodley’s trip additionally meant that he skipped out on the Packers’ voluntary organized team activities.
Earlier within the month, Rodgers and Woodley joined Teller and Sperry on the 2021 Kentucky Derby, donning the requisite giant hats for the event.