Rodgers recently said on the "The Aubrey Marcus Podcast" that he
drank the hallucinogenic beverage during a 2020 trip to Peru,
and he emerged with "a deep and meaningful appreciation for
However, because ayahuasca isn't on the list of banned
substances per the collective bargaining agreement between the
league and the players' union, Rodgers couldn't get into trouble
for using it, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said Monday,
according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Rodgers stated his belief that using ayahuasca helped him to his
MVP season in 2020, when he posted league highs in completion
rate (70.7 percent) and touchdown passes (48).
He came back to earn his second straight MVP award, and the
fourth of his career, in 2021, when he threw for 4,115 yards, 37
touchdowns and four interceptions as the Packers went 13-4.
However, the Packers were upset in their first playoff game,
falling 13-10 to the visiting San Francisco 49ers in the
Rodgers, 38, is a 10-time Pro Bowl performer who ranks 10th in
NFL history in both passing yards (55,360) and completions
(4,651) and fifth in touchdown passes (449).
He led Green Bay to a Super Bowl championship after the 2010
season, but his .524 postseason winning percentage (11-10) pales
when compared to his .675 regular-season winning percentage
--Field Level Media
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