Tv ads that includes Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers were shown far less typically over the weekend than that they had in the prior two weekends, according to the Action Network‘s Darren Rovell.
On Sunday, there were solely six State Farm adverts that featured Rodgers, per Apex Advertising, which screens and tracks nationwide media and branding, out of a complete of 394. That makes up simply 1.5% of all the adverts State Farm ran.
Per the Motion Community, State Farm adverts run on nationwide networks that includes Rodgers made up round 25% of all adverts the firm ran throughout Week 7 and Week 8 of the NFL season, based on Apex.
“It seems that State Farm has decreased the variety of nationwide spots, dropping off significantly as of Friday,” Apex president Eric Smallwood advised the Motion Community. “Our monitoring signifies that this wasn’t a deliberate discount and extra reactionary as a result of there wasn’t any new important adverts put instead.”
Rodgers didn’t play on Sunday towards the Chiefs after testing constructive for COVID-19 earlier final week. In an look on The Pat McAfee Present on Friday, he addressed his constructive check and being “outed,” in his phrase, for being unvaccinated. In the interview, he defined his rationale for not receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, saying he was allergic to an ingredient in each the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and citing a short lived pause in April on the utilization of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for clotting points as the cause for his dismissal of that remedy. (According to the CDC, blood clot points with low platelets happen at a fee of about seven per a million vaccinated girls between 18 and 49 years previous. For girls 50 years and older, and males of all ages, it’s even rarer.) He additionally unfold numerous items of misinformation about the virus, and its vaccines.
A State Farm spokesperson told Ad Age over the weekend that “it might be inappropriate for us to touch upon Aaron’s vaccination standing.”
On Saturday, Prevea Well being, a Wisconsin-based well being firm, ended its nine-year partnership with Rodgers.
“Prevea Well being stays deeply dedicated to defending its sufferers, workers, suppliers and communities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic,” Prevea’s assertion stated. “This consists of encouraging and serving to all eligible populations to develop into vaccinated towards COVID-19 to stop the virus from additional considerably impacting lives and livelihoods.”
Because of his constructive check, Rodgers missed the Packers’ 13—7 loss to the Chiefs. It’s doable he will likely be eligible to return for Week 10 when Inexperienced Bay performs Seattle.
Rodgers additionally may face fines from the NFL, if the league determines that he violated protocols. Per a number of stories, he isn’t anticipated to be suspended if the league deems he violated its protocols.
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