After splitting from longtime girlfriend Danica Patrick, Rodgers alluded to probably being in a brand new relationship on “The Pat McAfee Show” in September 2020. “I have a new and increased love of life, and I have made decisions and changes and habits that put me in a lot better headspace,” he stated. “There’s just a lot of things that have come together in my life over the last few months that have really been enjoyable.” Although Rodgers did not instantly title who he was courting, he did say his new lease on life “starts with love.”

Courting rumors between Woodley and Rodgers then started swirling in February 2021. “They have kept things private and low key,” a supply instructed E! Information concerning the couple on the time. “They have seen each other and been in touch. 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.”

Simply days later, Rodgers stunned followers by saying he was engaged throughout an NFL Honors broadcast whereas accepting the 2020 NFL MVP award. “It’s an honor to win this award for the third time. 2020 was definitely a crazy year filled with lots of change and growth, some amazing memorable moments. 180 straight days of having my nose hair scraped, playing for very little fans or no stands the entire season,” he stated, earlier than revealing, “I got engaged.”

He additionally thanked his “fiancée” for supporting his profession, and whereas he did not point out Woodley by title, Folks later confirmed the actor was headed down the aisle with Rodgers. “They are very happy together,” a supply instructed the publication. “It’s not surprising he proposed so fast. When you know, you know, right?”

Woodley commented on the engagement for the primary time whereas showing on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” in February 2021. “For us, it’s not new news, you know,” she stated. “So, it’s kind of funny. Everybody right now is freaking out over it, and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we’ve been engaged for a while.'”

She additionally admitted that she by no means noticed herself falling for a soccer participant. “He’s, first off, just a wonderful, incredible human being. But I never thought I’d be engaged with somebody who threw balls for a living,” she stated. “I never thought as a little girl, ‘Yeah, when I grow up, I’m gonna marry someone who throws balls! Yeah!’ But he’s really just so good at it.”

A yr later in February 2022, Folks reported the celebrities had known as off their engagement. A supply reportedly instructed the publication it was “an amicable split” and that their relationship fizzled out because of their “busy careers,” amongst different “obstacles” they could not overcome. “They will remain friendly; there’s no bad blood and no drama. It just didn’t work out for them,” the supply stated.

Days later, Rodgers took to Instagram to share some variety phrases for his rumored ex. “@shailenewoodley, thanks for letting me chase after you the first couple months after we met, and finally letting me catch up to you and be a part of your life,” he wrote. “Thanks for always having my back, for the incredible kindness you show me and everyone you meet, and for showing me what unconditional love looks like. I love you and am grateful for you.”

Regardless of the pair being noticed collectively in public on two separate events in March, Woodley and Rodgers known as it quits for good that April.