Aaron Rodgers and the Packers Should Be the Biggest Super Bowl Headline

February 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I was thrilled at a great Super Bowl game last night.  While not rooting for either team, it was a treat to see such a fast-paced, smashmouth football contest between two of the most stories franchises in NFL history.
I'm happy for Aaron Rodgers.  Very happy for him.  A talented quarterback for a number of years now, I would often sit in shock during television broadcasts and media stories about him.  Despite being the starting quarterback for the Packers for a few years now, it seemed that the shadow of Brett Favre continued to loom.
Stats would always be compared, Rodgers would be referred to as "the guy who followed" Favre way too often.  Even when Rodgers defeated the future Hall-of-Famer this season, the remarks continued.
I hoped to wake up today and see the smiling face of Aaron Rodgers hoisting up the Lombardi Trophy.  He won the big one, even with key injuries to starting teammates all year.  He finally got the Favre monkey off...

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