Aaron Rodgers Has Come a Long Way Since the 2005 NFL Draft

July 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Do you remember the look on Aaron Rodgers' face? The look of exhaustion, desperation, and frustration? 
It's okay if you don't. After all, he's sure come a long way since the 2005 NFL Draft where he sat, at his table, for hours on end until the Green Bay Packers finally selected him with the 24th overall pick.
At the time, Rodgers was expected to go much higher. Coming out of Cal, he was was a quarterback that sat atop many draft boards. But instead of hearing is name called early on, he was forced to sit and watch as 23 people were taken ahead of him. People like Adam "Pacman" Jones, Troy Williamson, Mike Williams, and countless others that have failed to reach expectations. 
Expectations that Rodgers has far exceeded.
Only six of those 23 players selected before him have made a Pro Bowl in the five years since the draft, and it can be argued that Rodgers is better than them all.
But enough about Rodger's snub. Who really cares anymore? What matters ...

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