Aaron Rodgers Makes It Easy To Forget About You-Know-Who

January 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Aaron Rodgers starts his first playoff game and, really, his legacy Sunday against the Cardinals. The postseason is where careers are cemented; Peyton Manning was seen as merely a good quarterback because he fell apart in big games before finally winning the Super Bowl. Dan Marino is quickly fading because of his lack of success.
Which is why I would love to have Rodgers win his first playoff game. It would start his career off with a bang, instilling "We've been here before" attitude and confidence for the next few years. While his first two seasons need no extra spice to validate currently being a top 10 quarterback, a playoff win would be special. 
So Sunday may be Rodgers' first game where, if he loses he goes home. But it is far from the first of being in the spotlight. Hell, his first game ever as a starter was on Monday Night Football against a conference rival; with everyone tuning in and gushing about how he would (or could) replace You-Know-Who.
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