Aaron Rodgers Says All Pressure Will Be on Cardinals in Playoff Matchup

January 15, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers found their offense during Wild Card Weekend in a 35-18 victory over Washington. It was the most points the team had scored since Week 3, but it doesn't erase the fact that the Packers scored just 21 points in their final two games of the regular season, including a 38-8 blowout loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 16.
The two teams will meet again Saturday in the divisional round as the No. 2-seeded Cardinals host the No. 5-seeded Packers. Rodgers said his team is in the rare role of underdog, per Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com:
Well, the pressure's all going to be on them. They're coming off a tough loss at home against Seattle. Before that they blew us out. They're the Super Bowl favorites, and obviously the favorite team on Saturday night, so we've just got to go out, be loose, let it all hang out, because the pressure's all on that side.
However, NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders wasn't buying it:
A loss in the Wild Card ...

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