Green Bay Packers Win Super Bowl XLV: Is Aaron Rodgers Better Than Brett Favre?

February 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Wow. What a game for the Green Bay Packers. They lost Donald Driver and Charles Woodson to injuries in the first half and still managed to beat Ben Roethlisberger, Troy Polamalu and the Pittsburgh Steelers for the franchise's fourth Super Bowl.
The Lombardi Trophy is going home to Titletown.
Most importantly, Aaron Rodgers stepped out from Brett Favre's shadow and took his game to heights Favre never reached.
Despite all his records (of which he has many), Favre was never able to win a Super Bowl MVP trophy. In Super Bowl XXXI, when the Packers beat the New England Patriots, Favre had a good game, but not a great game, throwing for 246 yards and two touchdowns.
However, Desmond Howard won the MVP for returning a kickoff for a touchdown.
Rodgers threw for 304 yards and three touchdowns on his way to the MVP award. He definitely earned his championship belt.
But is he better than Favre?
The two most recent Packer teams to win Super Bowls were pretty sim...

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