Is Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers the Next Steve Young? Only Time Will Tell

March 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When it comes to professional sports, there are only a handful of things that are harder than following legends.
Through retirement or simply moving onto another team, it seems after a decade we pass through, there is at least one case of a future Hall of Famer moving on to the next best thing and leaving the unlucky and unprepared sole behind him to fill-in and take the helm.
It's kind of like if Captain Kirk was to retire and Captain Picard was to step in with no previous experience of how to run the enterprise.  However, luckily Green Bay only had to worry about a Vikings takeover, instead of Klingon's.
We saw it in the 1990s with Joe Montana and Steve Young. Although Joe Montana was highly recognized as the face of the San Francisco 49ers, there was a time in which Montana suited up for the Kansas City Chiefs and more importantly, left Steve Young to fill the void that seemed destined to gain controversy.
Then we move on to more present times.  The ...

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