Is Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers the NFL Playoffs’ Most Important Player?

January 4, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There's little question about the fact that New England's Tom Brady will be named MVP of the National Football League when all is said and done.
He's played in every game, unlike Aaron Rodgers and Michael Vick. He's put up better numbers than Peyton Manning and Matt Ryan.

However, as we head into the postseason, there may be one player among those who is more important to his team than even Tom Brady.
Aaron Rodgers.
The story of Aaron Rodgers is well-documented. After being pegged as a potential No. 1 overall pick, Rodgers sat in the green room for the first 23 picks before Green Bay finally called his name. 
The waiting wasn't over for Rodgers though, who still spent three years backing up that "gunslinging" future Hall-of-Famer, Brett Favre.
When the Packers decided it was Rodgers' time, Favre was out and the former Cal standout seized the opportunity to star.
Rodgers' first full season as a starter may have surprised even the most optimisti...

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