Kevin Kolb: Goals to Duplicate Aaron Rodger’s Post-Favre Success

May 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Brett Favre originally left the Green Bay Packers, the task of leading the team was left in the hands of the young Aaron Rodgers. Though it took Brett Favre a year, he made it to a divisional rival of the Packers, the Minnesota Vikings.
In the NFC East, a similar situation has risen. Donavan McNabb, the longtime leader of the Eagles, has left to play for a divisional rival, the Washington Redskins.
Set aside the 16 years of continuous play through hand injuries, the death of his father, his wife’s battle with cancer, and whatever else Brett Favre had going on in his dramatic life, Donavan McNabb is pretty equal to Brett Favre on paper.
They played a difference of 107 games, which means McNabb played 58 percent of the games that Favre played, which is roughly half. Favre had 61,655 passing yards and McNabb has 32,873, which is a difference of 53 percent, also roughly half. McNabb also has 48 percent of the touchdown passes Favre threw. Finally, McNabb threw fo...

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