Returning the Lombardi Trophy to Titletown, U.S.A.

February 8, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The popular thing to do here in Minneapolis (much to my dismay as a fan of the green and gold) is to discredit the Packers' triumphs. Whether it's a regular-season victory over a non-conference nemesis, division foe, or, worst of all, the (in fair weather) beloved Vikings, the song remains the same.
Today, Vikings fans (for the most part) as well as the rest of the country, couldn't do much but pay homage to the clinic put on by Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers last night.
After clinching the 13th title to add to Green Bay's mantle last night, Aaron Rodgers earned Super Bowl XLV MVP honors. He became the third quarterback in Super Bowl history to throw for over 300 yards and three touchdowns in the biggest game, on the biggest stage on earth.
Unlike the Black Eyed Peas, Rodgers delivered in the clutch (side note—doesn't Jerry World have a working sound system? One would think $1 billion would provide for a microphone that doesn't cut out constantly).

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