Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers Casts a Shadow Over the Brett Favre Era

February 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brett Favre has been somewhat of a legend in TitleTown, USA, also known as the home of the Green Bay, Packers.  Favre set many records as the starting quarterback for the Packers from 1992 through 2007.  One of those records ended this year while Favre was playing for the division rival Minnesota Vikings, or, more specifically, while not playing for the Vikings.  In the 16 years that Favre was the starting quarterback for the Packers, he became a hero in Green Bay.  Favre’s legendary status in Green Bay cast a huge shadow over his successor.
Aaron Rodgers had big shoes to fill in Green Bay when he became the full time starter in Green Bay.  Following Favre would have been hard for any quarterback to do; however, Rodgers has proven himself to be the perfect fit to follow and, even, surpass Brett Favre’s status in Green Bay.
Favre achieved many accomplishments during his tenure in the NFL, many of which will likely be records that will not b...

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