Super Bowl XLV: Aaron Rodgers Now Owns Green Bay—Hand Over the Reins, Favre

February 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Who said experience matters? Not Aaron Rodgers. Hold that belt high, because you earned it.
At some point in this season, too many people counted out the Green Bay Packers after key injuries and a 8-6 record. Clearly, they were all wrong. Besides the fact that the Packers were my preseason Super Bowl pick, this didn't surprise me.
Throughout the season, Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers have shown resilience, from dealing with injuries to Ryan Grant and getting past several closes in games that were in there hands. Over the season, the Packers lost four games by three points or less, and even in games where Rodgers was out, that team just never surrendered, and that's the formula to any success.
At one point in his football career, Aaron Rodgers was just unwanted. Not one Division I school was interested in Rodgers out of high school, which led him to Butte Community College, in California.
After his transfer to Cal in 2003, Rodgers was named the starting QB after the fif...

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