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Offline Cal2GreenBay  
#1 Posted : Friday, November 9, 2012 9:47:51 AM(UTC)
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60 Minutes Aaron Upset

Did you all see this?
I did. They did a real editing job on him.

They made Aaron look highly sensitive and also
made him look like he was not at all interested in meeting people or at his charity.

Also his comments about the bounty scandal and Jerry Jones seemed off the cuff too.

Aaron had a lot of Romney-esc moments in this interview. Not one of his best, but a hack job by 60 minutes nonetheless.


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Offline Porforis  
#2 Posted : Friday, November 9, 2012 9:57:21 AM(UTC)
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The media manufacturing news? No.....
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Offline nerdmann  
#3 Posted : Friday, November 9, 2012 12:14:23 PM(UTC)
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Maybe, just MAYBE, he is a sensitive little bitch.

I don't know.

He's a great QB though. Glad he's on my team.

EDIT: Sounded to me like they were just giving him shit.

Although he himself made himself seem sensitive.

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Offline Gaycandybacon  
#4 Posted : Friday, November 9, 2012 1:47:29 PM(UTC)
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This is like TMZ and every other media douchebags that'll look for anything to make him look bad.

This days media is pathetic. Talk about football not this shit.
Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#5 Posted : Friday, November 9, 2012 2:24:36 PM(UTC)
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I would need to see the rest of the footage to say it was an editing job.

It did look like Clay and Greg were having some fun with the sensitive part.

I wonder if Rodgers is goofing with them about thier Hammy and Groin being sensitive.
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Offline cheeseheads123  
#6 Posted : Friday, November 9, 2012 3:54:43 PM(UTC)
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http://www.nfl.com/news/...-60-minutes-piece-on-him

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Aaron Rodgers isn't thrilled with the final cut of a "60 Minutes" segment that attempted to chronicle the life and times of the Green Bay Packers quarterback.

Rodgers was featured for 11 minutes on an episode that aired Sunday. He told ESPN Milwaukee this week he was beguiled by the editing of the piece.

"When you open up your life for four months and allow them to have access to your family and your friends and events, it's always interesting to see what comes out," Rodgers said. "I just felt like the editing of the piece could have been done in a way that was maybe a lot more respectful of myself."

The segment paints Rodgers as a somewhat sensitive creature. Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings was quoted during the piece saying, "You have to be careful what you say around him. He takes everything to heart."

Rodgers especially was upset that footage of him at a charity function to help fight childhood cancer landed on the cutting-room floor.

"For them to not even show really any of the content from that night, any of the kids, to not say anything about the (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) Fund, what they do for kids with cancer, I think that was the thing that was most disappointing about the piece," Rodgers said. "They had an opportunity to do some great things and really show some things I am passionate about and didn't do that."

The era of Rodgers courting high-octane network news magazines appears over.
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Offline StoicFire  
#7 Posted : Friday, November 9, 2012 8:16:48 PM(UTC)
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Here is the segment for anyone who missed it.

I just watched it for the first time, and I wasn't really a fan of the presentation. I agree with Rodgers that the editing could have been done in a way that was more respectful toward him.

However, I did love the part where Greg and Clay were talking about him being sensitive. They were grinning and chuckling the entire time, and anyone who is halfway decent at picking up on social cues had to know that they weren't being serious. That bit actually made me laugh aloud.
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Offline dyeah_gb  
#8 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 8:03:09 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: StoicFire Go to Quoted Post
Here is the segment for anyone who missed it.

I just watched it for the first time, and I wasn't really a fan of the presentation. I agree with Rodgers that the editing could have been done in a way that was more respectful toward him.

However, I did love the part where Greg and Clay were talking about him being sensitive. They were grinning and chuckling the entire time, and anyone who is halfway decent at picking up on social cues had to know that they weren't being serious. That bit actually made me laugh aloud.


I agree that the Jennings and Clay segment was funny. No question, Rodgers reaction to the fan was silly when the guy said he was smaller than he thought and Rodgers responded, "I don't really appreciate that." I don't really care that he is a bit sensitive though. It was clear from many past interviews that he likes to keep to himself and I can relate to that. Thanks for posting the video link.
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Offline LambeauEast  
#9 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 8:42:40 AM(UTC)
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I just watched, and was a little worried at first, didn't want him ending up being a douche like Cuntler, but it was all good. Ok, so he's sensitive about his height...I think it all comes back to that "chip on his shoulder" we're always talking about. Keep that chip, you Hobbit, and keep chuckin' TDs!
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#10 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 9:59:13 AM(UTC)
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Rodgers/article wrote:
"When you open up your life for four months and allow them to have access to your family and your friends and events, it's always interesting to see what comes out,"

"I just felt like the editing of the piece could have been done in a way that was maybe a lot more respectful of myself. If I'm sensitive about anything through the whole process, it's that they come to the MACC Fund event [a charity event that raises money for childhood cancer and blood disorders] in May, which is very, very important to me and even more important considering the two boys that we lost this year to cancer. For them to not even show really any of the content from that night, any of the kids, not say anything about the MACC Fund (or) what they do with kids with cancer, I think that was the thing that was most disappointing about the piece."

Translation...

I painful put up them for four months trying to advertise some of the good I'm doing in this world...
and they only showed this bullSilenced
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