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Offline RaiderPride  
#1 Posted : Monday, September 16, 2013 7:30:20 PM(UTC)
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Aaron has been captioned many things...

He was called cocky after his post draft remarks. He was called arrogant in his first camp in Green Bay. He has been called a cancer survivor hater, a player who can not generate a 4th quarter come back drive.

However the one label that always made me smile is that "He is a stat whore."

I think he put that label to bed yesterday.

The announcers in the game yesterday made me laugh when they stated: "Rodgers wants every Packer record and I am sure it irks him that Matt Flynn has the Packers record of 480 yards passing in a game."

REALLY?

Aaron had every opportunity to break it. But he did not. He ran the clock out.

I.M.H.O. The fella is just remarkable, and he has shot down every label the press and haters have put on him.

Rogers is special. He is so far above the critics and haters he is untouchable.

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Offline Mucky Tundra  
#2 Posted : Monday, September 16, 2013 7:35:10 PM(UTC)
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My impression is that he only cares about looking better/coming off better than Favre:-k
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#3 Posted : Monday, September 16, 2013 7:47:49 PM(UTC)
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The only stat Aaron wants is how many championships can he get while he plays. Let people sort the others out after he retires.
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RaiderPride said: Go to Quoted Post
Aaron has been captioned many things...
He has been called a cancer survivor hater



I guess people haven't seen what he does for the mac fun. Bunch of f*cking idoits who say that about him.

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Mucky Tundra said: Go to Quoted Post
My impression is that he only cares about looking better/coming off better than Favre:-k


dont agree at all, he had alot to deal with after brett left, i was a huge brett fan and still am, but aaron handled it better then anyone of else could imagine and has shown it up until this day !!
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Hard to have a lot of 4th quarter come backs when you are playing prevent D in the 4th.
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RaiderPride said: Go to Quoted Post
The announcers in the game yesterday made me laugh when they stated: "Rodgers wants every Packer record and I am sure it irks him that Matt Flynn has the Packers record of 480 yards passing in a game."


Or he just wasn't tallying up the yards in his head because he had better things to think about, which tells you something.
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Mucky Tundra said: Go to Quoted Post
My impression is that he only cares about looking better/coming off better than Favre:-k


Agreed. He's let Lynn Dickey's records stand too in the past.

But when he's had the chance to exceed Favre, he goes for it.
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I'm sure Aaron Rodgers would like all records, except the interception record. That being said, Rodgers won't jeopardize the season's goal for a franchise record, nor would Mike McCarthy.

I think it's important fans know and understand this.
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Offline Mucky Tundra  
#10 Posted : Tuesday, September 17, 2013 1:11:50 PM(UTC)
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nyrpack said: Go to Quoted Post
dont agree at all, he had alot to deal with after brett left, i was a huge brett fan and still am, but aaron handled it better then anyone of else could imagine and has shown it up until this day !!


I guess I should clarify that I don't think he chases records at the expense of winning or anything. Just that he seems very aware of how he is perceived by the fans. Like the whole reconciliation attempts between him, the franchise and Favre. Rodgers knows full well if he were continue to try crap over Favre the fans would turn on him the minute his play started to decline. Hence he's the one most vocal one in support of getting Favre's number retired.
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