GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers knows what it's like to replace a legend. His road to becoming a Super Bowl champion and NFL Most Valuable Player was not made easy by his predecessor, Brett Favre.
So, with the Indianapolis Colts selecting first overall in the upcoming NFL draft and Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck as their likely pick to replace Peyton Manning, Rodgers has some advice for everyone involved.
"It is a similar situation," Rodgers said on his weekly radio show on 540 WAUK in Milwaukee, referring to what he went through with Favre. "Obviously, it has different components, but it is a similar situation. All three parties included, (Colts owner) Jim Irsay, the Mannings -- which includes Archie and Petyon -- and Andrew Luck, would do a lot of good for the situation by not talking about it as much as there has been.
"Andrew, first and foremost, having not been picked yet, although most people assume he's going to go No. 1, I think it would do ...