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Aaron Rodgers is a popular guy -- just not as popular as Abraham Lincoln and Jesus Christ. But Lincoln and Jesus are the only two people more popular in Wisconsin than the Packers quarterback, according to a recent poll conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP). A recent poll revealed that 89 percent of the respondents in Wisconsin view Rodgers favorably, which marks a record high level of popularity in all of the firm's polling across the country. Intrigued by the stunning results, PPP decided to add a few people with "near universal appeal" to a national poll, and the results...

Comparing Aaron Rodgers to the greats

Aaron Rodgers is playing quarterback this season at a ridiculously high level. We’ve heard the case made that no quarterback has ever played better. I can’t even disagree, although I remember the exact same things being said about Peyton Manning in ’04 and Tom Brady in ’07. Rodgers’ athletic skill set to throw on the…

Aaron Rodgers Trumps Tim Tebow (but not Jesus) Off The Field

In a recent poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, Aaron Rodgers received an approval rating surpassed only by Abraham Lincoln and Jesus.  Rodgers’ approval rating was 89, while Lincoln and Jesus came in at 91 and 90, respectively.  Take that, Tebow. A few weeks ago, PPP found that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was the most popular person in any realm on which...

Rodgers' late TD pass keeps Packers unbeaten

Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers survived a scare from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a 35-26 victory Sunday.

Recap: Green Bay vs. Tampa Bay

Aaron Rodgers passed for 299 yards and three touchdowns on 23-of-34 efficiency as Green Bay outlasted Tampa Bay, 35-26, at Lambeau Field to remain perfect on the season.

Aaron Rodgers trails Jesus Abraham Lincoln in popularity 111911

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Packers improve to 10-0, hold off Bucs (AP)

Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers survived a scare from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a 35-26 victory Sunday. With the Packers leading by two points and trying to fend off a rally by Tampa Bay in the fourth quarter, Rodgers found Jordy Nelson for a clinching 40-yard touchdown with 2:55 left in the game -- Nelson's second TD catch of the afternoon.

Raji scores TD, Packers hold on to beat Bucs 35-26

Aaron Rodgers said the Green Bay Packers often run the play at the end of a Friday practice: Hand the ball to 337-pound defensive lineman B.J. Raji on the goal line and get out of the way. Green Bay finally unleashed its big ballcarrier against Tampa Bay on Sunday, and Raji barged into the end zone for a 1-yard touchdown on the Packers' first drive of the day. The Packers went...

Packers win ugly over Buccaneers, 35-26

Oh, the woes of a 10-0 team. The only 10-0 team, by the way, in the NFL this season. And only the third 10-0 team in the proud history of the Green Bay Packers. Yes, the Packers won today even playing at a mediocre least by the standards they have set this season. They beat a Buccaneers team that wasn't phased by playing the top team in the league, 35-26.On a day when...

Perfect Packers keep it going, but Bucs don’t make it easy

It’s a perfect ten for the Green Bay Packers. Although today’s victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wasn’t always pretty, the Packers moved to 10-0 with a 35-26 win, and they continue to look like the best team in the league by a wide margin. How good is Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers right now? So…

Chargers’ offense is closest to Packers’ attack that Bears will see

The Bears took a huge step toward the playoffs with their victory last week against the Lions. This week, they get a chance to take a step toward a level many people didn’t think they’d have a shot at reaching:  the Packers. Philip Rivers and the Chargers aren’t Aaron Rodgers and the Packers...

Fantasy football: Carson Palmer vs. Vikings a steal

Wondering whether or not to start Aaron Rodgers and Matt Forte, or to bench Colt McCoy and Chaz Schilens? The network bozos specialize in that kind of advice. If you’re looking for help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read on. Here are my picks to roll, and get rolled, in Week 11.
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