It it a phrase that I’m sure you’ve heard many times before, but the National Football League is a quarterback league, which is why the Green Bay Packers are advancing in the NFC Playoffs and the Minnesota Vikinga are on their way home.
In the rubber match between two old school NFC North rivals, Rodgers and the Packers proved once and for all to be too much for the Vikings, as the Green Bay defense finally held their ground against all-world running back Adrian Peterson and Aaron Rodgers made things look easy in a routine 24-10 victory in the NFC Wild Card Round at Lambeau Field Saturday night.
As is normally the case in the playoffs, the team with the better quarterback won. The team with the best player won.
Because as good as Peterson has been this season, in terms of value and impact on the game he is simply not on par with Rodgers.
That is not to say that Peterson is not an amazing talent because he is. Unfortunately, he is a running back and in today’s NFL, productive running...