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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers has not forgotten what it was like sitting in the green room during the 2005 NFL draft, waiting around as 23 other players were picked before the Green Bay Packers finally called his name. Cedric Benson, recently signed by the Packers, was one of the players Rodgers had to watch take the stage, shake the commissioner's hand and put on the hat of his new team.
Benson wasn't on the draft board for long; the Chicago Bears selected the University of Texas running back with the fourth overall pick. Not until 20 spots later was it Rodgers' turn to take a deep breath and realize his NFL dreams.
Seven years later, Rodgers and Benson are teammates, their football paths crossing once again. Rodgers is known for using falling far and fast in the 2005 draft as motivation for making him one of the league's top quarterbacks.
"I've always kind of watched his career from afar," Rodgers said of Benson, who will get his first action as...
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Aaron Rodgers ran everywhere, including the end zone. Twice.
The MVP quarterback led Green Bay to a big first half Thursday night, running for 52 yards and two touchdowns during a 27-13 preseason victory that got the Packers' offense moving at full speed.
The Packers (No. 1 in the AP Pro32) wanted to look crisp coming off a drubbing by Cleveland. Rodgers led the way, going...
Cedric Benson makes debut for Packers against Bengals.
Didn’t anyone else watch the Packer game and have that Aaron Rodgers smirk titlebelt game thing going last night? Yeah, me too.
Packer Game 3 playoff pre-season analysis: Attention deficit disorder edition.
Last week Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown in practice and broke out the titlebelt. I blame THAT and not the Giants or our defense why they lost last year. The titlebelt...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If Aaron Rodgers is forced to miss any games this season due to injury, clearly the Green Bay Packers would not be the same team no matter who the backup quarterback is. After all, Rodgers is the NFL's Most Valuable Player and is the biggest reason why the Packers led the league in scoring last season.
But in recent years, Green Bay was in reliable hands in...
Whether it is for purposes of fantasy football or simply because you want to know who might be catching an Aaron Rodgers 60-yard touchdown pass, understanding and keeping up with the depth chart is very important.As a fantasy football fan, I like to know what receivers, tight ends, and running backs are going to see the most time on the field.The depth chart can help you decided...
The WMFL team brings you their tight end rankings and also discusses the discrepancy in some of their rankings.
Rizzla (3): I am in love with Finley’s monster upside with Aaron Rodgers at the helm. Rodgers has a lot of mouths to feed but knows his athletic tight end poses the most matchup problems for opponents when healthy. Aside from Graham and Gronkowski...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers are 0-2 so far this preseason and have yet to look very good in many areas. This week, however, when the team travels to Cincinnati to take on the Bengals, Green Bay's starters will see much more action than they have in preseason games to this point.Picking up a win is not the main goal, but a strong performance is needed from the Packers on offense...
In Indianapolis, and the general NFL community, expectations for Andrew Luck are extremely high. They were high as soon as he chose to enter the NFL Draft, with scouts calling him the best prospect since John Elway.
With Luck replacing the possible greatest of all time in Indianapolis, and playing extremely well in both of his first two games, the expectations and projections for...
Very rarely does a team go 15-1 in the NFL. Any team posting a record that good has a chance to get a little cocky and maybe even think that they don’t have much room for improvement.In the case of the Green Bay Packers, there is clearly a great deal of improvement needed in both the ground attack and the running game and they are aware of both.The Packers did their best to address...