Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/21/11
For those who frequent twitter or follow ESPN reporter Jason Wilde, you may have seen that the Green Bay Packers wide receiving corps, are implementing an interesting accountability strategy. Everyone knows that Aaron Rodgers carries a cannon around on his right shoulder, and everyone also knows that he can “Make all the throws,” an NFL quarterback is asked to make. The only thing Rodgers can’t control is the guy on the other end actually CATCHING the pass. Well The Packers wide outs have taken this matter in to their own stone hands. For every dropped pass – which they define as a ball that hits both of the receiver’s hands – The offending member of the Packers pass catching crew has to give each of the other four receivers a $100 gift card to Best Buy. Now some may question the whether the right people are benefitting from the dropped passes, as Chris Chase of Yahoo’s “Shutdown Corner” suggests, Aaron Rodgers should the one rolling in Best Buy dough. While it may be true that Rodgers should be getting a piece of the action, the idea of NFL players – WR’s especially – holding each other accountable for their mistakes [...]
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