Originally posted on The Sports Blitz  |  Last updated 9/7/13

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 18: Greg Jennings #85 of the Green Bay Packers stretches to reach the goal line as he's tackled by Demarcus Faggins #38 of the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on October 18, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 26-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Greg Jennings, now of the Minnesota Vikings, became one of the latest in a long line of Packers defectors who crossed the Mississippi to join their former rivals in the Twin Cities. Ryan Longwell, Darren Sharper, Desmond Bishop, and even Brett Favre donned the purple, but none of them were as vocal about the change as Jennings has become. In an  interview for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, when asked about his time with the Packers, Jennings refused to call quarterback Aaron Rodgers by name and instead referred to him as “12”, and also implied that all of the praise Rodgers has been deservedly receiving for the past five years has gone to Rodgers’ head, saying “For me, I’m such a team person, I’m going to defer to my teammates.... Read more
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