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Robert Griffin III
Green Bay Packers
The NFL Playoffs kick off later this afternoon, with three rookie quarterbacks set to take the field during Wild Card weekend. Generally speaking, the best games of the NFL Playoffs take place during Wild Card weekend, with this postseason being highlighted by some first and second year signal callers, mixed in with a few veterans.
It is amazing that we will not be talking about Aaron Rodgers or Matt Schaub or Joe Flacco as much this weekend. As good as they are (well, at least Rodgers), they are old news. It is the newbies who most of will focus on the most this weekend. Andy Dalton and Christian Ponder were drafted in the 2011 NFL Draft. Compared to the top three quarterbacks who are being discussed this weekend, even they are sort of old news.
The 2013 Wild Card weekend is all about three picks from the 2012 NFL Draft. Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III went No. 1 and 2 in last April’s draft, while Russell Wilson may have been one of the biggest steals in recent history by going ...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Green Bay Packers beat the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in Saturday’s NFC Wild Card playoff game and never really struggled. Though the Packers won the game easily, quarterback Aaron Rodgers seemed dissatisfied with the team’s offensive performance.
“Our defense played at a championship level — which you have to have in the postseason,” Rodgers told NBC Sports’ Michele...
WHO SHOULD WIN IT?
Aaron Rodgers has won NFL MVP during his career. He weighed in with his selection for this season's MVP, and it might surprise you.
When Greg Jennings' sister took to Twitter during last weekend's Packers-Vikings game to mercilessly criticize Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Packers fans immediately began to wonder what the rant might do to the NFL MVP's relationship with his two-time Pro Bowl receiver.
Apparently, not that much.
Jennings was left to explain why his sister called Rodgers the most...
Aaron Rodger is good at taking the high road sometimes, so it was no surprise when Rodgers was able to brush off some disrespectful tweets from Greg Jennings sister Valyncia last Sunday, in which she deemed Rodgers among other things, the most overrated quarterback in football.
Greg Jennings will be a free agent this off-season, and probably won’t return to Green Bay, but according...
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers showed how dangerous they can be when they're at full strength Saturday night, overwhelming the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in an NFC wild-card game that was never really close.
John Kuhn scored two touchdowns, DuJuan Harris added another and Rodgers connected with an NFL playoff-record 10 receivers as he threw for 274 yards. Defensively,...
The Packers were able to keep drives alive with a short passing game and Aaron Rodgers extending plays. In the minds of Vikings defenders, that was a major difference-maker.
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,...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Step one is complete on the Packers' road to the Super Bowl, winning at home Saturday night over the Minnesota Vikings. Now their journey is about to become significantly more challenging with the well-rested San Francisco 49ers awaiting Green Bay's arrival for the divisional round matchup next weekend.
But this all looks relatively familiar to Packers coach...
8 a.m. ET: Two down and one to go, but this one’s going to be big.
The Vikings and Packers split their season series with each side taking their respective home game. Minnesota fought their way into the playoffs behind the churning legs of Adrian Peterson last week. Now, the two are set for a rematch in cold and windy Green Bay.
Peterson may not have broken Eric Dickerson’s...
The Vikings had no choice but to rely on their backup Joe Webb, despite the fact he hasn’t played a down of football all season. The gamble turned out to be a colossal fail only saved by the late efforts of their defense. The prowess of the continuously overlooked Packers reigned supreme all night long.
Adrian Peterson’s game was put on shutdown mode...
As all the sports world knows, the Green Bay Packers will face the Minnesota Vikings for the second time in six days tomorrow evening on the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field. The Packers won the first game several weeks ago, and the Vikes took the game on Sunday. This game? Well, it will be cold. But as Packer fans we hope that, in the end, the ViQueens feel much colder much longer...
When the Minnesota Vikings left Lambeau Field at 6-6 after losing to the Packers on Dec. 2, no one imagined they'd be back so soon.
After all, getting back to Green Bay for a playoff game would require four straight wins including one against the Packers in Minnesota in the final week of the regular season. But sometime in the past month, the Vikings started looking less like...