Found February 23, 2012 on Down and Distance:

According to a report from Sports Illustrated, National League MVP Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension was overturned by an arbitrator.  Shortly after the announcement, Braun received tweets of support for the reigning NFL MVP, Aaron Rodgers:

 When asked by a fan if he really thought Braun never used performance enhancing drugs, Rodgers responded with even stronger support:

It is unclear what, if any, friendship exists between Rodgers and Braun, or if Rodgers was simply praising an innocent man’s exoneration. Braun had tested positive for elevated testosterone but the ensuing suspension was overturned today, 2-1, by the arbitration panel.  It was the first time in MLB history a drug suspension had been overturned in a grievance.  A spokesperson for the MLB stated the commissioner’s office “vehemently” disagreed with today’s decision.


Aaron Rodgers celebrates Ryan Braun winning appeal, tells MLB to eat crow

Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Braun have a lot in common and have formed a strong friendship because of their similarities. Both men are talented yet cocky athletes from California now winning MVPs for Wisconsin teams. Rodgers has called Braun his best athlete friend, and Braun has done Rodgers’ championship belt celebration after getting a hit during a game. When news of Braun’s positive...

Ryan Braun's Appeal Win, Overturned Suspension Leads Aaron Rodgers to Slam MLB in Defense of MVP Pal

The baseball was shocked -- and almost certainly a little bit embarrassed -- when news broke Thursday that Ryan Braun had won his appeal for a positive drug test. And then there was Aaron Rodgers who decided to pile on in a Twitter onslaught against Major League Baseball and those who doubted Braun. Of course, it must be stated that Rodgers and Braun are friends, as the reigning...

12/12//12 will be Aaron Rodgers day

According to Brad Biggs of the National Football Post, the Wisconsin state Assembly passed a unanimous resolution that’s made December 12th, 2012– Aaron Rodgers day. According to the Associated Press, the resolution has been sent to the state senate, where it’s expected to pass. In order to celebrate Aaron Rodgers day, you can buy your very own number 12 Aaron Rodgers jersey below

12/12/12 is officially Aaron Rodgers Day in Wisconsin

The State senate of Wisconsin unanimously voted to make December 12th, 2012 Aaron Rodgers day in Wisconsin to honor the greatest QB to ever play at Lambeau Field since, well.... the last one.

MVPeeved: Rodgers defends Braun on Twitter

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- From one MVP to another. From one friend to another.Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers immediately came to the defense of his pal Ryan Braun following the Thursday afternoon announcement that the Milwaukee Brewers left fielder had won his appeal of a 50-game Major League Baseball suspension.Rodgers took to Twitter just minutes after Braun issued a statement...

Packers fans get ready for Aaron Rodgers Day

Let it never be said that the good people of Wisconsin don't love their star quarterbacks. This week, the state Assembly of Wisconsin passed a resolution naming a day for reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers.

Potential Seattle draft pick Brandon Weeden out to prove older is better

The Associated Press reports: “The age thing. It’s the first topic that comes up when Brandon Weeden’s NFL draft prospects are discussed. You see, Weeden is 28 – same as NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers. At an age when many NFL quarterbacks are peaking, Weeden will just be starting his professional career. Still, the early consensus on Weeden among the so-called experts is he could...

Weeden, 28, out to prove older is better (AP)

The age thing. It's the first topic that comes up when Brandon Weeden's NFL draft prospects are discussed. You see, Weeden is 28 -- same as NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers. At an age when many NFL quarterbacks are peaking, Weeden will just be starting his professional career. Still, the early consensus on Weeden among the so-called experts is he could go as soon as the second round...

Aaron Rodgers Criticizes MLB and ESPN Following Braun Decision

Following the reports that the Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun had his 50-game suspension overturned for a positive drug test for a performance enhancing drug, a number of athletes and media took to Twitter to criticize Major League Baseball and ESPN. One of the most vocal on social media was the other MVP in Wisconsin, Green...Read the Rest...

Rodgers celebrates the overturning of Braun's PED ban

Aaron Rodgers believed Ryan Braun when the Brewers star refuted his positive test for banned-substance use. After Braun's 50-game ban was overturned on Thursday, Rodgers took to Twitter to celebrate.


People wonder why newspapers are dying in this country.  Or maybe they are not wondering, maybe like me they get it. But if they are wondering…  it’s because they write horrible ****.  I mean horrible. And they want money for it. What’s the last time you read the Milwaukee Journal and you were like, wow, I learned something there? I know Aaron Rodgers is good and I know...
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