Found December 25, 2011 on
Aaron Rodgers got the Green Bay Packers started right away, throwing a 2-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jermichael Finley to take a 7-0 lead over the rival Chicago Bears after the first quarter on Sunday night.
BEST OF MAXIM
With Aaron Rodgers trying to help the Green Bay Packers secure a No. 1 playoff seed against a sputtering Chicago Bears team missing its two best offensive players, the NFL's most storied rivalry is looking pretty lopsided these days.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A humbling performance in Kansas City may have been exactly what the talented group of Green Bay Packers receivers needed.
One week after the Packers lost their undefeated season at the hands of the Chiefs -- in large part due to an unusually ineffective passing attack led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers -- they returned to form on Christmas night against the Chicago...
The Green Bay Packers defeated their NFC North Division Rivals, Chicago Bears, 35-21 and clinched the #1 seed in the NFC for the playoffs. Even without the team's top Wide Receiver Greg Jennings (knee), QB Aaron Rodgers had no problem torching the Bears secondary with five touchdowns.
There was some skepticism among Fantasy managers that Rodgers would not play the...
As if there was any doubt, we can now announce that the Green Bay Packers are back on track, propelled by another incredible effort from Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers, who looked like a touchdown throwing robot, threw for 283 yards on 21 completions and those included 5, yes 5 touchdowns.
The game itself actually stayed very close into the 3rd quarter. At one point, the Bears had cut the...
Aaron Rodgers had the first five-touchdown game of his career, and the Green Bay Packers clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs with a 35-21 victory over the rival Chicago Bears on Sunday night.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With the Packers' 35-21 win over the Bears on Christmas night, Green Bay clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC and the road to the Super Bowl will now run through Lambeau Field.Handing out grades following the Packers win:Passing Offense: AAaron Rodgers and the Green Bay passing attack returned to form against the Bears following a rough week in Kansas City.Rodgers...
With the first five-touchdown game of his NFL career, Aaron Rodgers ensured that the Green Bay Packers' playoff road will go through Lambeau Field. He also made sure the rival Chicago Bears will be spending the playoffs at home.
Now that the Green Bay Packers have wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the NFC, Mike McCarthy is free to rest some of his starters in the regular-season finale.
And while McCarthy's natural inclination might be playing to win - especially with the NFC North rival Detroit Lions coming to Lambeau Field on New Year's Day - the coach acknowledged after the Packers' 35-21 victory...
If they're not on track for a Super meeting a week later, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady will be seeing each other in Hawaii for the Pro Bowl.
Tier One: Elite
1. Packers (14-1) – Aaron Rodgers’ five touchdown performance against the Bears pretty much guarantees that he’ll be the MVP. But we already knew that.
2. Saints (12-3) – The Packers are the better team, but when the Saints and newly crowned yardage champion Drew Brees are playing in the dome, they are close to un-beatable.
3. 49ers (12-3) – I don’t think...