Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/6/11
Just when Aaron Rodgers was getting so much praise after a six touchdown performance on Sunday against Denver, a former Packers quarterback had to tell the world his two cents. No, it was not Bart Starr. Brett Favre, in an interview with 790 The Zone in Atlanta was asked about his successor’s success and offered a mature back-handed compliment. Here are Brett’s words from the interview: “I’m going to be honest, I was not surprised, the biggest surprise to me would be that he didn’t do it sooner.” He continued: “He’s very bright and he got a chance to watch and see successful teams do it right and so he just kind of fell into a good situation. On top of that, he’s a good player. I don’t think there’s any pressure on him now, the talent around him is even better than when I was there. Aaron had a chance … even though the last couple years it’s seemed like he’s almost a rookie, he’s been around a while,” Favre said on the radio interview. “And I’d like to think that he watched, he learned, and then when he got a chance to play, he brought in his ability [...]
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