Found January 31, 2012 on
Fox Sports Wisconsin:
Green Bay Packers
New England Patriots
New Orleans Saints
GREEN BAY, Wis. It doesn't take a discount double-check to figure out that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the most marketable player in the NFL right now, but SportsBusiness Daily did the legwork anyway.
The Charlotte-based publication asked 50 corporate brand managers, marketing and branding executives, sports business professors and football media to rank their top five most marketable NFL players, and Rodgers came out No. 1 in the survey.
It helps that Rodgers has been the star of a popular nationwide television campaign for State Farm Insurance, but the biggest reason he's the most marketable is his recent on-field success, including being named MVP of Super Bowl XLV last season.
"You first have to have success for people to even care about you," said Preston Bounds, who wrote the article for SBD. "When you do end up in ads and you're a natural on camera and you have a sense of humor and you're not stiff, that really solidifies ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Anyone who gives it 100 percent at the Pro Bowl is treating the fans to a huge bonus. Nobody expect the players to try. As we said earlier, going to the Pro Bowl is more of a vacation than a football game for the NFC and AFC All-Stars. Aaron Rodgers was upset with the lack of effort from the NFC squad last Sunday, but he is surely a member of the minority with that stance. ...
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to jump-start the NFC, but the AFC rolled in second half to a 59-41 victory. Miami's Brandon Marshall was named the MVP with four touchdown catches.
Show a little pride. That was the message from Aaron Rodgers to his Pro Bowl teammates, as the Packers' QB was disappointed with their lack of effort in the game.
Most Valuable Player: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay PackersThought he has disappeared from the NFL playoffs and we see fewer of those silly discount double-check commercials, TGS writers voted for Aaron Rodgers by a landslide. Lawrence Duschenski (@LD10) gave the prevailing sentiment.
"He spreads the ball around like few others in the history of the league, and in a year when...
NBC plans on adding Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Steelers receiver Hines Ward, and former Giants receiver David Tyree to their pregame coverage of the Super Bowl on Sunday. Here's the NBC Sports tweets containing the news...
The pair on the pregame would apparently be an audition of sorts for the two active players according to USA Today, but I'm not sure why Rodgers...
NFC starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, as well as fellow Packers teammates Greg Jennings, Clay Matthews, Charles Woodson and others face the AFC tonight in the Pro Bowl. Follow the game with our live box score.
ProBowl.com | 2012 Cal Football: Schedule Season Tickets/Memorial StadiumFormer Cal football players Tony Gonzalez, Marshawn Lynch and Aaron Rodgers all put up impressive numbers playing for the NFC in a 59-41 Pro Bowl loss to the AFC on Sunday.
WPXI Sports Director Alby Oxenreiter reports via Twitter that Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements has not heard from the Pittsburgh Steelers about their offensive coordinator opening. Clements has long been speculated as a possible candidate for the job as he is a Pittsburgh native and was the quarterbacks coach for the Steelers under head coach Bill Cowher.