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Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers was available to the media yesterday. He is having a banner season. He has 33 TD passes and a 127.7 passer rating through 11 games….
What do you take from the way the Giants played against the Saints on Monday?
Rodgers: “I thought Drew played extremely well and he is playing as hot as any quarterback in the league right now. It is tough when you run up against a (quarterback) that is playing that well and getting the ball out of his hand that quickly. He did not let the Giants pass rush get to him. The Giants are 6-5 right now and one game back of the division; they understand how important this game is. We do as well with potentially wrapping up the division this week and obviously we are playing for postseason seeding. It is an important game for both teams and it is a tough environment. We know what kind of game we will be in for.”
Is it good to be the team to follow that act or is it bad?
“I think, at this point in the season, you are who you are and y...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. In this week's media session with Aaron Rodgers, the Packers quarterback talked about his mindset with an undefeated record, playing at a high level all season, his seventh-grade basketball team, Tim Tebow and more.
Five question-and-answer highlights:1. Are you ready to talk about 16-0 yet?
RODGERS: It's not that we're not talking about it, it's...
The Giants officially lose their starting left tackle for the season.
When Michael Strahan talks, do the Giants listen?
We’ll all find out on Sunday, because the future Hall of Famer visited the Meadowlands on Wednesday
and delivered a pep talk (of sorts) to the Giants’ beleaguered defensive line. It was loud enough that Mathias Kiwanuka could hear it in the ...
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, with 961,818 votes, leads all NFL All-Stars in balloting for the 2012 Pro Bowl, NFL.com announced Thursday. 2012 Pro Bowl voting will continue through Monday, Dec. 19, by going to NFL.com/probowl.
The Giants placed OT Will Beatty (eye) on injured reserve this afternoon and signed LB Chase Blackburn.
There was little hope that Beatty, who underwent surgery to repair a detached retina on Thanksgiving, would be able to recover in time to play again this season.
Blackburn will wear No. 93 since his old number (57) is now being worn by rookie LB Jacquian Williams.
In other news...
While the Packers had very little trouble knocking off Detroit on Thanksgiving, QB Aaron Rodgers left with personal confirmation that Lions DE Kyle Vanden Bosch isn't playing with a full deck.
http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2011/11/giants_will_beatty_to_ir_to_ma.htmlJason O. Watson-US PRESSWIREWill Beatty (eye) has been sent to the injured reserve list to make room for Chase Blackburn, ending his season.By Jorge Castillo - Star Ledger 12/1/11
When Tom Brady was laying waste to the NFL in 2007, there was talk that he was enjoying the greatest season of all time. Brady has watched some of Aaron Rodgers‘ performances this year, and says that you can’t get any better than Rodgers in 2011. “The way Aaron’s playing, it’s impossible to play the…
The Giants were met by a familiar face on Wednesday when former star defensive lineman Michael Strahan visited the team to speak with its beleagured defensive line.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers reportedly told a Milwaukee radio station that Lions defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch "likes to lay on people," and did so at least six times in the Thanksgiving Day game last Thursday at Ford Field.
Has tough comparison with Aaron Rodgers coming to town
1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay at New York Giants
2. Drew Brees, New Orleans vs Detroit
3. Tom Brady, New England vs Indianapolis
4. Cam Newton, Carolina at Tampa Bay
5. Eli Manning, New York Giants vs Green Bay
6. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati
7. Matthew Stafford, Detroit at New Orleans
8. Tony Romo, Dallas as Arizona
9. Tim Tebow, Denver at Minnesota
10. Ryan Fitzpatrick...
Perry Fewell wants to get after Aaron Rodgers. But first he spent some time getting after his own defense.