Mr. Rodgers’ Neighborhood is Located in Green Bay

Posted: 5th October 2009 by Joe Arrigo in NFL
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All the talk this past week was about Brett Favre against the Packers. Favre wants his revenge against Packers GMáTed Thompson. But this game also means a lot toááAaron Rodgers who patientlyáwaited three years behind Favre for his chance to be the Packers starting quarterback.áá On an April afternoon in New YorkáCity, University of California quarterback áAaron Rodgers sat and waited for his name to be called in the green room at the 2004 NFL Draft. He was mentioned as the possible number one pick to his hometown San Francisco 49ers, a team he grew up wanting to play for,ábut they passed on him and went with Utah quarterbackáAlex Smith. Over four hours and 22 other teams passed on Rodgers before the Green Bay Packers took him as their first round pick, theá24th overall selection ...

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