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Rodgers on free time: 'I haven't been carousing'

Posted on: February 3, 2011 3:29 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

DALLAS -- Packers fans that are sick of "silly media stories" (read: the whole business with the team photo issue) should be relieved that they're not likely to see Aaron Rodgers on film in a karaoke bar singing Billy Joel.

That's because the Packers quarterback has been taking it easy this week when it comes to nightlife.

"I haven't been out carousing," Rodgers said. "I am a homebody so I've been spending a lot of time in my hotel room watching film. I think it is important at the same time that you are sticking with your normal routine."

So, is that a jab at Big Ben? Or simply Rodgers way of pointing out that he's sticking with his routine, which does not involve "carousing."

Certainly the first part of his quote is more explosive, but people have often said that Rodgers thinks very, very carefully about what he says before he says it. Plus, it doesn't seem like Rodgers style to take potshots at his opponents (see: him aggressively defending Jay Cutler).

So it seems pretty likely that Rodgers was just pointing out exactly what he's been doing this week, which happens to be, well, nothing. And for all the people chastising Roethlisberger for his actions (myself included to a degree), it's probably smart to remember that he's been here before, he knows what he's doing and there's probably no need to worry about his preparation before a game as big as Sunday's.

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Comments

Since: Mar 12, 2007
Posted on: February 3, 2011 4:11 pm
 

Rodgers on free time: 'I haven't been carousing'

Ben Roethlisberger has 2, Trent Dilfer 1, and both of those guys are closer to Jamarcus Russell than they are to real elite QBs like Dan Marino or Joe Montana.

Right...Ben Roethlisberger is nothing like Joe Montana.  Undecided



Your buds on the main board will be pleased to see that you just called Roethlisberger "elite", irregardless.



Since: Sep 17, 2010
Posted on: February 3, 2011 4:08 pm
 

Rodgers on free time: 'I haven't been carousing'

AES, that is the funniest post I have ever read on these boards.  You are the bees knees my friend.



Since: Apr 14, 2007
Posted on: February 3, 2011 3:55 pm
 

Rodgers on free time: 'I haven't been carousing'

And this Sunday, Rodgers wins his first ring and take his place among the current "Elite" QB's in the league.

Except for the fact the a Ring has nothing at all to do with wether a QB is "elite" or not.
Ben Roethlisberger has 2, Trent Dilfer 1, and both of those guys are closer to Jamarcus Russell than they are to real elite QBs like Dan Marino or Joe Montana.

Teams win championships, and sometimes an average QB like Ben or Trent are along for the ride.



Since: Nov 10, 2006
Posted on: February 3, 2011 3:51 pm
 

Rodgers on free time: 'I haven't been carousing'

And this Sunday, Rodgers wins his first ring and take his place among the current "Elite" QB's in the league.




Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: February 3, 2011 3:47 pm
 

Rodgers on free time: 'I haven't been carousing'

Carousing? I'll bet a wooden nickel that he was not only carousing, he was carousing with dames! But can you blame a fella? He's the bee's knees! So what if a doll wants to carouse and swing down at the Kit Kat Klub? A fella buys a gal a malt and expects to go to Overlook Point sometimes. Come Sunday, you still can't lick Aaron Rodgers! No one can! Now win one for the Gipper!

Really..what year is this? Carousing??


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