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Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

Posted on: January 11, 2011 12:36 am

In my personal opinion to me Rodgers was over-rated for a long time, but the playoff win sealed it. I love watching football games and watching videos to hype up the game. See the guys picks and so on and so forth. Listening all this week how Aaron Rodgers is the reason Packers win football games. He has no help yada yada yada. Personally I don't believe that. Last year I can make an argument it was just as much Rodgers fault for them losing as the defense. The playoff game last year went to OT. A shootout between both Warner and Rodgers. Which is fine some folks love football games like that. Neither defense was that great last season. Anyways point is Rodgers had a chance to win the football game in overtime. Yea defense shouldn't have gave up so so points, but Cardinals defense did the same. I mean if Warner and Rodgers didn't score so frequently quick they wouldn't have had that many possessions. Green Bay got the ball in OT. Rodgers lost the fumble that was recovered and went for a TD by the cardinals defense. To say it wasn't Rodgers fault is really an understatement. That's like saying Mannings INTs vs the Pats didn't cost them the game. Or Vick's INT on the final drive didn't cost the Eagles the football game. It was Rodgers fault they lost the football game. If you don't agree to that logic you are a mark for Rodgers.

As for this weekends football game where Rodgers has no help yada yada yada. He is an the elite category cuz of his stats like Rivers. Not because winning football games. The guy was suppose to be the MVP cuz his preseason stats. That didn't happen.....LOL! Anyways Rodgers has no help, but his defense finished ranked up there with the Steelers in the defensive category. In yet Roethlisberger is a product of the Steelers cuz of the defense. If it wasn't for defense he would be nothing according to critics. Thats fine I guess everyone has a right to their opinion. To me the same could or should be said about Rivers and Rodgers. They both had top defenses this season. One didn't make the playoffs. One got a playoff win for the first time of his career. All of a sudden we get posts to give the guy credit. Credit for what? Throwing 180 yards or having a running game that rushed for 120+ yards or leading a high powered offense led by Rodgers to 21 points. I mean seriously those stats don't impress anybody. 180 yards in his first playoff win in yet he deserves credit? Eagles offense had the ball in the final minute. Vick and the Eagles could have won the game. In yet the defense got the INT to clinch the victory. Rodgers did it all didn't he? He had no help at all on the ground or on defense, but the defense held Vick led Eagles offense to 16 points. Stopping them in the final minutes to win the football game. It just shows how over-rated the guy really is.

Again another point is Rodgers is the reason they are where they are. He missed Pats game due to concussion. Backup steps in and Pats are supposed to destroy them. Packers have no chance without Rodgers. The backup led the team to 27 points and the Pats wouldn't have won if it weren't for a key play by an offensive lineman. The offensive lineman returned a punt almost for a TD. It shows Rodgers isn't the reason they are in the position they are. To me it was all about the defense this year. You can't really argue with that. Rodgers has one of the best wideout tandems in the league. Finally I'm not gonna give Rodgers more credit than the defense for the Packers victory over wildcard weekend. He doesn't deserve all the praise he is receiving. He is one of the most over-rated quarterbacks in the league no doubt about it.

By the way, Packers got their first playoff win since 1997. That's saying something isn't it? 13 years without a playoff win. Congrats on the win. Again I stated in my "playoff predictions" that Green Bay will be heading to Dallas. Doesn't mean much other than I think they are a good football team.


Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: January 16, 2011 9:28 am

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

Yup.  He Sucks.  I'm sure the Falcons feel the same way today.  You're CBS blogging rights should be revoked after last nights game.

Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2011 9:05 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

MarkDD when you use your original account rather than be a coward I will reply to your post.

Since: Jan 11, 2011
Posted on: January 11, 2011 6:21 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

Aaron Rodgers threw for 4 TD and ran for another in his first playoff game. Thats 5 TDs that he scored. Did he fumble on the last play? Yes. I would argue that it wasn't his fault though because he led his offense to score 45 points, which should be enough to win in any game. He scored 5 TDs, threw for 423 yards, and ran for another 13 yards.

You diss Rodgers for being on the sideline while Vick had an opportunity to come back and win the game,but did you see James Jones drop on the perfectly thrown ball that should have been a 63 yard TD with 31 seconds left in the second quarter? Like you say, Rodgers can't play every position, but he couldn't have thrown a better ball in that situation. How about Jennings' drop on the Packers first 3rd down where the ball went through his hands? Ignoring the fact that Rodgers had 0 INT and 3 TD but harping on the fact that he only had 180 yards is ridiculous since Jones dropped a perfect pass that should have given Rodgers a stat line of 4 TDs, 243 yards, and 19/27 for completions. 

When people say that Rodgers had no help, they are probably referring to the fact that Rodgers led the team in rushing in 4 games and the Packers. Maybe its the fact that they lost 3 starters on O who have never really been replaced. 

Rodgers would be the first to tell you that he appreciates his teammates, as in response to the question "how did it feel to win your first playoff game?" he replied "Well, in all my time being a football fan I have never seen one player win a game all by himself. It is a good team win for us and I will let you guys write what you want on that." Any sane GB fan should be just as happy with our great defense and the hope of having a real running game this week in Atlanta, but they should be equally sane to be just as ecstatic over a QB who has, in his last 8 games (including the playoff game) 70.8% completion, 261 YPG passing, 19 TD, 2 INT and a 122.1 rating. No QB is playing better than him right now.

Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2011 5:44 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!


You copy and paste an article to reply to my blog. Seriously? get outta here.......

Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2011 5:42 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

you tried to discredit me for. YOU OWE ME AN APPOLOGY
You owe me an apology for all the name calling. You claimed you weren't gonna comment on anymore of my blogs and you did hours later. Thanks for keeping your word.

Since: Sep 11, 2010
Posted on: January 11, 2011 5:38 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

This road thing seems to agree with wild-card teams. Now, can the Ravens, Jets and Packers keep it going next weekend?

Three wins by the visitors to open the playoffs should not have been a surprise this year. Since the 2004 season, it's happened three times. In the AFC, the home team was beaten in both wild-card games last year and this year, with the Jets getting two of those victories.

"You have to play these games without worrying where you play them," Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson said.

Where doesn't seem to matter in the opening round as much as what the matchup is. A road team has won at least one wild-card game in all but three years since the NFL went to a six-team format in 1990. Overall, visitors are 12-30 in the AFC, but since 1996 they are 12-18. And since 2003 they are 8-6.

In the NFC, visitors are 17-25, including 7-7 since 2004.

Now, though, it gets more difficult — much tougher for NFC teams, where home-field advantage has held for two decades in the divisional round. Hosts are 33-7 in that span, though the Packers and Seahawks can take heart from two years ago, when the Eagles and Cardinals both made the title game by winning on the road. Green Bay is at top-seeded Atlanta on Saturday night, and Seattle visits No. 2 Chicago on Sunday.

"This is the way it's going to be," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. "We're on the road. You play uphill when you get off the bus. You have to overcome the atmosphere that you're playing in, particularly the communication challenge."

The AFC numbers are a bit more encouraging for visitors: 14-26 since '90, including 6-4 in the last five years.

Also, for the first time since the league went to 32 teams in 2002, both divisional-round games in a conference are, well, divisional games: Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh (AFC North) and New England vs. the Jets (AFC East).

"That's poetic justice," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. "That's the way it should be."

So what do the visitors need to accomplish to keep enjoying the road?

For the Ravens and Seahawks, that's pretty simple: repeat what they did during the regular season. Baltimore won at Pittsburgh 17-14 on Oct. 3, the last game of Ben Roethlisberger's four-game suspension. Seattle came out of Soldier Field on Oct. 17 with a 23-20 victory.

The Steelers got back at the Ravens in Baltimore on Dec. 5 with a 13-10 win in a defensive classic decided on Steelers safety Troy Polamalu's star turn: a forced fumble that led to the winning TD.

Figuring that both sides will impose their defensive prowess, the key for the Ravens is making those infrequent big plays against the Steel Curtain that can turn a tight game. They have the manpower in running back Ray Rice, tight end Todd Heap and wide receivers Anquan Boldin, T.J. Houshmandzadeh and Derrick Mason.

Considering how dynamic these defenses can be, however, neither team should expect to light up the scoreboard. But the Ravens should remember that the Steelers are just 10-6 in home playoff games since 1990, though Baltimore has never won a postseason game in Pittsburgh.

"This is the NFL at its best," Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs said. "This is what the world wants to see. We'll give it to them."

The Jets came up with anything but their best on Dec. 6 in Foxborough, a 45-3 whipping at the hands of the NFL's best team during the regular season. New York must start quickly on offense and upset Tom Brady's rhythm with a defense that managed exactly that against Peyton Manning on Sunday.

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Since: Jan 9, 2007
Posted on: January 11, 2011 5:20 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

"Rodgers will do his usual 24-31 280 and 2 tds.,
Usual? Did you watch the football game over the weekend? He threw for 180 yards. 100 yards less than you stated."- let me give u some facts -
in the 14 games aaron rodgers played this year (not including the game vs det he got hurt, and the ne game he didnt play), he AVERAGES about 290 passing a game. ALSO, if u take his 28 td's, and divide that by 14 games.. u get "2td's" _ AS PER MY ORIGINAL QUOTE, you tried to discredit me for. YOU OWE ME AN APPOLOGY.

I cant even go there with your other comments, about my statements... like the one where u make it seem, EVERY WEEK, 5 quarterbacks throw for  400 yards in a game. bc u ay .."oh, it's only 50 more yards than throwing for 350.

Seriously, you should resign from CBS.

Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2011 3:52 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

This guy must be a child
LOL! What are you? You created an account on the same day to respond to this. What a coward. Seriously you can at least use your original account.

Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2011 3:51 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

Man Look!!! I RESPECT your OPINION and all but u cant possibly believe what your writing about!!! A-Rodgers overated??!!! You know thats not true statiscally or on the field!!

So he isn't overrated when analysts state that the Packers wouldn't be where they are without him. He has no help apparently. I'm sick of hearing that. He has a lot of help. Especially in that playoff game over the weekend. He had a ground game over 120 rush yards. Top 5 defense according to stats. I'm sick of all the credit he is receiving. Ben gets out of the discussion and gets no credit for his wins cuz of the Steelers defense, but when Rodgers has it it is all him. It isn't all him.

The thing that most impressed me about A-Rod this year is the fact that he has lost ABOUT 20 players to injuries, several of them were starter such as, Atari Bigby,Cullen jenkins,Anthony Smith,Ryan Grant, and Jermicheal Finley just to name some
Name me how he impressed you cuz the Packers made the playoffs. He didn't do it all on his own and you know it.

nd was still able to make the playoffs and beat the Eagles twice at their own stadium in one year!!! 
Name his stats in those Eagle games. Didn't throw over 200 yards in either game. The playoff game came down to an INT to seal the game. GB D clinched the win. Not Rodgers!!

No team has ever done that to the Eagles except the clevebrowns in 1981!!!
The reason why is cuz NFC sucks!

His statistics are amazing and his accuracy is great
Roethlisbergers is as well in yet he gets the shaft cuz the Steelers defense.

All im saying is do your research on him man, cause I dint think u actually watched him play
I watched the game. Rodgers was on the sidelines watching Vick play against GB D to see who would win the game.

All the stuff your writing is nothing more than OPINIONS!!! U REALLY DONT HAVE ANY FACTS TO SUPPORT THE STUFF YOUR SAYING!!!
So what you are saying is Rodgers won that football game for the Packers. Defense didn't have nothing to do with the victory over the Eagles.

According to GB fans/media he is the reason Packers are where they are. I never said any player did it on his own. That is why I call Rodgers over-rated cuz he is given more credit than he deserves.

Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: January 11, 2011 3:37 pm

Playoff win for GB made Rodgers over-rated!!!

Obviously you don't know your facts, which would dismiss anything you have to say. The Pakers beat the Seahawks in 2008, prior to losing to the Giants in the NFC chapionship game.

According to a Green Bay fan it was their first playoff road win since 97. So I suppose I didn't get it entirely wrong.

To say I don't know facts based on my last comment, but you can't argue with the rest tells me you have no arguments to bring forward. It is true.....I misread my mistake which I've stated.

Kinda weird how much of a coward you truly are. I mean you join CBS the same day I make this. What a coward you are. Afraid to use your original account. Again you are a coward.

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