Many sports activities followers and media members like to check the Brett Favre-Aaron Judge Green Bay Packers quarterback controversy to the brand new Rodgers-Jordan Love intrigue which is comprehensible.
Both Favre and Rodgers led the Packers to a Super Bowl title. Both are beloved Packers.
Both have been in their mid-30s when the Packers drafted a quarterback of the long run in the primary spherical, Rodgers because the 24th total decide in 2005 and Love because the 26th total choice in 2020.
But Favre stated the 2 conditions are different in one huge approach.
“I believe after I take a look at this situation with Aaron and my situation, sure, they’re very, very comparable. But there’s a huge distinction: They have been a number of performs away from the Super Bowl this 12 months. When we drafted Aaron, that wasn’t the case,” Favre stated just lately to ESPN Wisconsin. “So that made extra sense.”
During that 2004 season, the Packers overcame a 1-Four begin to make the playoffs at 10-6 however misplaced at residence in the NFC wild-card spherical to the Minnesota Vikings. Rodgers, however, led the Packers to the NFC Championship final season beneath first-year coach Matt LaFleur, the place they misplaced 37-20 to the San Francisco 49ers.
Favre — who nonetheless was capable of lead the Packers to the NFC title recreation in 2007, a 23-20 to the eventual Super Bowl-champion Giants — stated he knew the group was prepared handy the keys to Rodgers.
“The age, clearly is similar,” Favre stated, referring to the time each Packers legends watched their group draft their quarterback of the long run. “My final 12 months as a Packer was one among my finest years statistically talking, and we have been very near the Super Bowl, clearly. But Aaron was a number of years entrenched inside the group.”
Favre additionally stated he was shocked the Packers didn’t give Rodgers extra weapons in the 2020 NFL Draft.
“Look, I don’t know the group (anymore),” he stated. “I met Matt LaFleur. He looks as if an important man, an important coach. Everyone has their causes, and I believe their intentions and causes are for the betterment of the group. But I was very shocked that they didn’t go together with instant assist that may assist proper now.
“I’ve no exhausting emotions — I don’t even know Jordan Love. And he could also be an important participant. Happy for him. It was simply my opinion, that I felt like they might go together with an instantaneous want — and I’m positive Aaron most likely thought that as nicely.”
This isn’t the primary time Favre talked in regards to the Rodgers situation. The Hall of Fame quarterback just lately stated the Packers’ resolution to draft the 21-year-old Love goes to embroil the group in pointless controversy.
“I simply suppose that Green Bay isn’t going anyplace with out Aaron Rodgers in the following few years,” Favre stated after the draft. “I might do all I might to not burn that bridge and I don’t suppose that they did that. I believe that they burned a bridge that’s going to be exhausting to beat. At some level, I believe it should rear its ugly head.”