This is mildly amusing. On Thursday, Aaron Rodgers told the media that he’s not the Green Bay Packers’ savior.
“I’m not coming back to save this team. I’m coming back to play quarterback the way I know how to play it. Hopefully, we all raise the level of our play collectively and find a way to win these three games.”
Yeah, Aaron, but you kind of are back to save this team.
Brett Hundley wasn’t taking the Packers to the playoffs. In fact, without Rodgers, the job that Ted Thompson has done (or not done, as it were) of building the Packers’ roster has been exposed as fraudulent. The job of coaching the Packers that Mike McCarthy has done (or not done) has been exposed.
Aaron Rodgers is the Green Bay Packers. So Aaron Rodgers is damn sure here to save the season.
Whether he’ll be able to is another question. The Packers have no margin for error. They need to win their final three games, all against playoff contenders — Carolina, Minnesota and Detroit.
While Detroit will probably be a pushover, playing at Carolina will be tough. The Vikings — and I hate to say it — might be the best team in the NFC.
So you’re not here to save the team, huh Aaron?