Aaron Rodgers MVP

Aaron Rodgers MVP
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Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 11:29pm

Brett Favre never was

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers is
the MVP of the Super Bowl, an honor his Packers predecessor Brett
Favre never earned.

With precise passes and cool under pressure, Rodgers completed
24 of 39 passes for 304 yards, three touchdowns and no
interceptions Sunday night to lead the Packers to a 31-25 victory
over the Pittsburgh Steelers for Green Bay's first NFL title since
Favre's in the 1997 Super Bowl.

Rodgers is 27 years old, just as Favre was then. And after
biding his time as a backup until the Packers split with Favre,
Rodgers has quickly taken over. This was his third full season as a
starting QB, and he was particularly good throughout the playoffs,
leading the No. 6 seed Packers to a championship.

Rogers threw two TD passes Sunday to Greg Jennings, another to
Jordy Nelson.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

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