Preseason is proving ground for Rodgers
What a difference a year has made for QB Aaron Rodgers, writes John Clayton in his observations from Packers camp.
Now that Brett Favre is back, pro football's ironman isn't expected to open up any playing time for Rodgers unless there is an injury or a blowout. Rodgers waits, and it's a painful wait. He's bothered by the national criticism and has little opportunity to change those opinions. All he has is four preseason games and maybe six quarters of action to show improvement and potential. Veterans around the locker room aren't sold Favre will retire at the end of this season. Some think he might have another season in him after this year. To quiet some of the critics, Rodgers needs to play well in the preseason games.
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