It’s still a silly question, and one that is nearly impossible to answer or get consensus on, but it’s floating around in the back of our minds during this tedious break before training camp: what is Aaron Rodgers’ place in history?
Is he the greatest quarterback to ever play football? Is he in the conversation? Does he need a few more Super Bowl rings to get there?
Admittedly, each person has their own opinion about how to judge what qualifies someone as the GOAT, but one thing is all but a lock: Rodgers is set up to do something that no quarterback has done in history. That should be worth a look, right?
In today’s curds, we look at that question, the milestone Rodgers is about to hit, his predecessor in Green Bay, and much more.
Countdown to Camp: Each Packers QB has goals in mind | Packers.com
Can Joe Callahan demonstrate enough to the team to make them think he can be a reliable backup if and when they part ways with Brett Hundley? For Rodgers, it’s getting on the same page with his new teammates.
Green and Bold: The Making of a GOAT | Cheesehead TV
Meanwhile, Rodgers has nothing more that he needs to do to prove that he's at least one of the best - he can just go out and try his best to help get the Packers to another Super Bowl. And for now, that (and the fact that his career still has a long way to go) are the only reasons he's not the GOAT.
Who is the Packers’ most important second-year player? | Packers Wire
While Kyler Fackrell will be needed to play a significant role as a backup to Nick Perry and Clay Matthews, I'd go with Clark, who is in line for starter's snaps and has a chance to be part of a scary interior pass-rushing tandem with Mike Daniels.
NFC North Q&A: Who is the rising star in the division? - ESPN
The only player to get more than one vote -- and the only one who was picked by someone other than his own team's writer -- is safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.
Brett Favre is coming back to Green Bay | Packersnews.com
This is an incredibly vague headline, and you can be forgiven if you think it points to some significant opportunity for him with the Packers. However, he will be back in town soon for an awards ceremony named for former Packers PR leader and team historian Lee Remmel.