Quantcast
Ad Unit
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Aaron Rodgers Says He Loves Playing Against Brian Urlacher

Brian Urlacher has been one of the best defensive players in the NFL for the past decade. He’s a tackling machine who hits like an 18-wheeler. He hates the league’s new tackling rules because he enjoys lighting people up. Urlacher is one of the last people on earth a running back wants to see when he is running freely through a hole.  The same usually can be said for quarterbacks, but not the reigning Super Bowl MVP.

On Tuesday, Rodgers told WAUK-AM that he enjoys playing against Urlacher more than any other player in the NFL.  Apparently No. 12 is a thrill-seeker.

“It’s a lot of fun,” Rodgers said. “It really is. He’s my favorite player to play against, and a guy I really respect. I respect the way he plays. He plays a clean game. Not a dirty player. Not a reckless out-of-control player. I think he really appreciates the game and respects the game and has played it well for a long time.

“There are a lot of dummy calls that go on. There is such a familiarity with the individual calls that we both use a number of dummy words out there, mixed in with some words that actually mean something. It’s a chess match. But it’s exciting to play against Brian to try to beat him at the mental game.”

Either Rodgers is lying, has a death wish, or truly respects top-notch competition.  If I were a quarterback in the NFL, I’d hate playing against Urlacher twice a year.  The mental part of the match-ups may be fun, but I would think the fun would end when Urlacher got his hands on you.  That’s why Rodgers is a Super Bowl MVP and I’m a sports blogger.



Around The Web

Comments

comments powered by Disqus