Discussion

Rodgers dodges Favre's shadow with successful debut

Updated: September 9, 2008, 3:18 PM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- About an hour before he made his first-ever regular-season NFL start, Aaron Rodgers sat quietly in the Green Bay Packers' locker room. That's when wide receiver Ruvell Martin, who was signed by the Packers the same year Rodgers lasted until the 24th pick of the 2005 draft, leaned over and said, "It's finally here."

Rodgers knew what he meant. Everybody did. Rodgers was about to make Packers history. He was about to become the first Green Bay starting quarterback in 16 ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

ESPN TOP HEADLINES