Aaron Rodgers benefited from delays
Unlike Alex Smith, QB had to wait hours on draft day and years in Green Bay
It lays out so beautifully now, doesn't it? It's just like they drew it up.
That time in the green room -- the four hours and 35 minutes Aaron Rodgers spent waiting to hear his name called in the 2005 NFL draft -- was divine intervention, not humiliation on a stick. Getting passed over by 21 teams, including the one that was seriously flirting with making him the No. 1 pick, was but a footnote to greatness.
Being chosen by a Green Bay franchise featuring a future ...
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