The Green Bay Packers recently reigned supreme and snagged their second-straight NFC North divisional title after a 31-24 rout over the struggling Detroit Lions in Week 14 of the season. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been appreciative of the team’s campaign which was unlike any other for him, considering all the noise and drama prior to the season.
“I’m enjoying it maybe as opposed to other years, maybe a little bit more — just because you never know what the future’s going to hold,”
“I’m just really … it’s extra special this year,” he added via the Wisconsin State Journal.
The previous drafting of gunslinger Jordan Love with the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft stirred the pot and involved Rodgers in numerous speculations heading into Week 1 of the season. All the talk could’ve played a part and lit a fire in Rodgers as he managed to improve even more and is currently on his way to completing one of the best statistical seasons of his tenured career.
In the divisional-clinching encounter, the two-time NFL MVP showed that he is still one of the league’s best as he amassed 290 passing yards on 26-of-33 passes completed along with three touchdowns. He primarily received help from WR1 Davante Adams came out with a huge performance with 115 yards on seven catches and a touchdown.
The much-improved Marquez Valdes-Scantling also generated 85 yards on six receptions and a touchdown while tight end Robert Tonyan contributed with 36 yards on five catches and a score on the end zone of his own.
With a 10-3 record, the Packers have now secured their seat in the 2020 NFL Playoffs and will now aim to pocket another win in a Week 15 encounter against the Carolina Panthers.