Somehow, he had to one-up himself.
If you're the world's greatest quarterback, that's really the only guy you can hope to top. And o
When did Aaron Rodgers think the Packers would win? "Walking out for the second half," he said. "I realized I probably should jog to let Dr. McKenzie know I could do that. When I got the ovation, I said ‘We night as well win this thing." https://t.co/N3LfgWJRik— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) September 10, 2018
You thought the Hail Mary against the Lions couldn't be beat? Surely the incredible connection with Jared Cook on the far sideline was as good as it got. Oh, and he also won Super Bowl MVP. That was pretty good.
But, there was something about doing it against those Chicago Bears. It wasn't just the points, though a 20-0 deficit is rather outrageous to fight back from. But, the man did it on one leg.
He was supposed to be done. That's what Packer Nation almost unanimously feared. Little did we know he was just recharging.
Aaron Rodgers leads the Packers to victory after Green Bay trailed by 20 against Chicago. It ties the largest comeback of his career.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) September 10, 2018
In doing so, he threw 3 TD passes in the 4th, his most in any quarter since November 9, 2014 against... the Bears. pic.twitter.com/WXAvhJfjdS
One game into the season and the man has already smashed both personal and franchise records. Somehow, despite all the bluster and sublime theatrics, there's something strangely normal about all this coming from the NFL's highest-paid player.
That's perhaps his biggest achievement, and why Sunday night's thriller was his best ever: when Aaron Rodgers creates utter magic like this, we can never say that we didn't see it coming.