Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers recently had some powerful comments about fans of the team.
The account @espnnfl posted a Twitter video Monday of Rodgers praising supporters of the team after beating the Seahawks. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
“We have such a special relationship with our fans,” the NFL star explained to the media. You can watch his full comments below.
“We have such a special relationship with our fans. … It’s just a different connection.”
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) January 13, 2020
As a Lions fan, it’s in my DNA to hate the Packers and every single player on the roster. That’s just the way it works.
At the same time, I can say with absolute confidence that Rodgers is 100% correct on this one. Having grown up in Wisconsin, I can tell you the fans there treat the team differently than most NFL fans.
It’s not just a team that plays 16 games a season. The entire state revolves around the Packers. The green and gold dominate conversations during the fall.
It’s all about the Badgers and Packers for pretty much everybody in the state.
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While I’m certainly no supporter of the franchise, I think we can all admit the truth on this one. Packers fans are a breed of their own, and it’s pretty damn cool.
Now, let’s all get back to cheering for the 49ers to beat them in the NFC championship game.