Sep 13, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) meet at midfield following the second half at Soldier Field. Green Bay won 31-23. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports
What if . . .
Aaron Rodgers did not drop to the Packers in the 2005 Draft
Would Brett Favre still be playing?
The Packers went 4-12 in the 2005 season which earned them the 5th overall pick in the 2006 draft that they used to select AJ Hawk in the 1st Round.
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What if the Packers did not pick Rodgers the previous year and were determined to pick a quarterback to eventually replace Brett Favre.
The three quarterbacks chosen in the 1st round in 2006 were #3 Vince Young, Titans; #10 Matt Leinart, Cardinals; and #11 Jay Cutler, Broncos.
Can you imagine the Packers selecting any of the above mentioned QBs?
Close your eyes. Can you see Jay Cutler in a Packers uniform, moping on the sidelines just after throwing a crucial, game changing interception to the Chicago Bears which resulted in another loss? His 1-12 record as the Packers QB vs. the Bears have gotten Packers fans calling for a change.
Imagine that Cutler hasn’t beaten the Bears since 2010, the same season Bears defeated the Packers in the NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field.
Can you imagine Cutler has throwing 23 interceptions in 13 career starts against Chicago, and his quarterback rating against the Bears in the regular season is a pitiful 67.1?
Can you imagine doing anything else but watch the Packers on Sunday because you cannot stomach another Jay Cutler turnover?
Talk about a nightmare.
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