Can you believe that we draft Cedric Benson over Aaron Rodgers?

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  1. ChiCityBears

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    Man, how could you JA?
     
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    Can you believe that 20+ other teams also passed on Rodgers?

    How about a few years ago.... Every team passed on Tom Brady several times.....

    The NFL is rich with star players who fell far in the draft and have out shined their scouting reports
     
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    Rodgers would not be the player he is if we had drafted him. Turner did not have the ability to coach offense to players. The only players that did well for us were free agents who learned how to play elsewhere.
     
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    Well, Rex never had the chance to prove himself worthless at that point, and JA couldn't trade down...
     
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    Did you know 15 teams passed over Jerry Rice?
     
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    revisionist history much? Remember that Benson was part of a rb duo that helped this team goto the SB right? Also remember that the team a year or so earlier had taken Rex in the first and b/c of injs hadn't really got to see what they had in him(good or bad). This guy...ya I went there....would be bitching about how we over drafted Rogers b/c we had Rex and should have taken a RB. Also remember that Rogers got to sit a long while and learn from a great O minded HC, not Lovie and his staff of stiffs.
     
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    Damn, where's that ignore button again?
     
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    Thanks Jer! Cedric Benson created a lot of BS in the locker room and his presence was basically the reason Thomas Jones left/was traded. Another wasted draft pick. All I can say is: Jerry, Jerry, Jerry!
     
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    i was just thinking bout benson yesterday, and not in the romantic way. he used to frustrate me a lot, alt. he did help us to sb... i remember how pumped he was against us with bengals, i know thats common but he used to bug me a whole lot. thats why i love our rbs now, much better
     
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    That whole TJ/Ben thing had a whole lot to do w/TJ and I'm still stunned fans don't give any blame to TJ. Again revisionist history. TJ had done nothing to prove that he would be that good when we picked him up in FA, and then he went full on diva when the Bears drafted CB.

    CB was frusterating, and a bit of a douche but the kid had talent, and he showed it at his two other stops; TJ did also, and if they could have gotten along it would have made a great 1-2 punch for several years
     
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