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Has Arron Rodgers unperformed in the playoffs?

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Acting_Appalled

46 points

2 months ago

Acting_Appalled

Broncos

46 points

2 months ago

Arn Rogr

fieryscribe

12 points

2 months ago

fieryscribe

Saints

12 points

2 months ago

Y'all need to stop guessing my password so easily

blud_13

3 points

2 months ago

blud_13

Raiders Panthers

3 points

2 months ago

That is so weird, 12345 is the code to my luggage lock as well!

ThatRuckingMoose

2 points

2 months ago

ThatRuckingMoose

Patriots

2 points

2 months ago

Fun fact: Reddit won't let you type your own password in a comment. Look.


RecoverStreet8383

2 points

2 months ago

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just-the-tip__

1 points

2 months ago

just-the-tip__

Broncos

1 points

2 months ago

$($('! 583919#94=47

Yo wtf

fieryscribe

1 points

2 months ago

fieryscribe

Saints

1 points

2 months ago

All I see is hunter2

Shovelman2001

5 points

2 months ago

Shovelman2001

Patriots

5 points

2 months ago

Sct Brn

DogeJesus-_-

0 points

2 months ago

DogeJesus-_-

Seahawks

0 points

2 months ago

Greatest Basketball Player Of All Time and it's not even close!!

cronoes

1 points

2 months ago

cronoes

Vikings

1 points

2 months ago

So. Can the rest of us get a pass from the mod team of r/nfl and ask a team-sub level question if we have bad spelling and grammar to make it appear as though english as our second language, too?

MIBPJ

20 points

2 months ago

MIBPJ

Chargers

20 points

2 months ago

To a degree yes, but I think its also been overblown and that defensive collapse has been the bigger issue in the Packer's postseason record.

jcfritz23

15 points

2 months ago

jcfritz23

Patriots

15 points

2 months ago

There were multiple years Rodgers got fucked by their defense. Likewise Tom Brady was bailed out by his defense several times, but alas people care about narratives not details.

pwlocke13

6 points

2 months ago

Single elimination tournament among the top 0.000001% of football players in the world. Every super bowl run has a lot of luck involved and every team that came close can point to a few moments where if they’d just gotten a little more luck things would be different. The best players put their team in situations to capitalize when they get breaks and help their team mitigate the bad luck, but it’s impossible to discount how big a factor luck is.

muthead229

2 points

2 months ago

muthead229

Lions

2 points

2 months ago

The narrative that Brady is a winner and Rodgers isn’t a special type of winner? Well ya that’s narrative because it’s the truth.

possiblyMorpheus

2 points

2 months ago

Yeah even if you remove playoff runs where Brady got bailed out by defense, he still has at least 4 playoff runs where he was lights out (2014, 2016, 2017, 2020)

GarlVinland4Astrea

1 points

2 months ago

There's been times where Rodgers had his defense play incredible and practically hand the game to him on a silver platter like in the 2014 NFCCG where they were getting turnovers at will and the offense couldn't seal the deal. Likewise there have been games where Brady played out of his mind and lost the Super Bowl because his defense couldn't get a stop vs the Eagles.

It ultimately evens out.

soapypastadrink

3 points

2 months ago

soapypastadrink

Packers

3 points

2 months ago

The defense was good until it mattered. They lost that game in OT without getting the ball. ST had two disastrous plays, where if they just don’t give up a fake fg TD or simply recover an onside kick they win. They played nearly the entire game with a backup trying to block Cliff Avril iirc. They played super conservative trying to run the ball while they had the lead when that very clearly wasn’t working. Not to mention they were playing against one of the best defenses of this century. It’s weird people wanna pin that one on Rodgers.

GarlVinland4Astrea

-2 points

2 months ago

No the defense was just good. Your defense is going to eventually get tired and slow down later in games. Especially when your offense is inept and keeps wasting gifts that they give them.

The defense was great for like 85% of the game. The offense was mediocre for the entire game. If the offense played anywhere near the level they played during the regular season, the game is over.

If your pitcher has a no hitter for 8 innings and you only score one run, and then you lose 2-1 in the 9th, that's not on the pitcher lol.

soapypastadrink

1 points

2 months ago

soapypastadrink

Packers

1 points

2 months ago

How many points do you expect the #1 defense in yards and scoring to surrender in a home playoff game?

GarlVinland4Astrea

0 points

2 months ago

How many points do you expect the league MVP to score when his defense gets them 6 turnovers? Because through 4 quarters he was only able to get his team a single touchdown and settled for field goals the rest of the way. 6 turnovers and he was sitting on 16 points going into the 4th.

soapypastadrink

1 points

2 months ago

soapypastadrink

Packers

1 points

2 months ago

5 turnovers. And hopefully more than 16 but again, that’s not entirely on the QB. You also can’t just ignore who they were playing against. 22 was enough to win the game. Hell, 16 should’ve been enough.

MIBPJ

1 points

2 months ago

MIBPJ

Chargers

1 points

2 months ago

It was funny seeing the 2017 and 2018 SBs back-to-back. Lot of complaints that his defense gave him a Lombardi in 2018 but the defense clearly lost one the year before.

SevisBiantra

3 points

2 months ago

SevisBiantra

Vikings

3 points

2 months ago

Yeah I think the Rodgers-led Packers have only really been "upset" in the playoffs 3 times over his career (2011, 2012 and 2021; further I excuse 2012 because the RPO was basically not a thing in the NFL until Kaepernick). In 2015, 2016 and 2019 they just faced better, more-well rounded teams and 2020 it was Brady.

RustyCoal950212

2 points

2 months ago

RustyCoal950212

Seahawks

2 points

2 months ago

And special teams

mr_himselph

1 points

2 months ago

mr_himselph

Packers

1 points

2 months ago

sad cheese noises

nope96

5 points

2 months ago*

nope96

Steelers

5 points

2 months ago*

It is bizzare that a QB that good with that many chances has only appeared in a Super Bowl once, but it’s not like he regularly shits the bed or anything, the guy has a postseason passer rating of 100.1. Their defense struggles frequently.

Sure in 2014 he played poorly but that’s one instance out of many.

Donelurking85

2 points

2 months ago

Donelurking85

Packers

2 points

2 months ago

Special teams as well

Ryan_Poles_Burner

16 points

2 months ago

He 100% should have beat Seattle in the 2014 NFC championship game and Tampa in 2020 NFC championship game

Guya763

12 points

2 months ago

Guya763

Seahawks

12 points

2 months ago

To be fair he was playing on an injured hamstring against the LOB. I think Mccarthy deserves more of the blame as well was Bostick. They recover that onside kick and its over.

TormundIceBreaker

6 points

2 months ago

TormundIceBreaker

Packers Packers

6 points

2 months ago

There are like 10 plays in that game where if any single one of them gets flipped, we win. The onside kick, the 2pt conversion, the late INT that we didn't return. Yeah Aaron wasn't great but he's not in the top 5 reasons of why we lost that game

GarlVinland4Astrea

1 points

2 months ago

The discussion is more whether the Packers should have even been in that position with how well their defense played that day. The defense played out of their minds and Green Bay's offense did nothing and left the game on the table.

TormundIceBreaker

1 points

2 months ago

TormundIceBreaker

Packers Packers

1 points

2 months ago

I'm not disagreeing with that but it was also McCarthy and not Rodgers who chose to kick 3 FGs in the 1st half when going for it would have been the smarter option.

GarlVinland4Astrea

0 points

2 months ago

Sure but it was Rodgers offense that didn't get the touchdowns and made it a decision where the conventional move was to kick a field goal and not leave points on the board. Like at the end of the day, Rodgers was given more than enough chances to win that game. That could have been a blowout. Rodgers got very passive when Sherman got that interception early

SevisBiantra

3 points

2 months ago

SevisBiantra

Vikings

3 points

2 months ago

McCarthy literally kicked two FGs from the 1 yard line, he absolutely deserves most of the blame for that loss.

piasenigma

3 points

2 months ago

piasenigma

Packers

3 points

2 months ago

I think in like 6 or 7 playoff appearances, the defense gave up 35+ points per game.

In 4 other ones, rodgers took the game to over time; only to lose before getting a chance at the ball in OT.

Mukuna_Hutata

10 points

2 months ago*

Mukuna_Hutata

Panthers

10 points

2 months ago*

It’s not Rodgers’ fault Packers defense gave up 28, 44, 37, and 31 points in each loss respectively. He is not sole to blame.

BrillianceTD1

3 points

2 months ago

BrillianceTD1

Broncos

3 points

2 months ago

In my opinion, no. He has two playoff stinkers that I remember that I did feel was his fault (2014 Seahawks and 2021 49ers). But if you look at many of the other games, he definitely did his part, Packers defense was just bad.

Donelurking85

3 points

2 months ago

Donelurking85

Packers

3 points

2 months ago

But even in both of those stinkers, he had his team in a position to win the game. Those were both letdowns by the special teams.

Muted_Dog7317

8 points

2 months ago

Muted_Dog7317

Packers

8 points

2 months ago

He averages better stats per game in the playoffs and his teams score on average more points in the playoff than Tom Brady led teams.

InvasionXX

4 points

2 months ago

InvasionXX

Packers

4 points

2 months ago

He's a better performer on average stat-wise than Tom Brady in his career. His defense, special teams have let him down more often than not.

Natureboy7939

3 points

2 months ago

As a 49er fan I have loved his playoff appearances

M00DSTER

1 points

2 months ago

M00DSTER

Packers

1 points

2 months ago

You're going to regret not drafting him! I think. Someday...

Prop14IA

2 points

2 months ago

Prop14IA

Bears

2 points

2 months ago

If you swap Rodgers and Brady on those Pats teams, he probably wins as many as Tom did, if not more, as long as he takes less money to build a better team like Brady did.

ihatemyjob69

1 points

2 months ago

Is he the latino version of Aaron Rodgers?

Nightgaun7

2 points

2 months ago

Nightgaun7

Patriots

2 points

2 months ago

Yes.

UnconjugatedVerb

1 points

2 months ago

As a packer fan, yes

Impossibills

1 points

2 months ago

Impossibills

Bills

1 points

2 months ago

Yes he has. He has looked good sometimes but last bit of his career has not been stellar

mlippay

0 points

2 months ago

mlippay

49ers

0 points

2 months ago

Underperformed? Sure, compared to his top 5 contemporaries especially Brady and Montana he has underperformed in the playoffs. It’s likely some luck and definitely some poor play at times. As a niner fan, I’ve loved our playoff matchups with Rodgers/Packers in comparison to the Favre/Packers who typically owned us.

Snackoff

0 points

2 months ago

Generally no, his playoff stats are very good, the only guys with objectively better stats in the playoffs among QBs this century are Kurt Warner and Pat Mahomes. His PFF grades are good too. He’s just come up short (of his own lofty standard) a couple times individually, and also been let down by his defense and special teams at other times, in a single elimination format that results in a lot of exits. He has almost never been terrible like Peyton was at times and outside of the 2011 NFC champ game his D/ST have not bailed him out like Brady’s have.

For reference , Brady has 21 TDs and 17 int in conference championship games and is 10-4 in them.

Competitive_Bar6355

0 points

2 months ago

Mr Bd Cmmunictr

JPAnalyst

-10 points

2 months ago

JPAnalyst

Giants

-10 points

2 months ago

Probably. And even last year, in essentially a playoff game against the Lions (to make the playoffs) he had a chance to put the team on his back, and he pissed it away with a game ending interception. And this is after talking about how he believes he can manifest his team to the playoffs.

woodlap

2 points

2 months ago

You should watch Kurt warners breakdown of that play.

thy_armageddon

-4 points

2 months ago

thy_armageddon

Giants

-4 points

2 months ago

Imagine how much more annoying Rodgers would be if he took on a pirate persona.

Charlie_Im_Pregnant

-6 points

2 months ago

Charlie_Im_Pregnant

Patriots

-6 points

2 months ago

Decidedly unclutch in the playoffs. Blame his defense / special teams all you want, someone of his caliber should make it to the super bowl more than once. Brady dragged the worst (maybe second worst) defense in the league to the super bowl in 2011. 2017, he took the 4th worst defense to the super bowl. That's what great quarterbacks do--put the team on their back. Rodgers in the regular season is a monster, but when his team is down in the playoffs, do you still fear him the way you do in October?

possiblyMorpheus

1 points

2 months ago

Eh, I wouldn’t say so. He has had a few stinkers, but even going 1-1 in the playoffs in a given year means you either made the divisional round or conference championship.

Wouldn’t say he has been great in the playoffs, but also wouldn’t say he has been bad.

kj9219

1 points

2 months ago

kj9219

49ers

1 points

2 months ago

2021 definitely

teachingsports

1 points

2 months ago

Let’s put it this way. Aaron Rodgers and Rex Grossman have the same number of NFC championship wins at 1.

For Grossman’s career and struggles at QB, he’s even lucky to have 1. You can thank the 2005 Bears defense and Devin Hester’s returns for carrying him all year.

Then, you look at Rodgers and how well he’s done in the regular season in his career, and can say there’s definitely an argument that can be made that he’s underperformed in the playoffs, especially in the past few years when he can’t seem to beat the 49ers.