GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers stated he might most likely call all 16 quarterbacks the Chicago Bears have actually begun because he took control of as the Green Bay Packers beginning quarterback in 2008, however then need to have recognized the length of time it would take him.
“Counting playoffs? Yeah, I could come close probably,” Rodgers stated when asked the trivia question throughout his interview Wednesday. “Jay Cutler. Kyle Orton. Rex Grossman. Mitch [Trubisky]…”
And then he bailed.
“I’m giving up, I got a meeting to go to,” Rodgers stated. “Can’t wrack the memory banks.”
To be reasonable, just 7 of the 16 had really begun versus Rodgers.
When Bears novice Justin Fields begins Sunday versus the Packers at Soldier Field, he will end up being the 8th. He’ll likewise end up being the 20th various beginning quarterback the Bears have actually utilized versus the Packers because 1992, when Brett Favre took control of as the Packers starter. In that exact same time, the Packers have actually utilized just 3 various beginning quarterbacks versus the Bears: Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers and Brett Hundley.
Only one NFL group has actually begun more quarterbacks because 2008, consisting of playoffs, than the Bears’ 16. The Browns have actually begun 21 various quarterbacks, while the Broncos have actually matched the Bears at 16.
Don’t anticipate Rodgers to other side in the competition even if he requires his escape of Green Bay after this season.
After he spoke at length about just how much he likes Chicago — stating, “I’ve always enjoyed the city, enjoyed the fans even though they haven’t enjoyed me. I get it. Maybe there’ll be a little more love when my time comes to an end playing here. But I do have a lot of respect for the city and the sports” — he was asked if he might ever see himself betting the Bears.
“No,” he stated rapidly. When pushed with a follow-up, Rodgers stated: “It’s just not going to happen.”
Safe to state Rodgers will not be including his name to the long list of Bears beginning quarterbacks anytime quickly.
Sunday will mark the 203rd all-time conference in between the Packers and Bears, consisting of playoffs, and the Packers have a series lead of 101-95-6. The six-win edge marks the biggest benefit the Packers have actually ever owned in the series after they never ever held a series lead from 1933 to 2016.