NFL.com: Aaron Rodgers stood at the podium after Sunday’s crushing 28-22 NFC Championship Game loss to the Seahawks because that’s what the franchise quarterback has to do. It’s part of the gig.
For five minutes, he answered questions about what was — by far — the biggest missed opportunity of his NFL career. The Packers had a 12-point lead and the ball with five minutes to play in the fourth quarter. And yet, here was Rodgers, as glum as we’ve ever seen him. Something had gone terribly wrong.
“It’s going to be a missed opportunity that we’re probably going to think about the rest of my career,” Rodgers said. “We were the better team today and we played well enough to win and we can’t blame anybody but ourselves.”..