In which Complex Sports tackles the issues of the day, in 100 words or fewer.
Dan Marino never won a Super Bowl. Does that mean Trent Dilfer is a better quarterback? No! So don’t let Aaron Rodgers’ one Super Bowl eclipse clear thinking when you flirt with the decision to say he’s better than Brett Favre. Because he’s not.
Did Aaron light it up for 399 yards after his dad died? Did he hold the NFL hostage three summers in a row? No scandals, no records for Rodgers. A true American quarterback has legend, lore, and stories that defy imagination, common sense, and brevity.
Aaron Rodgers is a Clydesdale. Brett Favre is a unicorn.