And although Inexperienced Bay, Wis., is sort of a methods from Chico, the Rodgers household seemingly remained as supportive as might be.
Ed, Darla, Luke, Jordan and the brothers’ maternal grandparents, Barbara and Chuck Pittman, had been all in Arlington, Texas, when the Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers to win Tremendous Bowl XLV in 2011, three years after Rodgers had taken the staff reins from veteran quarterback Brett Favre. Rodgers threw for 304 yards for 3 touchdowns with no interceptions and was named Tremendous Bowl MVP.
Interviewing Ed earlier than the large sport, a author for Dallas Information‘ Sports Day famous that there was no proof in his chiropractic workplace of who his son was.
“Simply my means, I assume,” Ed mentioned. “I do not go strutting my stuff. Individuals right here sort of know me and what’s occurring.” That being mentioned, he could not have sounded prouder.
“I knew Aaron had a particular present,” Ed additionally told The New York Times earlier than the sport, “however you by no means suppose your child goes to wind up within the Tremendous Bowl.”
The elder Rodgers additionally advised a narrative a couple of buddy of his who complimented Aaron on his sport. “Aaron was like, ‘Yeah, however you need to see my brother. He is higher.’ The gentleman turned to me and mentioned, ‘You realize, that response is absolutely uncommon.'” Ed added, “Aaron has at all times had this attention-grabbing mixture of being actually humble and very assured.”