Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers may own the Bears, but on Saturday night, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo reminded him who owns the NFC’s top-seeded Packers — now out of the playoffs after a 13-10 loss to the sixth-seeded Niners.
Garoppolo was sacked four times and kept on edge by the Packers’ D-line all game.
The QB’s adrenaline surged past the 60 minutes of action after he found kicker Robbie Gould to deliver a profanity-laced message to him and audiences in Green Bay.
The veteran wasn’t spectacular against the Packers’ elite defense — completing 11-of-19 passes for 131 yards and an interception — but his resiliency kept the Niners in play and ultimately set up Gould for the 45-yard, game-winning field goal.
He displayed the intangibles of an NFL QB by uplifting his team in the post-game message while berating the competition after the satisfying win.
“You’re a f—ing legend man,” Garoppolo told Gould, adding another message in the mix, “F— the Packers!”
Check out Armando Salguero’s latest column on where Packers legend Aaron Rodgers may be headed now that he’s at the end of the road with Green Bay.
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