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Thompson, McCarthy Point Out QB Good Fortune

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The quarterback bust rate in the first round is astronomical, so the Packers' two-decade run with Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers is "remarkable," general manager Ted Thompson said at the draft. Just how remarkable?

How fortunate are the Green Bay Packers to have had two decades of sustained quarterbacking excellence with Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers? Extremely, as general manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy pointed out during last weekend's NFL Draft. "We're really glad it worked out," Thompson said of Rodgers and his record-breaking contract. "I think Aaron has proven himself to be a very fine... Recommended Stories