Oct 14, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) kisses to the crowd against the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter at Reliant Stadium. The Packers defeated the Texans 42-24. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-US PRESSWIRE
Ramblin’ Fan polled the fans this week to guage which player they thought would have the biggest impact on the game this Sunday. The poll will still be active until kickoff, so it is not too late to cast your vote. If you didn’t get a chance to look at the choices, the options for the biggest impact player are:
- Sam Bradford
- Aaron Rodgers
- Robert Quinn and Chris Long
- Clay Matthews
- Jordy Nelson
- Greg Zuerlein
At the time of this post, there were 260+ votes in the poll, with a ton of support given to a couple of different players However, the player that you, the fans, have picked to have the biggest impact on the game was… Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers received 40% of the total votes, and will undoubtedly have the largest impact on the game. The Green Bay Packers are at their best when the offense is firing on all cylinders and the opposing team turns one-dimension in an effort to play catchup. That was on full display last week when they Pack trounsed the Houston Texan, throwing for 6 touchdowns passes against the previously undefeated team. Robert Quinn and Chris Long received nearly 25% of the vote, which is understandable given that Rodgers play will essentially be dictated by how well the offensive line can keep the Rams star defensive ends off of their quarterback. Against the Seahawks, they allowed 8 sacks in the first half of the game resulting in the Pack scoring under 20 points, a recipe for a loss for Green Bay. The next highest vote counts were for Sam Bradford and Clay Matthews, receiving 15% and 10 %, respectively. The Rams offense versus Green Bay defense is easy the less of the two matchups, but will still be important if the St. Louis Rams want the W at the end of the game.
Tune in after the game when post-game poll is up on the Ramblin’ Fan homepage. Make sure that you voice is heard, it is election season afterall.