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Aaron Rodgers, Steph Curry connect on a deep ball, barely

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The annual American Century Championship often generates some sort of a football-relevant highlight. In 2014 (and again in 2015), for example, former NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk flattened a fan with an apparent death wish.

This time around, NBA star Steph Curry wanted to catch a pass from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. So Curry ran a post pattern, Rodgers threw the ball, and Curry had to stop in his tracks and fall backward to catch it. (To anyone who would say Curry “laid out” for the pass, the more accurate description is that he “laid back” for it.)

Despite the completion, it was either a poor job of route running by Curry or a poor job of ball placement by Rodgers. We’ll blame it on Curry, primarily so that no one can blame us for having a bias against Rodgers.

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24 Responses to “Aaron Rodgers, Steph Curry connect on a deep ball, barely”
  1. Mr. Wright 212 says: Jul 15, 2017 6:39 PM

    No, you have a bias for the Packers.

    Your weekly power rankings all last season proved it, Mike LOL

  2. tjacks7 says: Jul 15, 2017 6:42 PM

    Curry doesn’t know how lucky he is. Cobb and Nelson both cracked their ribs due to poorly thrown balls by Rodgers.

  3. Liberalsruineverything says: Jul 15, 2017 6:43 PM

    Erin would say Curry ran a bad route because he’s quick to throw everyone under the bus. Family, teammates, coaches, overrated three point shooters.

  4. EJ says: Jul 15, 2017 6:43 PM

    If anything Curry saved Rodgers from looking bad… running the post can not be messed up by the receiver when he is only going 5mph… Rodgers has been sitting on the couch for months and needs to get back to the field.

  5. ringheadcrusher says: Jul 15, 2017 6:51 PM

    There is no barely. Complete pass.

  6. gbbvan says: Jul 15, 2017 6:52 PM

    It was supposed to be a ‘skinny post’ pattern!

  7. MichaelEdits says: Jul 15, 2017 6:53 PM

    They need to work on their timing at a football camp. Curry was faster than Rodgers expected him to be.

  8. clamdiggers says: Jul 15, 2017 6:56 PM

    Vikes get run over by that bus every year!

  9. orndorf2 says: Jul 15, 2017 7:37 PM

    Poor throw….who’s the football player in that video?

  10. stampnhawk says: Jul 15, 2017 7:40 PM

    Rodgers is lucky Curry didn’t hurt himself, (Curry too of course) on that underthrown ball.

    Imagine the hubbub if a $200m basketball player twists the ankle or worse, adjusting for a football pass, in a golf fairway, during a golf tournament, weeks after signing the $200m deal?

  11. beerbratscheese says: Jul 15, 2017 7:55 PM

    To be honest, neither Bridgwater nor Bradford are even capable of throwing it that far.

  12. wafflestomp says: Jul 15, 2017 8:39 PM

    Mr. Wright 212 says:
    Jul 15, 2017 6:39 PM
    No, you have a bias for the Packers.

    Your weekly power rankings all last season proved it, Mike LOL
    ———————-
    Well, despite the Barneys season long consternation over the Packers placement in PFT’s weekly Power Rankings, making it to the NFC Championship game again obviously places them somewhere in the top 5.
    So, the fact that PFT continually ranked them high most of the season was, in fact, well founded.
    Though it shouldn’t have to be repeated, please keep in mind they are Power Rankings and not Standings.

    So the weekly handwringing and whining the Barney fans do over it is really quite ridiculous.
    As was your post.

  13. cheeseisfattening says: Jul 15, 2017 9:51 PM

    This is no big deal, Joe Jonas catches pitches from Aaron Rodgers all the time.

  14. irishgary says: Jul 15, 2017 10:15 PM

    @tjacks7

    Cobb never had broken ribs, it was a punctured lung caused by being miked for the game.

    They mike these players in big games and because they’re big time players. Something a Vikings fan wouldn’t understand.

    We usually ignore your ignorance and lack of facts.

  15. nyneal says: Jul 15, 2017 10:23 PM

    tjacks7 says:
    Jul 15, 2017 6:42 PM
    Curry doesn’t know how lucky he is. Cobb and Nelson both cracked their ribs due to poorly thrown balls by Rodgers.

    ———————————————————————-

    This is an outright lie. If you’re going to slam Aaron Rodgers, at least be willing to say something that is true.

  16. filthymcnasty3 says: Jul 15, 2017 11:26 PM

    Curry just had more yards than Treadslow had all last season.

  17. lightofkolob says: Jul 16, 2017 5:00 AM

    I thought Aaron Rodgers just liked pitching and catching

  18. stellarperformance says: Jul 16, 2017 7:20 AM

    There was a power outage in the Twin Cities yesterday at around 5:30 PM. Now I know why.

    All the Packer-hating stalker-trolls had their auto-notifications go off at the same time when this Packer story was posted.

  19. h0metownzero says: Jul 16, 2017 10:05 AM

    They are #20. Hear them roar!

  20. wordsmith513 says: Jul 16, 2017 1:01 PM

    Once Curry & AR get on the same page, they could be one of the most feared passing combos in the league. But that is what the Viking-dum fears most.

  21. crownofthehelmet says: Jul 16, 2017 2:32 PM

    A-rodg is lobbying the league to include those yards in his stats. Every bit of padding helps.

  22. cheeseisfattening says: Jul 16, 2017 7:18 PM

    stellarperformance says:
    Jul 16, 2017 7:20 AM
    There was a power outage in the Twin Cities yesterday at around 5:30 PM. Now I know why.

    All the Packer-hating stalker-trolls had their auto-notifications go off at the same time when this Packer story was posted.
    —————–
    Boo Hoo Hoo, this guy posts on EVERY Viking story is now crying and upset about all the Viking trolls. 😭 I love it!

  23. stellarperformance says: Jul 16, 2017 8:09 PM

    Speak for yourself. I couldn’t care less.

  24. electricboogalo says: Jul 17, 2017 10:29 AM

    Rodgers was throwing Curry open.

    Still more completions than another 1st round QB pick in the North had all season.

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