GREEN BAY – Between them, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady have more than 40 years of NFL experience.
They’ve seen every offensive scheme and defensive answer that has filtered through the game,
from 3-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust to the air-raid to the affinity for RPOs.
They’ve seen enough to know that this is a copycat league and everything old will become new again.
“It comes back around,” Rodgers said Wednesday. “Some things that go out of fashion will come back around in a couple of years or five years, even 10 years.
So I'm always trying to recycle some old concepts and different things, but this is how it goes.”
When Rodgers and Brady face off Sunday, as the Green Bay Packers travel to Florida to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,
the back-to-back MVP is hoping an old defensive concept comes back around.
It could be the difference in helping him beat the seven-time Super Bowl champion Brady for only the second time.
I’d love to see some one-high stuff,” Rodgers said of a defensive alignment that features one safety in the back