Unheralded Jordan Rodgers Hopes to Follow Brother Aaron into NFL

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Unheralded Jordan Rodgers Hopes to Follow Brother Aaron into NFL
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Green Bay - The look. Jordan Rodgers had seen the look so many times before. His brother's eyes turned cold. A quiet, calculated wrath built. As the 2005 National Football League draft dripped late into the first round, a day for celebration eroded into four-plus hours of embarrassment. "As he slipped - and as teams that told him they'd take him at certain spots passed on him - I think it kept building," Jordan Rodgers said. "All the frustration and motivation was just building." No Division I college offers. The draft-day wait. The summer of 2008. The pressure of following an immortal in Brett Favre. As the world learned of the slights and snubs of Aaron Rodgers on the periphery, Jordan lived it...

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