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Don't look now, Green Bay Packers fans, but Aaron Rodgers may just be seeing a younger version of himself growing up right in front of him.
Don’t get me wrong here, nobody is on Aaron Rodgers’ level right now, but Christian Ponder is showing similar characteristics as Rodgers when he became a starter in 2008.
Ponders’ ability to get out in space and throw on the run is very similar to Rodgers, and while he doesn’t have Rodgers’ arm strength, he definitely has Rodgers’ accuracy.
Another trait that people need to start taking notice of is his calmness and ability to stay cool under pressure—one of the best traits that Rodgers displays, outside of reading defenses.
Just give Ponder a couple years and we will be seeing him read and break down defenses like his NFC North counterpart.
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