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A.J. Hawk has the Same Regret as the Rest of Us

A.J. Hawk is one of the most divisive players in Green Bay Packers’ history. Many love him. Others hate him as a football player. However, you’ll find nary a person who will say A.J. Hawk is not a decent person.

With that out of the way, A.J. Hawk does have one regret. It’s the same regret we all have. It’s the same regret Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy should have…

For me, my only regret is that we didn’t win multiple Super Bowls during my time in Green Bay.

Think about it: When you have Aaron Rodgers, who is the greatest quarterback of all time, you always have a shot at winning it all. And we had a great group of guys around him, too. I played with Brett Favre for two years and Aaron Rodgers for seven, and we only won one ring. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll always cherish the Super Bowl ring that I do have. But looking back, I believe we should have won more.

Ain’t that the truth.

Unfortunately for the Packers, many of the years they’ve fallen short of the Super Bowl was because of the defense. The exceptions, in Hawk’s era, were 2007 and 2014.

Both years were years the Packers made it to the NFC Championship. The first was the year Brett Favre threw the pick in overtime to Corey Webster. The second was the year Rodgers stunk it up in Seattle.

And really, those are the two other rings Hawk should have, had it not been for his quarterbacks. In every other one of his seasons in Green Bay, the Packers simply weren’t good enough.

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Mordecai Jones

Mordecai is a writer living in Los Angeles. He primarily writes screenplays, but also does crap like this because GREEN BAY PACKERS, baby!

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  1. PF4L July 10, 2017

    “And really, those are the two other rings Hawk should have, had it not been for his quarterbacks.”

    Try thinking of something intelligent to say for once in your life… are your parents monkey’s?

    “Last time i checked the Packers were up by 12 against Seattle with 5 minutes to play. You can name plenty of players, plays, for that NFCCG meltdown, but Rodgers wasn’t one of them.

    I don’t know why you keep insisting and pretending you have a clue. Stick to what you do best, follow instagram, twitter, snapchat, teen hotlines and all the gossip shit you cherish so much for material.

  2. Cheese July 10, 2017

    I just listened to Hawks podcast with Spencer Havner. It was super interesting to hear his path with the NFL and the Packers. He blew up his hamstring in Detroit and then came back to GB. He was resting up his hammy waiting till he was healthy enough to play, but Slocum had him fill in on kick off return too soon and he blew it up a second time. Boom IR.

    Next year at training camp his leg felt a bit funny so he told one of the trainers and they sat him for a few days. Then either at practice or a preseason game they had Havner run one play and he did fine. TT told the coaches
    to sit him, a few days later he was cut. They had to have that one play to prove he was healthy otherwise you can’t cut an injured player without having to settle. There are even some hardcore vets that will go down in the last preseason game just to get a check for the rest of the year.