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“The way I’ve been really trying to handle it is just being patient – that’s all I can really do now. I think God has something good in store for me. Patience is the real key part of it. At times I think about it, but I try not to let it get to me. The good part of it is, I took care of business on the field. So the thing about it now, is what team is it going to be?”

I ran into Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas at the state track meet yesterday and Earl was excited about the West Orange Stark relays that captured gold in the 400- and 800-meter relays. His cousin Justin Thomas runs on both relays.

MoJo from Tucson sees similarities between the 2008 Aaron Rodgers and more recent versions of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb. Both were drafted as heirs to successful veterans. MoJo thought Rodgers struggled some in his first season as a starter. Kolb suffered from bad luck, getting injured. MoJo wants to know if I see any similarities as we continue to consider Kolb as a potential acquisition for the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals.

Mike Sando: I don’t see a meaningful comparison here. The back story on Rodgers in Green Bay was that he instantly caught teammates’ attention in practice. His talent was obvious. Brett Favre was better at that point, but Rodgers made it clear he had the talent to take over the job sooner rather than later. There’s also a brashness to Rodgers that served him well in that situation. He wasn’t going to disrespect Favre, but he wasn’t going to worship him. Rodgers expected to play.

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