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“Go Browns” were the last words out of Aaron Rodgers‘ mouth before signing off the Pat McAfee show last week. The Green Bay Packers are currently on a 4 game winning streak, slowly climbing the playoff ladder. They were also hoping for a little help from their rivals in the league. One such team was the Cleveland Browns, who faced off against the Washington Commanders this past Sunday.

Coming into the week 17 of NFL, the Browns were already out of the playoff picture. But their opponents, the Commanders, were still in the hunt after a 2 game losing streak. Fortunately for the Packers Nation, the Browns dealt a deadly blow to the Washington side and erased them from the running in the NFC. The game ended 10-24 in favor of Deshaun Watson and his men.


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On the other hand, Rodgers and his team kept their hopes alive following a home win against the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikes have already clinched the NFC North division title with a record of 12-4. Therefore, it is quite understandable when the home fans were surprised after their team beat the visitors with a score line of 41-17. The unexpected blowout had Rodgers gushing and charged with optimism for the playoff hopes. However, the reigning MVP still took the time out to thank the Browns for their contribution in his post game reaction.

The Browns respond to Aaron Rodgers

The AFC team responded to the 39-year-old via their official twitter page. They posted a short video captioned, “You’re welcome, Aaron.” The post garnered a lot of reactions from both the fan bases who seem to appreciate each other at this moment. Especially the Packer fans, who are really pleased with the results.

Even this fan thanked the team for their efforts.

Is a friendship forming on the back of the QB’s comments.

While there is a budding romance going on right now, it is more than likely to see the two fan bases going for each other’s head whenever the two teams next face each other.


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Should A-Rod have thanked the Commanders as well?

Of one of the many surprising teams this year, at one point, it looked like the Commanders would make the play-offs. But the evidently present QB problem was too much for the team to deal with. After acquiring former Philadelphia Eagles’ QB, Carson Wentz, they were hopeful of better results. But with the 30-year-old misfiring, they had to bring Taylor Heinicke to deputize the position. However, owing to the 3 game streak without a win, head coach Ron Rivera brought back the veteran.

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Unfortunately for the Commanders the move completely back fired. Wentz threw two interceptions only in his first 6 pass attempts. Further turning the ball over once again after launching one into the red zone, late in the 4th quarter. But Rivera has maintained his stance and has explained that he has no regrets. “No, because to me it was always about winning and that it was in our hands, Being 0-2-1 in the last three games was probably a thing that really pushed me more than anything else.” revealed the HC

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