Aaron Rodger still has a lot of room to make up after a rocky offseason. Even Tom Brady is shading him for owning the Bears. Now a Bears legend is weighing in on the situation.

It was earlier this month when quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, decided to mouth off, uttering the now infamous phrase: ‘I still own you!’ Well, although it didn’t affect many others, it enraged quite a few Chicago fans, and particularly a Chicago legend, Olin Kreutz.

“I still own you!”

While speaking with 670 The Score in Chicago, Kreutz had a lot to say on the matter (even more than is shown here, but he decided to keep these comments to himself, labeling them inappropriate for radio), and so on the incident in question, he told listeners:

“I’d like to punch him in his face. When you see that, that’s your first reaction … You have won a lot of games at Soldier Field. Just because you’re right, it doesn’t make you right for doing it.”

What does Aaron Rodgers have to say about all of this? He stated after the game that he blacked out apparently, his rage rising to his throat, and all because he saw a fan shooting him the double bird, thus the reason for his declaration of ownership.

Kreutz does not at all agree with the explanation, stating clearly that it isn’t an excuse. It was on the 17th of October that the Packers defeated the Bears 24-14, which isn’t a decimation by any means, and although they were winning, these are athletes, and beratements, heckles and a few birds flying around perhaps shouldn’t faze them at all, especially when they’re winning, many would argue…a point delivered loud and clear by Kreutz.

Olin Kreutz played with the Bears for most of his career from 1998 to 2010. The only other NFL team he played with was the New Orleans Saints in 2011. Amongst his many accolades which include 6 Pro Bowls, 4 Brian Piccolo Awards, he was named as top 100 greatest Bears of all-time. An honor he seems to be willing and able to defend, as was seen with his reaction to what was said by the perhaps overzealous Aaron Rodgers.

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Domenic Marinelli

Domenic Marinelli is an author and freelance writer/journalist. Some of his work has appeared in The Sportster, E-Wrestling News, Pro Wrestling News Hub, The Recipe, babbletop.com, Guilty Eats, Par Ex News, CFL News Hub, Daily DDT, XFL News Hub, as well as other print and internet publications. He is the author of Generic V, Summer of the Great White Wolf, His Old Tapes (stories & poetry), and so many others. He lives in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He's an avid reader and loves hiking.

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