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Monday Night Football: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Green Bay Packers

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Join the conversation in Battle Red Blog's open thread for Monday Night's tilt between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Green Bay Packers.

I CAN HAZ FRANCHIZE QB?
I CAN HAZ FRANCHIZE QB?
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Tonight, the Kansas City Chiefs (1-1) visit the Green Bay Packers (2-0) in a battle of two quarterbacks taken in the first round of 2005.

It's no secret Aaron Rodgers plays with quite a chip on his shoulder, and he may have his blood up a bit tonight with a chance to smash the guy who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers first overall, 23 spots ahead of him.  If you recall, Aaron Rodgers was hoping to be drafted by the 49ers first that year - his favorite childhood team, in fact.  Instead, Alex Smith's name was called and Rodgers famously stewed as he tumbled to 24th in the first round.

I'd say things turned out pretty great for the reigning NFL MVP, and even Smith has carved out a nice career just kind of being okay.  Even though Smith is now in a different uniform, I'm sure Rodgers will take the field remembering that this average quarterback was taken ahead of him.  It's just what Rodgers does.  He's that guy.  Oh, and he's pretty good at home.  Frighteningly good, actually.  He hasn't thrown an interception at home in a regular season game since December 2012.  The Monday Night Football broadcast team might mention that one or A THOUSAND TIMES tonight.

Take to the comments below and enjoy the game!