Family Night offers familiar lessons

Posted: August 7, 2010, 11:14

p.m. CT


Bill Huber

GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers can sling it, Jermichael Finley can catch it, Mike McCarthy likes to throw it and Sam Shields can run with it.

Those are among the things we learned Family Night on Saturday at Lambeau Field.

Aaron Rodgers

Facing the No. 2 defense during a game simulation and the No. 1 defense in a two-minute drill, Rodgers completed 9-of-14 passes for 127 yards and a touchdown. His remarkable accuracy was evident when he hit Jordy Nelson for 27 yards down the middle, throwing a laser that fit between the tight coverage of cornerback Pat Lee and safety Charlie Peprah.

On the downside, Rodgers still hasn