It was amazing to finally reach the top and get to play against one of the best defensive players to ever play. To come in like that and get a few starts and test the waters out, it will hopefully be a long lasting career. I am excited for what is coming for me,” said McKivitz.
As Aaron Rodgers spoke with reporters in the wake of Green Bay's lopsided loss at San Francisco in the NFC championship game last year, the superstar quarterback expressed an optimistic outlook for the Packers that came with one caveat. “We’ve got to get one of these at home,” Rodgers said. The achievement has been unlocked for the first time in his 13 seasons as the starter, with the top-seeded Packers set to host Tampa Bay on Sunday afternoon.
Washington's senior vice president of football administration, Rob Rogers, will continue to manage the team's salary cap and lead contract negotiations, so how the responsibilities will be divvied among Rivera, Hurney and Mayhew - and the ripple effect of their impending hires - remains to be seen. Mayhew, a former cornerback whose play defied his 5-foot-8 frame, spent nine years in the NFL after the Bills drafted him in the 10th round in 1988.