GREEN BAY, Wis. – Back when he was Brett Favre's anxious understudy, in an effort to fire up his fellow scout-teamers, Aaron Rodgers busted out an over-the-top celebration on the practice field. Many of his fellow Packers cracked up – and The Belt was born.
Rodgers, in an effort to rile what he hopes will be a rejuvenated Green Bay Packers defense, unveiled his latest and greatest triumphant gesture a few days ago, one he describes as a "nice white-guy dance." Striking a pose with his hands on his ears and gyrating his hips like an actor at an ill-fated "Magic Mike" audition, the reigning NFL MVP put the camp in training camp.
Rodgers wasn't simply playing for laughs. Given the disappointing way the Packers' 2011 season ended, with the reigning Super Bowl champs suffering a 37-20 divisional-round playoff upset at the hands of the New York Giants, there's an edge to this training camp that the star quarterback has done his best to nurture.
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