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BBAO: 'Aaron Rodgers Day' on 12-12-12

2/22/2012

We're Black and Blue All Over:

Mark you calendars now. Wisconsin leaders, having nothing more important to take care of, have answered a grassroots effort and will make Dec. 12 "Aaron Rodgers Day" throughout the Badger State. Rodgers won the NFL's Most Valuable Player Award earlier this month.

Yes, that's 12-12-12 for those counting at home.

Fortunately, Rodgers hasn't contracted the number-changing bug that infected Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson earlier this winter. Rodgers, in fact, said via Twitter: "Very flattered and honored that 12/12/12 is in the works. Thank u to the efforts of Jennifer Brilowski and our many incredible fans."

Brilowski is a Stevens Point, Wis., resident who started a Facebook campaign to have the holiday declared. It passed the Wisconsin state assembly Tuesday.

Continuing around the NFC North: