As a member of Who Dat Nation, you are probably thinking …That could be us.That should be us. It would be us representing the NFC in Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5 in
Indianapolis if we’d only have taken care of business. In the immortal words of Jim Mora … coulda, woulda, shoulda.
The New Orleans Saints‘ Drew Brees (No. 1), Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers (No. 2) and New England Patriot’s Tom Brady (No. 3) top the Bloomberg Businessweek/Horrow Sports Ventures 2012 Power 100 ranking of the most powerful professional athletes in the U.S. To determine who the 100 most powerful athletes are on- and off-the-field going into 2012.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees, tight end Jimmy Graham, tackle Jermon Bushrod and guards Jahri Evans and Carl Nicks were selected to play in the game. Brees is making his sixth Pro Bowl appearance in the Pro Bowl. Evans has earned his third consecutive All-Star berth and Nicks returns to Hawaii after making his debut last season.
Then … QB Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers; QB Tom Brady, QB New England Patriots; QB Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints; QB Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers; and QB Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles. Now … Nailed this one, too. Picked the three finalists, but offer late shout-outs to Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson, Jacksonville Jaguar RB Maurice Jones-Drew, Houston Texans RB Arian Foster and New York Giants QB Eli Manning.
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