BROTHERLY ADVICE: AARON RODGERS
Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh and San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh are hardly the only high-profile siblings who've squared off in their arena of expertise. The AP is asking some others who can relate how to handle going against a family member in the Super Bowl.
As the middle of three brothers, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers knows a thing or two about high-stakes competitions with siblings. It wouldn't matter if he was facing one of his brothers in the backyard or the sport's biggest stage.
``I'd want to beat them pretty bad,'' the 2011 NFL MVP said. ``I really would.''
Less than two years separates Rodgers and his older brother, Luke, now on Fuel TV's ``Clean Break,'' and the two are ``very competitive.''
``My older brother and I had a lot of great matchups, great one-on-one games. We competed a lot in sports,'' Rodgers said.
There's still a chance Rodgers could wind up facing one of his brothers on the field, maybe even at the Super Bowl. Jordan Rodgers led Vanderbilt to its first nine-win record since 1915 last season and is now preparing for the NFL draft.
``I hope so,'' Rodgers said of the prospects of a ``Rodgers Bowl.'' ``And I hope we would win if that ever happened.''
- Nancy Armour - http://twitter.com/nrarmour
EDITOR'S NOTE - ``Super Bowl Watch'' shows you the Super Bowl and the events surrounding the game through the eyes of Associated Press journalists across New Orleans and around the world. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.