BY ROB REISCHEL
Hire a defensive-oriented head coach.
Give Aaron Rodgers control of the offense.
Get out of the way.
That’s the message being conveyed by two of Rodgers’ close friends these days.
Linebacker Brady Poppinga, who was part of Rodgers’ draft class in 2005 and played in Green Bay for six seasons, said he talks to Rodgers “all the time.” And Poppinga believes Green Bay’s offense will be most effective if Rodgers is put in charge of it.
“You’ve got to basically treat Aaron as he’s the guy that’s going to call the plays,” Poppinga said. “He is the offensive coordinato...
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