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Aaron Rodgers Gushes Over Harrison Smith

Sep 9, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive back Harrison Smith (22) celebrates a fumble recovery in the second quarter against San Francisco 49ers at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

After Harrison Smith’s two-week stint on the covid list and Cam Bynum’s surprising performance in his place, faint whispers on the far edges of Vikings Twitter began to question Smith’s current value and recent contract extension. Well, how about we let one of the best people to ever play quarterback put a stop to that conversation right now.

In his weekly appearance on the Pat McAfee show, Aaron Rodgers rained compliments on the Vikings 32 year old, all world safety. After AJ Hawk called Harrison Smith’s game tape a “thing of beauty,” Rodgers gushed about Smith, even going so far as to suggest that his tape should be used as secondary education for young safeties. Rodgers continued on discussing the difficulty that the Vikings defense presents and how he approaches it.

Watch Rodgers full comments here:

In terms of compliments it’s hard to beat that of a first ballot Hall of Famer from the opposing side of the ball. Clearly anyone who thinks the Vikings should consider moving on from Smith any time soon should listen to somebody who knows a lot more about it than they do.

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Sep 9, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive back Harrison Smith (22) celebrates a fumble recovery in the second quarter against San Francisco 49ers at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

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