The official 2013 NFL regular season schedule was released on Thursday, to all of the pomp and circumstance one might expect of our football-starved nation.
Millions took to Twitter to express their excitement. Some freaked out over the fact that Baltimore heads to Denver to kick off the season, while others dove into their team’s strength of schedule to figure out just how tough, or easy, a playoff run is going to be.
When Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers checked out the Pack Attack’s schedule, he only saw one thing: Chicago in a Solider Field season finale.
Winter is coming.
Week 17 @chicago. Winter is coming. Game of thrones
— Aaron Rodgers (@AaronRodgers12) April 19, 2013
This is what one of the world’s most fierce and historic rivalries is all about.
Either that, or Rodgers has had far too much time on his hands this offseason — but then again, haven’t we all?