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Aaron Rodgers on David Letterman

Aaron Rodgers on David Letterman - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers admitted he was holding his breath when the team kicked off late in the fourth quarter and that the team "lucked out" when the Steelers were penalized on the play.

The travel-weary QB, fresh from winning the Super Bowl MVP in Texas and appearing in a ticker-tape parade at Disney World, stopped by CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" Monday night to talk about the game.

Watch: Aaron Rodgers Talks to David Letterman
He told Letterman that after the Packers were held to a field goal in their final drive, he was nervous.

"I'm a little worried about special teams. Every time we kick off, I kind of hold my breath," he said, citing "too many bad memories" of losing momentum with a long kickoff return by the opposing team.

But he said he breathed a sigh of relief when the Steelers were flagged for a personal foul.

"We lucked out," he said. "One of their guys punched one of our guys, got a 15-yard penalty."

"You hate to see that happen," Letterman joked.

Aaron Rodgers on David Letterman

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