Can the Giants get to Aaron Rodgers on field, in head?

Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers is Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers is sacked by Justin Tuck of the New York Giants in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 4, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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The Giants have always operated under the philosophy that every quarterback can be rattled, that if they apply enough pressure they can force a quarterback to think about the hits he's taking rather than the reads he should be making.

They've said that about Tom Brady. They've said that about Drew Brees. They've said that about all the top passers they've faced throughout the years.

This week they may be meeting the exception, a quarterback so rare that he requires his own lexicon.

"I don't think he's rattleable, if that's a word," Justin Tuck said Wednesday of Aaron Rodgers.

"I think we can probably speed him up a little, maybe slow him down a bit," Tuck said. "Rattled? He's played in a lot of big-time games and played well in a lot of big-time games. He's gotten hit a lot in certain games and come out and [he'll] take your heart at the end of the game. But rattle him? I don't think so. I hope I'm wrong. I hope we can. But he hasn't shown anything on film where you'd think he's been rattled."