Aaron Rodgers trolls Patrick Peterson over the Packers' Hail Mary touchdown against the Cardinals

Posted at 9:27 PM, Jul 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 00:27:47-04

Patrick Peterson has generated plenty of memorable moments during his five-year NFL career.

Last weekend, the Arizona Cardinals' All-Pro cornerback was trolled by Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers about a moment he'd rather forget.

Peterson was grouped with Rodgers, as well as Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer, during last weekend's American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Lake Tahoe. During their time on the course, Rodgers ribbed Peterson by reminding him about this Hail Mary pass he threw as time expired in the fourth quarter of the Cards' divisional round playoff game over the Packers game.

"The first thing (Rodgers) brought up was, 'How in the hell did you let that guy catch the Hail Mary? He only caught four passes all year,'" Peterson told ABC15's Craig Fouhy.

Rodgers was referring to little-used receiver Jeff Janis, who caught Rodgers' 41-yard prayer to stun the University of Phoenix Stadium crowd and send the game to overtime.

As it turns out, Rodgers gave Janis too much credit: The 25-year-old receiver only had two catches all season heading into their playoff matchup in Glendale.

Peterson wasn't the only Cardinal who had a chance to knock the ball away from Janis on that Hail Mary, as safety Rashad Johnson was also in the area. But the five-time Pro Bowler declined to throw his teammate under the bus.

"No, I didn’t blame anybody," he said, though he made sure to remind Rodgers the Cardinals would go on to beat his Packers in overtime and advance to the NFC Championship Game.

"I said, 'Yeah, he just caught the ball on me, but at the end of the day, we moved on to the next round,'" he said, laughing.

And as a measure of payback for Rodgers' trolling, Peterson got the better of the Green Bay QB, as well as Palmer, on the golf course.

"I did pretty well ... I ended up beating both of those guys, so I left with a little bit of bragging rights," he said.

"Aaron Rodgers is a very down-to-earth guy. It was fun playing with him and we shared some great stories together."