No there's more to it than that.
When he first emerged he was a tubby blow-hard who told tales out of school (an early nickname was "The Witness", after he gave evidence against Matthew Hayden when the latter had said some nasty things to the poor, fragile little lamb) whose idea of leading from the front was to go and bat at #5 when he couldn't lay bat on the swinging ball.
He's matured now, but early on his idea of leading from the front was being a massive cock and badmouthing players who'd paid their dues and, in some instances, whose jockstrap he wasn't fit to carry.
- As featured in The Independent.
"This is not the time for namby-pamby promising youngsters who might just do something; not the time for building for the future. Pragmatism rules and they don't come more pragmatic than Rogers."
- Victor Marks makes the case for stiff-legged and stiff-armed 35 year old left-handers in Ashes squads