Aaron Rodgers Has Established Himself as One of the NFL’s Elite Quarterbacks

January 22, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In today's NFL, when there is a discussion as to who is the best quarterback in the league, three names always come up: Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. Everybody else is a "second-tier" quarterback at best.
One of those "second-tier" quarterbacks is proving that he belongs with the three aforementioned names: Aaron Rodgers.
The Green Bay Packers quarterback was given the starting job in 2008 when quarterback Brett Favre announced his (first) retirement. Since then, Rodgers has produced at a Pro Bowl level every year that he has been the starting quarterback.
Both his regular season and postseason production have placed Rodgers in the company of some of the best quarterbacks in the history of the game. In fact, Rodgers is on pace to be one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history.
To illustrate how good Rodgers has been thus far in his career, I have done a statistical comparison between him and 11 other quarterbacks: Hall of Famers Joe Montan...

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