Could Green Bay’s New Offensive Line Give Rodgers a Historical Season?

July 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Under pressure or with tons of time. In either case, Aaron Rodgers performs tremendously.
Sacked 15 times in the month of October, with Cleveland unable to contribute any sacks, and was named NFC's offensive player of the month.
Almost 1,000 yards, accuracy of 74.5 percent, and not a single game below 110 passer rating.
It's really difficult for one to argue that Rodgers will do any better with more protection next season.
But I shall try.
In the first eight games of the season, Rodgers completion percentage was 63.1. In the last eight, it was 66.2.
So there is definitely some difference there, and it would make sense anyway. Being given more time allows you to find your open receivers.
If he were given more time along with the sacks not taking away his reception stats, Rodgers could have had about a 68 completion percentage.
That would have allowed Rodgers to have about 390 completions. With almost 13 yards per completion, Rodgers would have ha...

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