Aaron Rodgers: Top 5 Career Accomplishments

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3. Quarterback Rating

This is what most Packers fans would like to see on Sunday against the Cowboys.

The 2011 season from Aaron Rodgers may be the best season I have ever seen played at the quarterback position. In 2011, Rodgers set the record for the greatest quarterback rating in NFL history with 122.5. Quarterback rating is basically a formula compiling a player’s passing attempts, completions, yards, touchdowns, and interceptions. Rodgers led the Packers to a 15-1 record in the regular season, while throwing 45 touchdowns with only six interceptions and completing 68.3 % of his passes. It will go down as one of the greatest seasons from a quarterback in NFL history.

Rodgers is also the all-time leader in career quarterback rating, since the NFL started using the formula in 1973. His career rating of 106.5 is 8.9 points better than Tony Romo, who is second all-time. With Rodgers sitting behind Brett Favre for three seasons, his chances of reaching the all-time number in passing touchdowns and yards decreased severely, and it’s efficiency stats like these that show the true appreciation for Rodgers and his career numbers.