Green Bay Packers: Mid-Season Superlatives ahead of Week 9

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Green Bay Packers, Davante Adams, Aaron Rodgers
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MVP: Aaron Rodgers

There are a few players that could have been in the discussion, but ultimately Aaron Rodgers’ play is what has the Packers sitting where they are now. On the season, Aaron Rodgers has completed 67.1% of his passes, thrown for 1,894 yards, with 17 touchdowns and just three interceptions (only one thrown on the seven-game winning streak).

Rodgers has the uncanny ability to see things at the line of scrimmage few other players can dissect. He takes care of the football on a level that may never be seen again, and we’re undoubtedly taking it for granted.

Even if his numbers aren’t as eye-popping as they were a season ago, it doesn’t matter. Rodgers has played with a makeshift offensive line all season long (credit to Adam Stenavich), and adjusted the way he plays to accommodate whomever is available.

Best Offensive Player: Davante Adams

Davante Adams is better at his job than you are at whatever you do. He’s one of just three receivers in the NFL averaging more than 100 yards per game (106.3). Adams is also averaging 7.4 catches per game, which is also third in the NFL. His route running is flat out disgusting and I pity the individual that gets asked to defend him one on one, because it simply cannot be done.

Despite missing one game, Adams has 52 catches, 744 yards, and three touchdowns. He’s been fantastic, and has done absolutely nothing to change my mind about him being the best receiver in the league.