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Episode 496

Aaron Rodgers
Tue, 2018-Sep-11 02:59 UTC
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With 237,506 views on Monday, 10 September 2018 our article of the day is Aaron Rodgers.

Aaron Charles Rodgers (born December 2, 1983) is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). Rodgers played college football for the California Golden Bears, where he set several career passing records, including lowest single-season and career interception rates. He was selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers.After backing up Brett Favre for the first three years of his NFL career, Rodgers became the Packers' starting quarterback in 2008. In 2010 he led them to a victory in Super Bowl XLV over the Pittsburgh Steelers, earning the Super Bowl MVP. He was named Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 2011, and was voted league MVP by the Associated Press for the 2011 and 2014 NFL seasons.

Rodgers has led the NFL three times in touchdown-to-interception ratio (2011, 2012, 2014); twice in passer rating (2011, 2012), touchdown passing percentage (2011, 2012), and lowest passing interception percentage (2009, 2014); and once in touchdown passes (2016) and yards per attempt (2011).

Rodgers is the NFL's all-time regular season career leader in passer rating at 103.8, and fourth all-time among passers with at least 1,500 and 150 postseason pass attempts with a rating of 99.4. He is the only quarterback to have a career passer rating of over 100.0 in the regular season, has the best touchdown-to-interception ratio in NFL history at 4.13, and holds the league's lowest career regular season interception percentage at 1.6 percent and the single-season passer rating record of 122.5.

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