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Here’s Where Aaron Rodgers is Best QB in History

Ah, numbers. You can usually find numbers to support whatever argument you want to make.

So here’s NFL.com talking head Bucky Brooks finding some that say Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback in history.

In case you can’t quite read that, he’s pointing out that Rodgers has the highest QB rating in history and is the only QB in league history with four times as many touchdowns as interceptions.

And those things are superb. And look, we really like Aaron Rodgers. We’re happy he plays for our team.

But these numbers really only make him one thing.

The greatest regular-season quarterback in NFL history (arguably).

The only stat we give a shit about is number of championships and at this moment, Rodgers only has one.

So it remains that the greatest quarterback I’ve ever seen — and I’m sure plenty of you will disagree — is Joe Montana. And of this current era, it’s Tom Brady.

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14 Comments

  1. MMK September 24, 2015

    I agree. They should hang up a poster of Fran Tarkenton in his locker to motivate him. Of course, it would need to motivate him to carry the entire team on his back.

  2. Cole September 24, 2015

    I kinda hope he reads this. He feeds off the doubters.

  3. Kato September 24, 2015

    I hate the argument that championships make or break a qb. It is absurd. There 47 active roster players, or something like that. We are going to crucify guys like marino, kelly, and fouts because they never won a super bowl? When guys like dilfer, Doug williams, etc have? I like Bart Starr a lot, but do the championships he won make him better than someone like Johnny unitas? There are way too many factors in place with different players to judge a qb on playoff wins and losses. Just my two cents

  4. Phatgzus September 24, 2015

    He’s not only the only one with a 4:1 ratio, but 3:1 as well.

  5. BZ in LB September 24, 2015

    I think that we are just entering into our “window”, and that we are going to be dominating the league for the next eight to ten years. This is the decade where AR needs to really build his legacy. What Belicheat & the Brady Bunch have accomplished (6 SBs, 4 championships) is formidable, but it would have been much more amazing if it weren’t for the two losses to the Gints. I think that we have a chance to achieve even more over the next few years, but TT is going to have to stay really sharp with his drafting. Of course, it is HIS legacy, as well as MM’s, that they are defining as well….

  6. UpNorth September 24, 2015

    We will have no better window for the remainder of Rodger’s career then we do right now. He will most certainly go down as the greatest statistical quarterback in history by the time he’s finished, but the championships and postseason performances will be what cements his legacy in the mind of many others out there.

    The best natural thrower of the ball I ever saw was Marino and he never won anything, but in terms of throwing motion he is the standard. In terms of cast iron I will win no matter what come hell or high water quarterbacks it is Montana/Brady but I give more props to Brady as this is the salary cap era of football now. Hopefully our defense can help propel us to another ring or two to help make Rodgers the best ever.

    1. jtmax September 24, 2015

      Problem is TT is wasting opportunities by drafting poorly on defense and not getting any good FA. Belicheat goes out and get FA’s he needs like Revis to plug holes and win championship. ILB has been a joke since Bishop left and we haven’t drafted high for that position to shore up that position is a perfect example of stupidity on TT part. Oh yeah, Thornton and Bradford are wastes of picks.

      1. UpNorth September 24, 2015

        I agree he isn’t the best drafter in the league, save for just about EVERY round but the first round. I simply don’t understand the concept of not using the first round to shore up where your team is weakest instead of this stupid “I have to take the best athlete approach.”

        I do feel that without Rodgers McCarthy and TT would be hard pressed to have kept their jobs, but the fact of the matter is we do have him, and this is the best chance he will have to win more. Most likely, he’ll have to shoulder most of the load since we lack solid playmakers.

  7. Arcturus September 24, 2015

    Championships are great but they don’t mean shit to how good a QB is. Kato is correct.

  8. Vano Lucas September 24, 2015

    I agree. Football is the ultimate team game. To say, as sportswriters like to do, that Brady or Montana “won” X number of super bowls is utter nonsense. They played on TEAMS that won super bowls. In short, they HELPED their teams to titles.

  9. PF4L September 25, 2015

    This is what i’ve been saying for years, Rodgers is the best. The numbers don’t lie, no one in NFL history has been more efficient and productive.

    He is the total QB. Aaron Rodgers has no weakness in his game.

  10. MMK September 25, 2015

    How about performance in games that matter? You know, like playoff games?

  11. pastordad September 25, 2015

    I don’t think Brady would have the same stats if he played in Montana’s time! He was the man… But to be clear Starr played in a rough time…and came away with the championships behind arguably the best Packers teams of all time.

  12. Harry Hood September 27, 2015

    Ahh, so you file yourself under the team accomplishments outweigh personal accomplishments when evaluating a single player, camp.