QB Watch: Packers’ Aaron Rodgers
Angelo Posted: 09/17/2013 10:51 am EDT|Updated: 09/17/2013 11:15 am EDT Subscribe Follow: Football , NFL , Aaron Rodgers , Green Bay Packers , Green Bay Packers , Aaron Rodgers Best Games , Aaron Rodgers Best Performances , Green Bay Packers , Packers Redskins , Sports News Aaron Rodgers made it look easy on Sunday afternoon. The Super Bowl XLV champion tied a franchise record for passing yards against Mike Shanahan’s struggling Washington team. Rodgers threw for a career-high 480 yards and amassed four touchdowns in a 38-20 win at home without a single interception. According to ESPN Stats & Info , Rodgers became the first player since Y.A. Tittle of the 1962 New York Giants to record 480 yards without throwing any picks and scoring at least four touchdowns. By the end of the first half, he had already collected 335 passing yards . Still, the Green Bay signal-caller didn’t sound fully satisfied. “I don’t think this was my best game,” Rodgers told ESPN . “I’m very happy with the accuracy and the way things went in the passing game, but we definitely have things to work on.” Check out some of Rodgers’ most notable NFL performances below. Loading Slideshow Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings (October 5, 2009) Completions: 26/37 Yards: 384 TD: 2 INT: 1 Final: 30-23 (L) Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions (November 26, 2009) Completions: 28/39 Yards: 348 TD: 3 INT: 0 Final: 34-12 Green Bay Packers at Pittsburgh Steelers (December 20, 2009) Completions: 26/48 Yards: 383 TD: 3 INT: 0 Final: 37-36 (L) New York Giants at Green Bay Packers (December 26, 2010) Completions: 25/37 Yards: 404 TD: 4 INT: 0 Final: 45-17 Denver Broncos at Green Bay Packers (October 2, 2011) Completions: 29/38 Yards: 408 TD: 4 INT: 1 Final: 49-23 Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons (October 9, 2011) Completions: 26/39 Yards: 396 TD: 2 INT: 0 Final: 25-14 Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers (November 14, 2011) Completions: 23/30 Yards: 250 TD: 4 INT: 0 Final: 45-7 Green Bay Packers at New York Giants (December 4, 2011) Completions: 28/46 Yards: 369 TD: 4 INT: 1 Final: 38-35 Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers (December 25, 2011) Completions: 21/29 Yards: 283 TD: 5 INT: 0 Final: 35-21 New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers (September 30, 2012) Completions: 31/41 Yards: 319 TD: 4 INT: 1 Final: 28-27 Green Bay Packers at Houston Texans (October 14, 2012) Completions: 24/37 Yards: 338 TD: 6 INT: 0 Final: 42-24 Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings (December 30, 2012) Completions: 28/40 Yards: 365 TD: 4 INT: 0 Final: 37-34 (L) Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals (January 10, 2010) Completions: 28/42 Yards: 423 TD: 4 INT: 1 Final: 51-45 OT (L) *NFC Wild Card Playoffs (2009-10) Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons (January 15, 2011) Completions: 31/36 Yards: 366 TD: 3 INT: 0 Final: 48-21 *NFC Divisional Playoffs (2010-11) Contribute to this Story:
Aaron Rodgers ties Packers record with 480 passing yards
Im aware that Green Bay is ranked 30th in passing defense (359 yards per game), but that was against read-option quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III . Dalton is not that type of QB. Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Giovani Bernard If the Bengals want to make this a game, it will take a heavy dose of the running game to keep Rodgers off of the field. With that in mind, I would advise that fantasy owners start both the Law Firm and Gio this Sunday. In Week 1, Cincy ran the ball 21 times compared to 34 snaps in Week 2’s win over the Steelers. Eddie Lacy left last week’s game against the Redskins with a concussion. So, as of Wednesday, Green Bay was still unsure who will start behind Rodgers. In his absence, James Starks filled in and ran for 132 yards and a score on 20 carries. With Cincinnati only allowing 62.5 rushing yards per game this season, I dont think it matters who the Packers trot out there on Sunday, their running back isn’t worth a fantasy start. FANTASY 15 PODCAST Fantasy contributor John Halpin hosts his fantasy football podcast three times each week. When Aaron Rodgers is slinging the rock and the running back situation is in flux, any and all receivers should be in your starting lineup this week. Even with James Starks rushing for 132 yards against Washington, two Green Bay receivers (Jones and Cobb) finished with over 100 receiving yards and Nelson scored twice. As for Cincinnatis top receiver, Green is a must-start Clay Matthews Jersey Youth Xl each and every week.
They cant even get to each another. I mean, how these people get credentials is unbelievable. They let them on the field. They cant even walk over to shake hands with each other. That to me is ridiculous. I wanted to go over and see Robert (Griffin III) after the game, Rodgers said, referring to Redskins at Packers on Sunday. Im going to see him and Im getting bumped out of the way by camera guys. Im literally getting bumped out of the way. And Im just trying to walk in a straight line from where I was at to see Robert. I just think thats too much. Although Rodgers doesnt want to be part of Hard Knocks, it doesnt mean he doesnt watch it. He said he saw the Bengals a little bit on the series this season.
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Rodgers took advantage of the Redskins soft zone defense and used a variety of short throws that allowed his receivers to run after the catch. Fast-forward: Its a safe bet that Rodgers is taking the Cincinnati Bengals seriously. In facing the Bengals on Sunday, Rodgers revisits a team that gave him all kinds of trouble in their last meeting, which came in Week 2 of the 2009 season. Rodgers was sacked six times and completed just 53.8 percent of his passes (the eighth-lowest percentage since he became a starter in 2008) in the Packers 31-24 loss at Lambeau Field. More milestones: Rodgers 480-yard passing performance against the Redskins was the third 400-yard passing game of his career in the regular season. Previously, he threw for 408 yards on Dec. 2, 2011, against Denver and 404 yards on Dec. 26, 2010, against the New York Giants . No other quarterback in team history has more than one 400-yard passing game.
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Aaron Rodgers is one of them, otherwise he wouldn’t be in the headline, but I’ll let you read on and find out the rest. MVP Projection 1. Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning: Manning didn’t throw seven touchdown passes against the Giants on Sunday, but he was still impressive. In the win over his little brother Eli, Peyton threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns. Thanks to that performance, Peyton is now the first player in NFL history to throw at least nine touchdown passes with no interceptions through the first two weeks of the season. It seems like the words ‘Peyton Manning’ and ‘NFL history’ are probably going to be used a lot together this year. 2. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers : Rodgers threw for 335-yards and three touchdowns against the Redskins on Sunday — in the first half. Washington obviously didn’t do a discount-double check on its defensive game plan. Rodgers’ 813 passing yards leads the league while his completion percentage (69.3) and yards per attempt (10.29) are both top 3. 3.
Bengals v. Packers: Marvin Jones talks Aaron Rodgers
Wide receiver Jones played for the Golden Bears between 2008 and 2011, when he ranked in the top 8 in catches, yards and touchdowns in Bears history. He finished his career among the schoolas all-time leaders in receiving yards, receptions and receiving touchdowns. Rodgers played for the Golden Bears, too, from 2003-04. Heas the schoolas all-time pass efficiency leader. During Beyond the Stripes earlier this week, Jones talked to us about watching tapes of Rodgers playing in college. aHe was smaller, obviously, because he was younger a but he was the same Aaron Rodgers,a he said. aThe plays that he makes now, theyare pretty much the same plays he made in college.a The game starts at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday. Then join us next Tuesday (Sept.
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Rodgers’ 480 yards matched Green Bay’s franchise record, set by Matt Flynn in the Packers’ 2011 regular-season finale. Before Sunday, the highest passing total of Rodgers’ career was a 408-yard performance in a October 2011 win over Denver. Including the win over the Redskins, the 29-year-old quarterback has now thrown for over 400 yards three times in his career. Rodgers’ other 400-yard game was a 404-yard, four-touchdown performance in a December 2010 win over the Giants. Rodgers got ridiculously hot early against the Redskins, throwing for 335 yards and three touchdowns in the first half as Green Bay jumped out to a 24-0 lead. Rodgers almost had four touchddown passes in the first half, but Packers wide receiver James Jones fumbled on the Redskins’ 1-yard line with nine seconds left in the first half. Jones more than made up for his first half gaffe with 11 catches for 178 yards, both numbers were career highs for Jones. Randall Cobb also went over the 100-yard mark for Green Bay, catching nine passes for 128 yards and a touchdown. Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson also got in on the action, catching three passes for 66 yards and two touchdowns. The Packers didn’t just pass all over the Redskins either, they also got their ground game going, something that doesn’t happen too often in Green Bay.
Rodgers threw all over the Washington secondary on the day as he went 34 for 42 for 480 with four touchdown passes. Rodgers threw a 35-yard TD strike to Randall Cobb in the first quarter, added two more TD passes to Jordy Nelson and Jermichael Finley in the second quarter, and finished strong with a 15-yard TD to Nelson in the third. He didn’t score in the fourth, but did enough to hold off the Redskins. Rodgers, who also rushed three times for minus-3 yards, was not picked off in the game and finished with a QB rating of 146.0. Rodgers is up to seven touchdown passes and just one pick this season after two games and has thrown for 813 yards combined in those games. The Packers play at Cincinnati Week 3. Aaron Rodgers to have field day vs. Washington by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (9/11/13) Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers heads into his Week 2 matchup at home against the Redskins looking for his first win after he was beaten by San Francisco Week 1. After throwing for 333 yards and three touchdowns last week in a loss, he should be in for another solid performance.