Aaron Rodgers is one of the greatest to ever throw a football. Whether you are making the distinction between the best quarterback ever or the most talented, (almost) everyone can agree that one way or another the kid from Cal is among the best of the best to ever be under center. After Sunday’s game, Rodgers is now the fastest to ever throw 350 touchdown passes.
With time winding down in the third quarter, Aaron Rodgers threw a 3-yard touchdown to Jimmy Graham to extend the Green Bay Packers’ lead over the Oakland Raiders. The game featured a vintage Aaron Rodgers performance that saw him throw 5 touchdowns in the air and run for 1. He even broke out the Discount Double Check celebration. This touchdown may have just seemed like another in an excellent game, but it was actually a monumental milestone for Rodgers.
This pass was his 350th touchdown pass overall in his career. He passed this milestone in 172 games, and the next closest to him is Drew Brees who did it in 180. This is not Aaron Rodgers’ only NFL record, of course, as he has amassed a laundry list of accolades and records. Throughout his illustrious career has has acquired nearly 50 overall career, single season, or single game records. Below is a snapshot of some of his most impressive records.
- 103.2 career passer rating
- Best career touchdown-to-interception ratio 4.23:1
- 1.5% career interception rate
- Best passing yards to interception ratio 511.49:1 or 36,827:72
- 402 consecutive passes without an interception
- 122.5 passer rating, season (2011)
- 0.3% single season interception rate is lowest in history (2018)
- Best touchdown-to-interception ratio at home in a season 25:0 (2014)
- Most seasons with a passer rating over 100.0 (8)
- Only player to pass for over 400 yards + throw 4 touchdown passes, and run for 2 in one game
- Most touchdown passes in a half (6)
- Most consecutive games with a passer rating over 95.0 (13) in a season (2011)
Rodgers’ career numbers are a testament to just how smart and efficient of a quarterback he is. He has always been masterful at picking apart a defense and putting the ball exactly where he wants it. Some of the throws he makes leaves you scratching your head, wondering how he did it.
Getting Aaron Rodgers to throw an interception is almost impossible (his last four picks going back to 2017 all bounced off of his receiver’s hands), and his decision-making hardly ever costs the Packers a game. Being able to depend on your quarterback to not make mistakes in a big moment is one of the more underrated qualities, and Aaron Rodgers has that.
Even at age 35, Aaron Rodgers is still one of the best quarterbacks in the league.
These records are just a snapshot of his accomplishments. He has nearly 50 NFL records that stretch across every statistical category.