Aaron Charles Rodgers is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada, and also known as gridiron, is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The National Football League is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.
The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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Rodgers played college football for California, where he set several career passing records, including lowest single-season and career interception rates.
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After backing up Brett Favre for the first three years of his NFL career, Rodgers became the Green Bay Packers' starting quarterback in 2008 and led them to a victory in Super Bowl XLV after the 2010 NFL season; Rodgers was named Super Bowl MVP.
Super Bowl XLV was an American football game between the American Football Conference champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference champion Green Bay Packers to decide the National Football League champion for the 2010 season.
The Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, or Super Bowl MVP, is presented annually to the most valuable player of the Super Bowl, the National Football League's championship game.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League, the highest level of professional American football in the world.
He was named Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 2011, as well as being voted league MVP by the Associated Press for the 2011 and 2014 NFL seasons.
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Rodgers has led the NFL three times in touchdown-to-interception ratio, twice in passer rating, touchdown passing percentage and lowest passing interception percentage, and once in yards per attempt.
Passer rating is a measure of the performance of passers, primarily quarterbacks, in American football and Canadian football.
Rodgers is the NFL's all-time career leader in passer rating during the regular season with a rating of 103.3 and fifth all-time in the postseason with a rating of 98.2.
He currently is one of the only two quarterbacks to have a career passer rating of over 100.0 in the regular season as well as having the best touchdown-to-interception ratio in NFL history at 3.98 touchdowns per interception.
He also holds the league's lowest career passing interception percentage for quarterbacks during the regular season at 1.6 percent and the single-season passer rating record of 122.5.