MVP Frontrunner Aaron Rodgers Named First-Team AP All-Pro
BERKELEY – NFL MVP frontrunner Aaron Rodgers was named a first-team All-Pro by the Associated Press on Friday. Rodgers earned AP All-Pro honors for the fourth time (2011, '12, '14, '20) and was a first-teamer on the third occasion. Rodgers, who received 46 of 50 first-place votes at quarterback, was also the NFL's MVP each of the first two campaigns he was a first-teamer in 2011 and 2014.
Below are notes on Rodgers with his name linked to his Pro Football Reference profile.
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay (13-3, No. 1 NFC Seed, NFC North Champion), 16th Season
2020 Regular-Season Stats – 16 games played, 16 starts, 372-of-526 (70.7%), 4299 yards, career-high 48 TD, 5 INT, 121.5 passer rating, 78TD long; 38 rushes, 149 yards, 3 TD; 1 rec, -6 yards
2020 Regular-Season Top-10 Rankings – Completion Percentage (1st), Touchdown Passes (1st), Touchdown Percentage (1st, 9.1), Lowest Interception Percentage Among Starters (1st, 1.0%), Yards After Catch (6.11, 1st), Passer Rating (1st), Fewest Interceptions Among Starters (T-1st), Average Gain (8.17, 3rd), Long (78TD, 5th), Passing Yards (7th), Pass Completions (10th)
– Led Green Bay to the No. 1 NFC seed and home field advantage throughout the NFC Playoffs, a first-round playoff bye and the NFC North title with a 13-3 regular season in 2020
– Had the best completion percentage and second-best passer rating mark of his career in 2020 behind only his 2011 NFL MVP season when he had a 122.5 passer rating
– Threw for a career-high 48 touchdown passes in 2020 and became the first player in NFL history with three seasons of 40 or more touchdown passes with his others coming in 2011 (45) and 2016 (40)
– Has third-highest career passer rating in NFL history (103.9), while he is fourth among active NFL players and seventh overall in career passing touchdowns (412), as well as sixth among active players and 10th overall in career passes completed (4285) and total offense (51366), sixth among active players in pass attempts (6587) and passing yards (51245), and eighth among active players in completion percentage (65.1%)
– Played two seasons of collegiate football at Cal (2013, '14) and is the school's all-time leader in passer rating (150.3) while also being etched in the Golden Bears' record book in several other categories
– Led Cal to a school-record-tying 10 wins in his final campaign with the Golden Bears as a junior in 2004
– Selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by Green Bay with the No. 24 overall pick