Packers GM: Favre situation 'difficult'

Packers GM: Favre situation 'difficult'

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 12 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson says the Brett Favre situation leaves the team in a difficult spot and "we don't have all the answers yet."

Packers GM named top NFL executive

ST. LOUIS, March 27 (UPI) -- Green Bay General Manager Ted Thompson is the NFL's top executive for 2007.

NFL: Dallas 37, Green Bay 27

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Tony Romo's four touchdown passes Thursday night allowed Dallas to fight off a Green Bay rally and claim a playoff berth with a 37-27 win over the Packers.

NFL: Green Bay 48, Seattle 13

GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers hit 10-of-16 passes for 97 yards and a pair of TDs and the defense scored twice Saturday night as the Green Bay Packers beat Seattle, 48-13.

NFL: Green Bay 13, Pittsburgh 9

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers threw for Green Bay's only touchdown Saturday night as the Packers beat Pittsburgh, 13-9, to spoil Coach Mike Tomlin's pre-season home debut.

Favre fans want him to stay one more year

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre may not have decided if he wants to undertake a 17th NFL season, but fans almost unanimously want him back.

Packers QB Rodgers on injured reserve

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Green Bay backup quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been placed on injured reserve and replaced on the Packers' roster by Todd Bouman.

Packers QB Rodgers out for season

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is expected to be out for the rest of the season after breaking his foot playing the New England Patriots.

NFL: New England 35, Green Bay 0

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes Sunday afternoon to lead New England to a 35-0 rout of the Green Bay Packers. Brady completed 20 of 31 passes for 225 yards while playing only one series in the fourth quarter.

NFL: Tennessee 35, Green Bay 21

GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Quarterback Kerry Collins was 7-of-13 for 96 yards and the Tennessee Titans had 340 net yards Friday, as they beat Green Bay, 35-21, in a preseason game.

NFL: Green Bay 38, Atlanta 10

GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers each threw two touchdown passes Saturday to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 38-10 exhibition victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

Cal loses Longshore to a broken leg

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Quarterback Nate Longshore of California suffered a broken leg in Saturday's 41-3 win over Sacramento State and will miss the balance of the 2005 season.

Packers ink Aaron Rodgers

DE PERE, Wis., July 30 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers Saturday signed quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the team's first-round pick in the 2005 NFL draft.

San Francisco to lead off NFL Draft

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers will have the first pick in the NFL Draft Saturday and they are remaining very quiet about how they will use it.

Utes' Smith joins players to try for NFL

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Utah quarterback Alex Smith announced Tuesday he will declare for the NFL draft, joining other stars planning to leave school early for a pro career.
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Aaron Rodgers
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, center, passes against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter at Qwest Field in Seattle on October 12, 2008. Rodgers completed 21 of 30 passes for 208 years and two touchdowns in the Packers 27-17 win over the Seahawks. Blocking for Rodgers is Packer guard Scott Wells on Seahawks' Brandon Mebane, left, as Daryn Colledge (73) blocks out Seahawks' Rocky Bernard (99). (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)

Aaron Charles Rodgers (born December 2, 1983) is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). Rodgers was selected in the first round (24th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers. Rodgers played college football while attending the University of California, Berkeley, where he set several California Golden Bears records, including lowest interception rate at 1.43%.

Professionally, Rodgers is the NFL's all-time career leader in passer rating during both the regular season (99.1), and in the post-season (112.6) – among passers with at least 1,500 and 150 pass attempts respectively. He also owns the league's lowest career pass interception percentage for quarterbacks during the regular season (1.99%).

Rodgers was born in Chico in Butte County, California. He attended Vose Elementary School and Whitford Middle School in Beaverton, Oregon, playing baseball in the Raleigh Hills Little League at the positions of shortstop, center field and pitcher. He returned to Chico in 1997 and attended Pleasant Valley High School, starting for two years at quarterback and garnering 4,421 passing yards. He set single-game records of 6 touchdowns and 440 all-purpose yards. Rodgers also set a single-season record with 2,466 total yards in 2001 and graduated in the spring of 2002.

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