The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
By United Press International

NFL: Detroit 40, Green Bay 10

DETROIT, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush made up for four turnovers with four touchdowns Thursday and carried the Detroit Lions to a 40-10 battering of Green Bay.
Wisconsin couple names baby after injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers

Wisconsin couple names baby after injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A couple from Wisconsin say they named their newborn after injured Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers when their son was born with a broken collarbone.
Baby born with broken collarbone named after Aaron Rodgers

Baby born with broken collarbone named after Aaron Rodgers

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Packers fans name baby born with broken collarbone Aaron Rodger Dryer after the injured Green Bay QB.
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NFL: New York Giants 27, Green Bay 13

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Jason Pierre-Paul returned an interception 24 yards for a touchdown Sunday, turning back a Green Bay rally and boosting the New York Giants to a 27-13 win.

NFL: Philadelphia 27, Green Bay 13

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Philadelphia's Nick Foles threw two of his three touchdown passes to Riley Cooper Sunday and the Eagles took care of injury-riddled Green Bay 27-13.
Reports: Rodgers has collarbone fracture

Reports: Rodgers has collarbone fracture

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers has a small fracture in his left collarbone and the Green Bay quarterback will miss several weeks of play, reports said Tuesday.

NFL: Chicago 27, Green Bay 20

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Josh McCown fired a pair of touchdown passes Monday and Chicago bested Green Bay 27-20 after Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went down with an injury.

Boy wears Packers jersey for 1,034 consecutive days

HOLMEN, Wis., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A Wisconsin sixth grader has been wearing his Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers jersey for nearly three years, and he is planning to wear it for a total four.

NFL: Green Bay 44, Minnesota 31

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers completed 24-of-29 passes and threw a pair of touchdowns Sunday, driving the Green Bay Packers to a 44-31 win over Minnesota.

NFL: Green Bay 31, Cleveland 13

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers overcame an injury-depleted receiving corps Sunday, firing three touchdown passes in the Green Bay Packers' 31-13 win over Cleveland.

Packers receiver Randall Cobb out 'multiple weeks' with injured knee

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Leading Green Bay Packers receiver Randall Cobb will be out "multiple weeks" with a knee injury, Coach Mike McCarthy said Monday.

NFL: Green Bay 19, Baltimore 17

BALTIMORE, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers threw for a touchdown and Green Bay's defense recorded five sacks Sunday, elevating the Packers to a 19-17 win over Baltimore.

NFL: Green Bay 22, Detroit 9

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Mason Crosby booted five goals and Aaron Rodgers connected for a touchdown pass Sunday in the Green Bay Packers' 22-9 win over Detroit.

NFL: Cincinnati 34, Green Bay 30

CINCINNATI, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Terence Newman's fumble recovery for a touchdown late in the game gave Cincinnati the lead and the Bengals held on for a wild 34-30 win over Green Bay Sunday.
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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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