NFL: Green Bay 48, Atlanta 21

ATLANTA, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers hurled three touchdowns and ran for another Saturday in the Packers' 48-21 dismantling of Atlanta in the NFC divisional playoffs.
NFL: Green Bay 21, Philadelphia 16

NFL: Green Bay 21, Philadelphia 16

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers threw three scoring passes Sunday and Green Bay survived a late challenge to defeat Philadelphia 21-16 in an NFC wild-card playoff contest.
NFL: Green Bay 10, Chicago 3

NFL: Green Bay 10, Chicago 3

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers found Donald Lee for the game's only touchdown and the Green Bay Packers gained the playoffs Sunday with a hard-fought 10-3 win over Chicago.

NFL: Green Bay 45, N.Y. Giants 17

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers amassed 404 passing yards and hurled four TDs Sunday, powering the Green Bay Packers' 45-17 thumping of the New York Giants.
Packers' Rodgers practices

Packers' Rodgers practices

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who sat out last weekend with his second concussion this season, practiced Wednesday.

Green Bay's Rodgers to miss next start

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will miss the Green Bay Packers' next game, necessitating backup Matt Flynn's first career NFL start, the team said Saturday.
Decision on Packers' Rodgers on hold

Decision on Packers' Rodgers on hold

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers Coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday it won't be decided until Saturday whether quarterback Aaron Rodgers will play this weekend.

NFL: Detroit 7, Green Bay 3

DETROIT, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Drew Stanton connected with Will Heller for the game's only touchdown with 7:55 to play Sunday and the Detroit Lions bested Green Bay 7-3.
NFC honors go to Rodgers, Lee, Weems

NFC honors go to Rodgers, Lee, Weems

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named the NFC player of the week Wednesday.

NFL: Green Bay 34, San Francisco 16

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers connected for three touchdowns Sunday, amassing 298 aerial yards in the Green Bay Packers' 34-16 victory over San Francisco.

NFL: Green Bay 31, Minnesota 3

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers and Greg Jennings hooked up for three touchdowns Sunday and the Green Bay Packers routed Minnesota 31-3.

NFL: Green Bay 45, Dallas 7

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers hurled three touchdown passes, including two in a 28-point second quarter, and the Green Bay Packers humbled Dallas 45-7 Sunday.

NFL: Green Bay 9, N.Y. Jets 0

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Mason Crosby booted three field goals and Green Bay's defense forced three turnovers Sunday in the Packers' 9-0 whitewash of the New York Jets.

NFL: Green Bay 28, Minnesota 24

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Aaron Rodgers tossed two touchdown passes and Green Bay's defense logged three interceptions Sunday in the Packers' 28-24 victory over Minnesota.

NFL: Miami 23, Green Bay 20 (OT)

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Dan Carpenter connected on a 44-yard field goal five minutes into overtime Sunday, handing the Miami Dolphins a 23-20 decision over Green Bay.
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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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