Here's proof that Aaron Rodgers is really, really smart
Depending on who you ask, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is considered to be the best quarterback in the NFL today. Throughout the past few weeks he's certainly proven those people correct, and to be considered the top signal caller in the league, you have to be pretty smart.
Just how smart is Rodgers? Extremely. In this 2012 ad for MyInspiration.com, Rodgers explains everything that goes through his head between breaking the huddle and receiving the snap. He goes through more than a minute of progressions related to how his offense is lined up and how the defense reacts. Facing a 40-second play clock, his long list of reads is all the more impressive
Those smarts have come in handy throughout the course of the last two weeks. Rodgers has tossed for nearly 700 yards with nine touchdowns and no interceptions against the Bears and Eagles, while his offensive unit has put up more than 50 points in both games.
On the season, Rodgers has completed 66.8 percent of his passes for 2,748 yards, 28 touchdowns and three interceptions to lead the Packers to a 7-3 record.
- Jack Jorgensen