Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers runs away with the 2011 MVP Award

 

 

 

 

 

The Associated Press has announced that the Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers has won the 2011 Most Valuable Player.

Rodgers beat out fellow signal-callers Drew Brees and Tom Brady for his first-ever MVP Award. He was without a doubt the best player in the league while throwing for 4,653 yards, 45 touchdowns and only six interceptions. Rodgers also used his speedy legs to rush for three more touchdowns in the 2011 season.

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NFL MVP Award Should Be Split Between Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Through most of the 2011 NFL season, the Green Bay Packers’ QB Aaron Rodgers was the run-away favorite for the NFL Most Valuable Player Award. It wasn’t until the New Orleans Saints’ QB Drew Brees’ started shattering long-time passing records and a Packers loss to the Chiefs that it became a close race.

In the fifty three year history of the AP MVP Award, the award has been shared only twice, in 1997 (Brett Favre and Barry Sanders) and 2003 (Peyton Manning and Steve McNair).

With Brees’ hot finish to the season and Rodgers’ safe ending, here’s why I think the award should be split for the third time in history. [Read more…]

Packers Play Same Ol’ Record in 33-27 Win Over the Vikings (Rapid Reaction)

 

 

 

 

 

Nothing could stop the Green Bay Packers offense as they put up 421 yards of offense in a 33-27 win over the lowly Minnesota Vikings.

Like a broken record, Aaron Rodgers was great and the Packers scored a lot of touchdowns in their league-high seventh win. The Packers are now 7-0 for the first time since 1962, a year in which they won their eighth championship.

Rodgers also became the first quarterback in NFL History to record a QB rating of 110 or higher in seven straight games.

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