132 Facts About Aaron Rodgers


Aaron Rodgers began his college football career at Butte College in 2002 before transferring to the University of California, Berkeley to play for the California Golden Bears, where he set several career passing records, including lowest single-season and career interception rates.

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Aaron Rodgers was selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers.

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Aaron Rodgers is the fifth player to win NFL MVP in consecutive seasons, joining Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, Joe Montana and Jim Brown.

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Aaron Rodgers has led the NFL six times in touchdown-to-interception ratio ; six times in lowest passing interception percentage ; four times in passer rating ; and four times in touchdown passing percentage ; three times in total touchdowns ; twice in touchdown passes and once in yards per attempt and completion percentage .

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Aaron Rodgers is third on the NFL's all-time regular-season career passer rating list, with a regular-season career passer rating of over 100 while having had the highest passer rating, the best touchdown-to-interception ratio and the lowest passing interception percentage in NFL history throughout the entire 2010s decade.

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Aaron Rodgers is considered by many sportscasters and players to be one of the greatest and most talented quarterbacks of all time.

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Aaron Rodgers is a four-time winner of the Best NFL Player ESPY Award.

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Outside of football, Aaron Rodgers has a minority ownership stake in the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association ; the Bucks won the 2021 NBA Finals.

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Aaron Rodgers's father is a Texas-born chiropractor who played football as an offensive lineman for the Chico State Wildcats from 1973 to 1976.

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Later, the family moved to Beaverton, Oregon, where Aaron Rodgers attended Vose Elementary School and Whitford Middle School, and played baseball in the Raleigh Hills Little League at shortstop, center field and pitcher.

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Aaron Rodgers set single-game records of six touchdowns and 440 all-purpose yards.

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Aaron Rodgers graduated from Pleasant Valley High School in spring 2002, after scoring 1310 in the SAT and with an A- average.

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Aaron Rodgers had wanted to attend Florida State and play under head coach Bobby Bowden, but was rejected.

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Aaron Rodgers was only offered an opportunity to compete for a scholarship as a walk-on from University of Illinois.

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Aaron Rodgers declined the invitation, and considered quitting football to play baseball instead or giving up entirely on the idea of playing in professional sports and attending law school after completing his undergraduate degree.

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Aaron Rodgers was then recruited to play football at Butte Community College in Oroville, a junior college about 15 miles southeast of Chico.

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Aaron Rodgers was named the starting quarterback in the fifth game of the 2003 season, beating the only team that offered him a opportunity out of high school, Illinois.

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Aaron Rodgers passed for 394 yards and was named game MVP in the Insight Bowl against Virginia Tech.

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In 2003, Aaron Rodgers tied the school season record for 300-yard games with five and set a school record for the lowest percentage of passes intercepted at 1.

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In that game, Aaron Rodgers set a school record for consecutive completed passes with 26 and tied an NCAA record with 23 consecutive passes completed in one game.

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Aaron Rodgers set a Cal single-game record for passing completion percentage of 85.

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Aaron Rodgers holds the Cal career record for lowest percentage of passes intercepted at 1.

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Aaron Rodgers' performance set up the Golden Bears at first and goal with 1:47 remaining and a chance for the game-winning touchdown.

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Aaron Rodgers threw for 24 touchdowns and only eight interceptions in his last college season, impressing many NFL scouts.

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The 49ers drafted quarterback Alex Smith out of Utah instead, and Aaron Rodgers slid all the way down to the 24th overall pick by the Green Bay Packers.

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Aaron Rodgers has said that he experienced much angst and restlessness when waiting to be selected several hours into the draft, as he had expected himself to be selected much sooner.

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Aaron Rodgers is one of six quarterbacks coached by Jeff Tedford to be drafted in the first round of an NFL draft, joining Trent Dilfer, Akili Smith, David Carr, Joey Harrington, and Kyle Boller.

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In, Aaron Rodgers agreed to a reported five-year, deal that included in guaranteed money and had the potential to pay him as much as if all incentives and escalators were met.

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Aaron Rodgers spent his rookie season as the Packers' backup quarterback behind Brett Favre.

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Aaron Rodgers continued to struggle through the preseason, before ending the preseason by converting two third downs and throwing a touchdown pass to tight end Ben Steele against the Tennessee Titans.

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Aaron Rodgers completed eight of 15 passes for 65 yards and an interception.

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Aaron Rodgers was then placed in McCarthy's "Quarterback school" for six hours a day several times a week.

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Aaron Rodgers saw very little action during the 2006 season, but did step in briefly on against the Philadelphia Eagles when Favre left the game due to injury.

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Aaron Rodgers stepped in when Favre was injured in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday Night Football on.

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Aaron Rodgers completed 18 passes for 201 yards, with no interceptions.

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Aaron Rodgers threw his first touchdown pass but was sacked three times.

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Aaron Rodgers ended the game with 178 yards passing and two touchdowns .

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In just his second NFL start the following week, Aaron Rodgers was voted the FedEx Air award winner after passing for 328 yards and three touchdowns in a win against the Detroit Lions.

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Aaron Rodgers suffered a severe shoulder sprain in the game but continued to start and played well in a win against the Seattle Seahawks two weeks later, which to many proved his toughness.

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On, Aaron Rodgers signed a six-year, contract extension through the 2014 season.

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Aaron Rodgers was named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for, when he passed for 988 yards, completed 74.

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Aaron Rodgers's passing yardage made him second all-time in Packers history, behind only Lynn Dickey's all-time single-season record.

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Aaron Rodgers settled down after that miscue and finished the game completing 28 of 42 passes for 423 yards, with four touchdown passes all in a second-half comeback.

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Aaron Rodgers's 423 passing yards are the most by any quarterback in his first playoff game as well as his four touchdown passes and five total touchdowns.

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At midseason, Aaron Rodgers had already thrown nine interceptions compared to only throwing seven all of the previous season, and was 16th in the league with an 85.

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Aaron Rodgers turned around the team's performance; they won their final two regular season games, one of them against the New York Giants, where Aaron Rodgers completed 25 of 37 passes for 404 yards, with four touchdown passes, and with a passer rating of 139.

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Aaron Rodgers was named the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year for his passing performance in the 2010 season.

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Aaron Rodgers set an NFL record by becoming the only quarterback to pass for ten touchdowns combined through three consecutive playoff games.

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From this postseason, Aaron Rodgers became the only player to pass for at least 900 yards and rush for at least two touchdowns in a single postseason.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked 11th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2011.

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Aaron Rodgers had 312 passing yards and three touchdowns to earn NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

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Aaron Rodgers's passing yards, touchdown passes, and passer rating set single-season franchise records.

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In week four, against the Denver Broncos, Aaron Rodgers became the only quarterback in NFL history to record over 400 passing yards with four touchdown passes, while rushing for two touchdowns in the same game.

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Aaron Rodgers played in 15 of the 16 games, with the only exception being Week 17 against the Detroit Lions, a game in which Aaron Rodgers was rested after the club clinched home-field advantage for the playoffs the previous week.

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Aaron Rodgers won the league's MVP award, receiving 48 of the 50 votes .

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Aaron Rodgers finished second, behind Brees, for the AP Offensive Player of the Year award.

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Aaron Rodgers was named to the Pro Bowl for his 2011 season to go along with a First-team All-Pro honor.

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Aaron Rodgers was voted by his fellow players as the best player in the league on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2012.

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Aaron Rodgers completed 23 of 33 passes to ten different players for 274 yards and a touchdown.

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Aaron Rodgers completed 26 of 39 passes for 257 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception, while rushing for 28 yards, in the losing effort.

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Aaron Rodgers earned his third career Pro Bowl nomination for his performance in the 2012 season.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked sixth by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013.

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Aaron Rodgers earned NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his effort against the Redskins.

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Aaron Rodgers's 335 passing yards in the first half set a club record.

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Aaron Rodgers became the first quarterback since Y A Tittle in 1962 to throw for at least 480 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in a game.

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Aaron Rodgers won the 2013 GMC Never Say Never Award for the come-from-behind, division-winning touchdown pass.

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Aaron Rodgers recorded only 177 yards passing, his lowest in a playoff game, and one touchdown pass.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked No 11 by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014.

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The Packers' 7 points were the fewest points allowed in a game Aaron Rodgers finished; the 223 yards of total Packer offense were the lowest since Aaron Rodgers took over at quarterback and his 162 passing yards were a career low.

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In those three games, Aaron Rodgers threw five touchdowns and one interception combined, with a passer rating of 95.

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In Week 6, against the Miami Dolphins, Aaron Rodgers led the Packers to a game-winning drive with less than two minutes remaining.

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In Week 10, against the Chicago Bears, Aaron Rodgers became the second player in NFL history and the first since Daryle Lamonica in 1969 to throw six touchdown passes in the first half.

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Aaron Rodgers finished 18 of 27 for 315 yards and six touchdowns despite only playing one drive in the second half to earn NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

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Aaron Rodgers set multiple records during the game: most touchdown passes of 70 or more yards with 16—breaking the record held by Brett Favre and Peyton Manning, most consecutive touchdown passes without an interception at home—breaking the record held by Favre and Manning, and became the first quarterback to ever have 10 touchdown passes against the same team in a season.

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Aaron Rodgers finished 17 of 22 for 226 yards, two touchdown passes, no interceptions, a 139.

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Aaron Rodgers quickly drove downfield to set up a tying field goal, only to watch from the sidelines as the Seahawks won the coin toss in overtime and proceeded to score the game-winning touchdown on their first possession.

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Aaron Rodgers was 19-for-34 for 178 yards and a touchdown, with two interceptions in the losing effort.

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Aaron Rodgers set an NFL record for most consecutive pass attempts at home without an interception, and touchdown passes .

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Aaron Rodgers was voted the AP NFL Most Valuable Player for the 2014 season, receiving 31 votes, and was named NFC Offensive Player of the Year by the Kansas City Committee of 101 and Fed-Ex Air NFL Player of the Year.

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Aaron Rodgers was named to the AP All-Pro team as the first quarterback, receiving 44 votes while runner-up Tony Romo received three.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked as the second best player in the league among his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2015.

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The interception came with only 1:47 left in the fourth quarter, and following the interception, Aaron Rodgers expressed frustration by throwing down a Microsoft Surface tablet.

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Aaron Rodgers finished the game with 210 yards and two passing touchdowns.

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Aaron Rodgers finished the game 24 for 44 for 261 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.

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Aaron Rodgers was named to his fifth Pro Bowl and was ranked as the sixth best player by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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The following week against the Atlanta Falcons, Aaron Rodgers recorded a career regular season high of 60 rushing yards, and finished with four touchdown passes and a 125.

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Aaron Rodgers did not miss any snaps in the game and finished 30 out of 39 for 313 yards with no sacks or interceptions.

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Aaron Rodgers finished with 246 passing yards, three touchdown passes and a 150.

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Aaron Rodgers did this despite suffering a calf injury early in the game.

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Aaron Rodgers was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Seahawks.

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Aaron Rodgers helped lead the Packers to a NFC North title and a playoff berth in 2016.

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Aaron Rodgers completed 25 of 40 passes for 364 yards and four touchdowns in the victory.

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Aaron Rodgers completed 27 of his 45 passing attempts for 287 yards with three touchdowns and an interception in the losing effort.

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In 2016, Aaron Rodgers finished with 401 completions and 610 attempts, a 65.

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Aaron Rodgers finished fourth in passing yards, completions, attempts, and passer rating.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked sixth by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.

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Aaron Rodgers finished the game with 311, but his streak of 251 consecutive passes without an interception came to an end when defensive tackle Nazair Jones picked him off in the first quarter.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked No 10 by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.

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In Week 14, against the Atlanta Falcons, Aaron Rodgers set an NFL record by converting his 359th consecutive pass without an interception, breaking Tom Brady's previous record.

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Aaron Rodgers matched his own feat of achieving at least 400 passing yards, two passing touchdowns, and two rushing touchdowns in a single game.

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The only other time in NFL history that occurred was when Aaron Rodgers accomplished it in 2011 against the Denver Broncos.

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Aaron Rodgers declined the appearance due to injury and was replaced by Russell Wilson.

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Aaron Rodgers was then sent to the hospital to test for concussion symptoms.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked eighth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.

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Aaron Rodgers started the 2019 season with a new head coach in Matt LaFleur following the departure of Mike McCarthy.

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In Week 7, against the Oakland Raiders, Aaron Rodgers posted his first-ever game with a perfect passer rating of 158.

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Aaron Rodgers was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked 16th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2020.

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Aaron Rodgers was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Week 13.

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Aaron Rodgers's passing touchdowns total set a new franchise record.

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Aaron Rodgers had seven total games with four passing touchdowns.

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Aaron Rodgers led the league in numerous statistical categories, including completion percentage, touchdown passes, and passer rating.

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Aaron Rodgers was ranked 3rd by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2021.

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Aaron Rodgers was pulled in the fourth quarter for Jordan Love as his chance of a comeback was all but eliminated.

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Aaron Rodgers missed 10 days per the league's COVID-19 policies for unvaccinated players, including a game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Aaron Rodgers became the fifth player to win consecutive MVPs and first since Peyton Manning between 2008 and 2009.

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On March 8, Aaron Rodgers confirmed that he would return and play for the Packers for the 2022 season after speculations that Aaron Rodgers could retire or demand a trade to another team.

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Aaron Rodgers did confirm that he would return to play his 18th NFL season with the Packers.

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Aaron Rodgers has two brothers; the younger, Jordan, played quarterback at Vanderbilt University and had a brief NFL career with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Aaron Rodgers was in a relationship with actress Olivia Munn from 2014 to 2017 and with former NASCAR driver Danica Patrick from 2018 to 2020.

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Aaron Rodgers started dating actress Shailene Woodley in the second half of 2020.

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Aaron Rodgers has been vocal about his use of alternative medicine and treatments.

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Aaron Rodgers revealed in 2022 that he had previously sought offseason trips to Peru where he consumed ayahuasca.

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Aaron Rodgers has been one of the NFL's most prominent players to voice his concerns about his decision to not be vaccinated with any of the vaccines that combat COVID-19.

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Aaron Rodgers is a spokesperson for State Farm Insurance and is frequently featured in their commercials.

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Aaron Rodgers has been featured in Pizza Hut advertisements, as well as numerous local Wisconsin-based advertisements.

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One interview on the Pat McAfee Show in 2021 made headlines after Aaron Rodgers made several false statements about COVID-19, implying that unvaccinated people were not the group most affected by the pandemic and that ivermectin was beneficial for people with COVID-19.

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In 2021, Aaron Rodgers took part in The Match IV, which was the fourth installment in the exhibition match play golf series.

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Aaron Rodgers took part in the sixth edition of The Match, where he teamed up with Brady against fellow quarterbacks Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes.

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Aaron Rodgers is a supporter of the MACC Fund, Raise Hope for Congo, and other humanitarian and charitable efforts.

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Aaron Rodgers is a supporter of his alma mater, University of California, Berkeley.

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Aaron Rodgers has donated funds to renovate the athletic facilities and established an endowed scholarship for transfer students at the school.

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