Found June 30, 2012 on Football Nation:
The final votes are in and Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers has been voted on by not fans, but by other players in the Nation Football League as the best player around. Does Aaron Rodgers deserve this recognition, and is he actually the best overall player in the NFL? Yes, he is not only the best quarterback in the NFL, but he is the best player overall. Let's take a closer look at why. This top 100 list is voted on by the players of the NFL after the 2011 season. Players look at the previous season, and think about the upcoming season before making their votes. This award is not only about the 2011 season, but the upcoming 2012 season and how much potential that player has for the season coming up. Aaron Rodgers came into the league backing up Green Bay Packers legend Brett Favre. As a backup, Rodgers was unable to achieve accolades such as Rookie of the Year, selections to the Pro Bowl, a chance at Most Valuable Player awards and so on. Rodgers didn't concentr...

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