Found June 27, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Green_bay_packers_29eb

Getty Images

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was voted the NFL’s best player by players around the league.  Even though he had a rough playoff game against the New York Giants I can’t argue with him being number one.

While watching Rodgers go to work over the course of the entire 2011 season, he was almost flawless and picked apart opposing defenses with ease.

The top ten players from this year’s top 100 list are as follows:

  1. Aaron Rodgers – Packers
  2. Drew Brees – Saints
  3. Calvin Johnson – Lions
  4. Tom Brady – Patriots
  5. Darrelle Revis – Jets
  6. DeMarcus Ware – Cowboys
  7. Larry Fitzgerald – Cardinals
  8. Adrian Peterson – Vikings
  9. Hiloti Ngata – Ravens
  10. Patrick Willis – 49ers
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Rodgers takes home top ranking in NFL poll

The list of accomplishments, accolades and honors in the career of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers continues to grow. Rodgers can now add 'No. 1 player in the NFL' to his resume after topping the NFL Network's "Top 100" list.Rodgers, at only 28 years old, already has a Super Bowl ring and an MVP trophy with no signs of slowing down in his future. With this...

Fantasy Football 2012: Optimizing Your Bench

If you have an elite QB like Aaron Rodgers, there is no need for a backup. It is all about getting the most you can out from your roster.  Optimizing your bench is crucial in fantasy football because there are always injuries that occur and matchups play a huge roll in who you start. But what is the best way do that? First NEVER! EVER! IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE have 2 kickers...

Aaron Rodgers Voted #1 in the NFL

The NFL Network concluded it’s list of the NFL’s Top 100 players of 2012, and to no surprise the 2011-12 Reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers was voted as the best player in the league. Rodgers finished the season with 4,643 yards, 45 touchdowns and only six interceptions on 502 passing attempts, leading his team to an impressive 15-1 record. The Packers incredible season fell short when...

The Top 100: Players of 2012 by the numbers

Aaron Rodgers was recently announced as the number one NFL player of the 2012 season. With that said, let us take a look at some of the numbers behind the top 100 NFL players. Most players by division AFC North: 16 NFC East: 16 NFC North: 16 NFC South: 13 NFC West: 13 AFC South: 9 AFC West: 9 AFC East: 8 By Conference NFC: 58 AFC: 42 Most players on the list by team Ravens: 7 49ers...

Rodgers gives Borel his endorsement

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers isn't the type of superstar player who gives out compliments to teammates just for a few feel-good moments in the name of team chemistry building. The methodical Green Bay Packers quarterback, who has never met a question that he didn't have an answer ready for, is just as quick to come with criticism when he feels it's warranted. That...

Favre (finally) has kind words for Rodgers

There will come a day when what Brett Favre says about Aaron Rodgers won't matter to Green Bay Packers fans, but that day probably has not yet arrived. NFL Network has spent the better part of the last week releasing excerpts of Favre's interview with Deion Sanders, and in the most recent clip, Favre was asked about the NFL quarterbacks that get his attention. He first talked...

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers voted NFL too player

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

Aaron Rodgers Voted Top NFL Player, Tom Brady Comes in at No. 4

After the departure of Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers instantly became the face of the Green Bay Packers franchise. Now,the NFL Network released its Top 100 Players Poll on Wednesday night and as many expected, Rodgers was on top. Rodgers led the Packers to an NFL-best 15-1 record while leading the NFL with a 122.5 passer rating. After winning the Super Bowl XLV, the Packers were a favorite...

After finally complimenting Aaron Rodgers, does Brett Favre also realize the 2011 NFL MVP is better than he ever was?

Polarizing graybeard Brett Favre managed to compliment his successor as the quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, 2011 AP NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, during a recent interview with Deion Sanders that will soon air on the NFL Network. Favre, who … Continue reading →

Exclamation Point and Question Marks at QB

Here is a sneak preview of the upcoming Training Camp Preview edition of Packer Report Magazine, which was created by Ray Nitschke 40 years ago. At quarterback, the outlook couldn't be brighter with reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers. The backup situation, however, isn't quite as rosy.

The Top 100 Players in the NFL

Over the last month and a half, NFL Network has been releasing their list of the Top-100 Players in the NFL according to player votes. They concluded their programming on the top-100 list on Wednesday night with the unveiling of numbers 5-1. The top player, as voted by his peers, was Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers. With the QB position being the most important position in all...

Could The NFC North Be The Division With Best Quarterbacks?

The NFC North has vastly improved its quarterback play as a whole over the years. With Aaron Rodgers, Matthew Stafford, Jay Cutler and Christian Ponder atop the depth chart of their respective teams could they be the best group in the league? The other divisions that could have the best group of quarterbacks are the NFC South, NFC East and AFC West. The NFC North has to be a top...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.