Originally posted on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 12/3/11

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 10: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers drops back to pass during the 2010 NFC wild-card playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals at the Universtity of Phoenix Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Packers 51-45 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

It amazes me how well Aaron Rodgers holds up despite the stunningly high number of sacks he takes.  This week Football Outsiders surveys NFL QBs and finds out who takes a beating and why they do so.  Rodgers has taken 27 sacks thus far.  While that doesn't lead the league (that honor belongs to Sam Bradford) it suprises me that 40% of Rodgers' sacks are "long sacks."  He's a great QB but he needs to chuck the rock in the stands more.

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