The Green Bay Packers are one of the most storied franchise in NFL history. The Packers are 13x world championships and have 20 players in the NFL Hall Of Fame. Green Bay has also been blessed with excellent quarterback play, as they have three quarterbacks in the Hall Of Fame. Here are the top five quarterbacks in Green Bay Packer History.
Number Five: Don ” The Majik Man” Majkowski
Don Majkowski played with the Packers from 1987-1992. Once he won the starting job in 1989, he never looked back. Majkowski had one of the best seasons ever, at the time, for a Packers quarterback in ’89. He finished with 4,318 passing yards, 27 touchdowns, and led Green Bay to a 10-6 record. He was named to the Pro Bowl, Second Team All-Pro, and led the league in passing yards in the same year. Although he went on to play until 1996, he was never the same after a torn rotator cuff 10 games into the 1990 season.
He finished his career with 66 touchdowns, 67 interceptions, and 12,700 yards.
Number Four: Arnie Herber
Arnie Herber was a Packer from 1930-1940. When Herber joined the team in 1930, he joined as a tailback. It was in 1931 that he transitioned to quarterback and the rest is history. That year, the Packers won the first nine games to start the season, and they went on to win their third straight NFL Championship. The NFL did not start keeping statistics until 1932, and that year Herber finished as the top passer in the league with 639 yards and nine touchdowns. In 1936, Herber rewrote the NFL record book, with a record 1,239 yards, and 11 touchdowns. Although those numbers aren’t impressive in today’s game, they were record setting during that era. He finished his career a 4x NFL champion, 3x First Team All-Pro, 3x NFL passing leader in yards and touchdowns, and is in the NFL 1930’s All-Decade team.
He finished his career with 81 touchdowns, 106 interceptions, and 8,041 passing yards.
Number Three: Brett Favre
Brett Favre joined the Packers in 1992. Although the first round pick given up for him seemed like a lot at the time, it ended up being the greatest trade in franchise history. With the Packers, he finished with two Super Bowl appearances (one victory), 10 Pro Bowls, 6x First and Second Team All-Pro, 3x NFL MVP, 1x NFL Offensive Player of the Year, 4x passing touchdown leader and 2x passing yards leader. Favre was also named to the NFL 1990‘s All-Decade Team and the NFL’s 100th Anniversary All-Time team.
He finished his career with 508 touchdowns, 336 interceptions, and 71,838 passing yards.
Number Two: Bart Starr
Bart Starr was a 17th round draft pick for the Packers back in 1956. He was their quarterback from then until 1971. Starr is a 7x NFL champion, including the first two Super Bowls. He also is a 4x Pro Bowler, 4x First and Second Team All-Pro, 1x NFL MVP, 5x NFL Passer Rating leader, and is on the NFL’s 1960‘S All-Decade team. Bart Starr took over as the Packers head coach from 1975-1983 in a very disappointing tenure. He finished as a coach with a record of 52-76-2, including 1-1 in the post season.
He finished his career with 152 touchdowns, 138 interceptions, and 24,718 passing yards.
Number One: Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers is my number one quarterback in Packers franchise history. As a first round pick out of Cal, he spent the first three years of his career sitting behind Brett Favre. In his third year as a starter, Rodgers led the Packers to a Super Bowl victory over the Pittsburg Steelers. Aaron Rodgers is a 2x MVP, 8x Pro Bowler, 3x First and Second Team All-Pro, 2x NFL passer rating leader, and 1x NFL passing touchdowns leader. He has led the Packers to the playoffs in 10 of the last 12 years as a starter. Rodgers also holds several NFL records.
- Career Passer Rating- 102.4
- Passer Rating in a season- 122.5 (2011)
- Career touchdown-to-interception ratio- 4.33:1
- Career lowest interception percentage- 1.5
- Lowest interception percentage for a season- 0.3 (2018)
- Consecutive passes without an interception- 402
For his career so far, he has 364 touchdowns, 84 interceptions, and 46,946 passing yards.
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