Matt Vensel's Top 12: Ranking the Quarterbacks
It was dubbed "The year of the quarterback." In 2011, 10 quarterbacks threw for more than 4,000 passing yards and three eclipsed 5,000. And the ascension of a pair of young passers and an injury to one of the best to ever play shook up the hierarchy of NFL signal-callers.
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1. Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers
Rodgers followed up his Super season of 2010 by throwing for 4,643 yards and 45 touchdowns -- against just six interceptions -- for a ridiculous 122.5 passer rating. His 9.25 yards per attempt also led the NFL.