Tom Brady’s NFL 100 rating reopens Aaron Rodgers MVP debate

Aaron Rodgers was the NFL MVP final season, however Tom Brady was voted the highest participant within the league on the NFL 100. The talk has reopened. 

On Sunday, the NFL High 100 was formally revealed, and the No. 1 participant is, to no shock, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.

Truly, it was a shock, primarily as a result of Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named NFL MVP final season for the second consecutive 12 months, and defensive nightmare Aaron Donald was voted No. 2 on the NFL High 100 listing.

However let’s not give attention to Donald for a second. We have to take a look at the quarterbacks as a result of it’s unbelievable how, regardless of what occurred final season, Brady threw for nicely over 5,000 yards in comparison with Rodgers, but Rodgers walked away with the MVP {hardware}.

Whereas neither made it to a convention championship recreation, the argument for Rodgers is probably going on account of him having a home-field benefit within the playoffs, which Inexperienced Bay in the end squandered to San Francisco. Rodgers threw a meager 4 interceptions to 37 touchdowns through the 2021 season, with a seven-game streak with out throwing a single decide. His precision was lauded in his MVP case, but Brady made NFL historical past by racking up data for profession yards and touchdowns — 84,520 yards and 624 touchdowns, to be precise.

Tampa Bay beat Philadelphia within the Wild Card. Nonetheless, regardless of getting back from a big 27-3 deficit towards the Rams, it took a heave and catch from future Tremendous Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp for the eventual champions to advance within the postseason.

The NFL 100 Rating of Tom Brady at No. 1 reopens the talk as to how Aaron Rodgers was named MVP

The NFL MVP is voted upon by 50 AP NFL writers. Most of the time, it’s a quarterback, the identical place that Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers play. However the reasoning for selecting the latter over the previous doesn’t make a lot sense for quite a few causes.

Brady threw for a league-leading 5,316 yards and likewise had 43 passing touchdowns. Granted, it was in 17 video games. Rodgers, in 16 video games, threw for 4,115 yards and 37 scores. Wait a second — that’s statistically decrease than Brady by a large margin, nicely over 1,000 yards.

An argument may very well be made primarily based on completion share enjoying a job, with Rodgers placing up 68.9 p.c in comparison with Brady’s 67.5 p.c. There’s additionally QBR, which graded Rodgers larger at 111.9 in comparison with Brady’s 102.1.

In the end, the talk will go on between who ought to have been the MVP and who ought to have been the highest participant voted by friends. However the friends spoke about how they really feel, and in the event that they suppose Brady is one of the best, so be it. If Rodgers? Identical factor. In the end, this debate won’t ever have a strong conclusion, so it’s greatest to let it rage on until the tip of time.