Aaron Rodgers is among the most experienced players in the NFL at present. The star quarterback has been in the league since 2005. He made his NFL debut with the Green Bay Packers as the team’s 24th pick in the 1st round. Though it’s different to beat him in experience, there are players who can compete with him in terms of performance. Josh Allen is one such player who has gained huge popularity in the NFL.
The Buffalo Bills quarterback joined the league in 2018. He was the team’s 7th pick in the 1st round. The star player has been impressive throughout his 5-year NFL career till now. He made headlines this year after EA Sports’ chose him as the Madden 24 cover star. Ever since Josh Allen joined the team, he has been contributing significantly to their wins.
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As for Rodgers, he played for the Packers for 17 years after his debut. The star quarterback has a long list of achievements to boast of including a Super Bowl win. He became the Super Bowl MVP as well that year. Throughout his career, Rodgers has won 4 NFL MVPs and is a 10-time Pro Bowl. This year, Aaron Rodgers moved on from the Packers and joined the New York Jets.
Josh Allen, on the other hand, is yet to win a Super Bowl with his team. He has gotten to the Pro Bowl twice in his 5-year career. He has been to the Second-team All-Pro and Second-team All-MWP. The NFL star holds the record for highest passer rating (149.0) in one postseason.
Both Josh Allen and Aaron Rodgers have been stellar throughout their respective careers. At present, the two star players have been sweating out to lead their respective teams to the Super Bowl.
Does Aaron Rodgers hold a higher passing yard average than Josh Allen?
Josh Allen has been with the Bills ever since he began his career. Keeping the quarterback’s amazing gameplay in mind, the team wouldn’t mind having him for a longer period. Throughout his career, Allen has completed 1,604 out of his 2,566 passing attempts. He holds a completion percentage of 62.5% along with 138 TDs and 60 interceptions for 18,397 yards.
As for Aaron Rodgers, he also dedicated 17 years of his career to the Green Bay Packers. The veteran star has made 7,660 passing attempts out of which 5001 have been successful. His completion percentage (65.3%) is better than that of Josh Allen. The Jets star has recorded 475 TDs and 105 interceptions for 59,055 yards.
While Allen’s passer rating stands at 92.2, Rodgers has the same of 103.6. In the case of passing yards average per game as well, Rodgers is ahead of Josh Allen. The passing yards average per game of the Bills star stands at 238.9. As for the Packers star, he has a passing yards average per game of 256.8.
However, the difference between the stats of the two quarterbacks is primarily because Rodgers has been in the league for a longer period. Allen, on the other hand, has a long way to go. Considering his impressive performance, it won’t be surprising if he gives Rodgers’ stats a close competition.