Stats Round-Up: Where Do They Rank?
Way back in July, we took a look at where some of the Packers' offensive, defensive, and special teams leaders ranked statistically all-time. Now that the regular season stats are final, let's take a look at where some of the Packers' big names ended up.
With 4,428 passing yards this year, Rodgers moved from 35th to 23rd on the NFL's all-time passing yards list. Rodgers passed a laundry list of NFL legends on his way up the charts, including Troy Aikman, Y.A. Tittle, Steve Young, Phil Simms, and Jim Kelly.
Rodgers' 40 touchdown passes this season moved him into 11th all-time with 297. Four touchdowns next season will vault Rodgers past John Elway and into the top ten.
Finally, with a career high 369 rushing yards, Rodgers moved into the Packers' top fifteen all-time, just passing James Starks on the career leaderboard.
Nelson’s amazing comeback season vaulted him into the Packers’ all-time top five in receiving yards, receptions, and touchdowns. With 63 scores, Nelson now behind only Sterling Sharpe (65) and Don Hutson (99) on the touchdown list.
Lacy’s disappointing season did see him make some small moves up the Packers’ all-time rushing list, passing Donny Anderson and Edgar Bennett to jump into the top ten. Even 360 unspectacular yards can make a difference!
Peppers needed six sacks to move from ninth to fifth all-time. He got 7.5, which also puts him at number 13 on the Packers’ career sack list.
You could hardly argue that Matthews’ 2016 was impressive, but his five sacks did put him three ahead of his dad, Clay Matthews II.
With 122 points in 2016, Crosby further solidified his hold on the Packers’ all-time scoring lead. He now has 1,267 points. Crosby is also now tied for tenth all-time in games played.