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Quick Reads: Rodgers best playoff QB

Through the divisional round, the Packers signal-caller is performing at historic levels

Updated: January 17, 2011, 12:45 PM ET
By Bill Barnwell | Football Outsiders
Aaron RodgersChris Graythen/Getty ImagesAaron Rodgers is without a doubt the best remaining quarterback in the NFL playoffs.

Just one month ago, Aaron Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers seemed to be on their last leg. Rodgers was concussed and ruled out for a crucial game in Foxboro, while the Packers seemed likely to fall out of the playoff picture with a loss to the streaking New England Patriots. For yet another season, it seemed like the copious amounts of talent in Green Bay would fail to produce a deep run into the playoffs -- if the playoffs even loomed at all.

Bill Barnwell (@billbarnwell) is a staff writer for Grantland.

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