Aaron Rodgers Is Way Better Than Tom Brady and Peyton Manning According to This Incredible Stat

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Whether he was just ingratiating himself to his new quarterback Aaron Rodgers or not, tight end Martellus Bennett may have been on to something when he ranked the Green Bay Packers signal caller ahead of former teammate Tom Brady.

At least when it comes to the ratio of touchdowns to interceptions thrown among him and the 10 quarterbacks who have thrown for more scores than Rodgers.

The Packers QB sits at 297 touchdowns in his 12-year career. When he hits 300, he’ll have way (way, way, way, way) fewer interceptions than the 10 guys ahead of him had when they got there.

Assuming Rodgers doesn’t impossibly throw 28 picks before he tosses three touchdowns, he’ll be the first to hit that plateau with fewer than 100 interceptions.

Tom Brady will have the second-fewest with 115 picks when he got to 300.

If Rodgers throws one or no interceptions before his third TD of 2017, he’ll have half as many interceptions as the next-best guy. Half.

Here’s the full list of all 10 quarterbacks with more touchdowns, from Pro Football Talk:

Peyton Manning is the NFL’s all-time leader with 539 career touchdown passes. He had 152 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

Brett Favre threw 508 career touchdown passes. He had 175 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

Drew Brees has 465 career touchdown passes. He had 154 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

Tom Brady has 456 career touchdown passes. He had 115 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

Dan Marino threw 420 career touchdown passes. He had 169 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

Fran Tarkenton threw 342 career touchdown passes. He had 219 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

Eli Manning has 320 career touchdown passes. He had 205 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

Philip Rivers has 314 career touchdown passes. He had 146 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

Ben Roethlisberger has 301 career touchdown passes. He had 160 interceptions when he threw his 300th touchdown.

John Elway retired with exactly 300 career touchdown passes and 226 career interceptions.

Whoa.