Mike Ditka says Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback in the world

. the talent is phenomenal. The guy up in Green Bay [Aaron Rodgers], I think is the best in football. But thats my opinion. I like what he does, and I like his leadership qualities. And I think thats the other thing you have to look at. He has to be the guy in charge. And the team has to know it. Ditka, a former head coach of both the Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints, also picked Rodgers as the one player he would have like to have the opportunity to coach. How could I say that I wouldnt want to coach [Johnny] Unitas or Bart Starr? Theres been so many great ones.

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Ditka: Aaron Rodgers ‘Best in Football’

. . the talent is phenomenal, said Ditka. The guy up in Green Bay [Aaron Rodgers], I think is the best in football. But thats my opinion. I like what he does, and I like his leadership qualities. And I think thats the other thing you have to look at. He has to be the guy in charge. And the team has to know it. And of all the quarterbacks who have played in the NFL, Ditka would have liked to coach Rodgers the Homepage most.

Mike Ditka on Aaron Rodgers: ‘Best in football’

At the top, you have Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, both of whom are widely considered to be among the top five quarterbacks of all-time. Just below them is a steller list that includes Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Joe Flacco, and Matthew Stafford. In addition to these standout veterans is a crop of young, and mostly dual threat talents that includes Cam Newton, Colin Kaepernick, Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck, and Russell Wilson. Nevertheless, according to Mike Ditka, it is Rodgers that stands out above the crowd. The legendary former coach told the Chicago Sun-Times that the Green Bay signal caller is the best in the business: I look at guys like [Tom] Brady and [Drew] Brees… the talent is phenomenal. The guy up in Green Bay [Aaron Rodgers], I think is the best in football. But thats my opinion. I like what he does, and I like his leadership qualities. And I think thats the other thing you have to look at. He has to be the guy in charge.

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