Of course not. Championships are not the lone hallmark of success. They can’t be in team sports.
That’s why, ultimately, I believe we’ll have an Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady debate to determine who is the greatest QB of all-time. Brady has five rings, and nobody is catching him. He’s the greatest quarterback winner in NFL history, there’s no debate about that.
But “best quarterback” is much tougher to quantify. Rodgers can beat you with his legs, he’s got a better arm than Brady, there’s nobody better at taking advantage of a free play.
And then there’s the Bill Belichick factor. Best coach in NFL history.
What I kept coming back to for the last few years was Brady’s clutch 4th quarters in the Super Bowl. Biggest stage, biggest moment, and he delivered.
MVP awards? Two apiece. First team All-Pro QB? Also two apiece. what is his