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Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
QB - #2 16.09 GB Active 10 years 31 6'2 225 @AaronRodgers12

2015 Outlook: Stud (low risk)

Last updated on Aug-20-2015 by Shawn Childs

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Aaron has a 70-33 career record with one Super Bowl title. Over those 103 starts, Rodgers has 225 passing TDs (2.2 per game). Although he's thrown more than 550 passes only once, his value is created by his high yards-per-attempt average (8.3 in 2014, 8.2 for his career) and penchant for throwing touchdowns (three seasons with 38 or more). Aaron battled a quad injury last year, which led to fewer rushing attempts (43 carries for 269 and two scores). Rodgers did most of his damage at home in 2014. Five of his eight 300-yard outings and 21 of his 38 passing TDs came at Lambeau Field. Aaron left some stats on the table as Green Bay just crushed most opponents when at home, averaging close to 40 points per game. His 65.6 completion rate was in line with his career resume, and Aaron has been one of the most accurate quarterbacks over the past six seasons. Rodgers has five 4,000-yard campaigns. There's no doubt Fantasy owners are well aware of his elite upside, but the challenge is determining if his success can be matched by another QB who will be available later in your draft. An owner then needs to weigh the upside of the RBs, WRs and TEs who get drafted around Rodgers. A Cowboys-Raiders-Cardinals finish in Weeks 14-16 offers big-time potential during the Fantasy playoffs. I expect him to put up 40-plus TDs and 4,500 passing yards in what should be a fun ride.


Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

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Aug-31-15 Packers WR Randall Cobb has history on his side to play Week 1

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb is in danger of missing Week 1 with a sprained AC joint in his shoulder. However, our very own Bill Huber from Packer Report wrote an excellent article explain why Cobb will be ready for Week 1. His research points to Cobb being active when the season kicks off. That game is 14 days away. For a recent comparable, Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson suffered a similar injury at practice on Aug. 6. He returned to practice on Aug. 23 — 17 days later — but has not played in the preseason. However, in a 2013 study of more than 720 NFL players sustaining AC sprains over the span of 12 seasons, the average time missed for players not requiring surgery was 9.8 days. Based on that timeline, Cobb would have the full practice week to get ready for Chicago."

Fantasy Analysis:

This is great news and an excellent report. The Packers desperately need Cobb for the season opener. He is now the WR1 with no truly proven wideouts behind him. After Jordy Nelson tore his ACL, Cobb's ADP spiked and rightfully so. He's now being drafted as the WR7. This is a fair price when you consider he's now Aaron Rodgers undisputed best option.

FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors

8/31 - Packers WR Randall Cobb has history on his side to play Week 1 Injury
8/29 - Packers WR Randall Cobb injures shoulder in Saturday's game Injury
8/24 - Packers WR Jordy Nelson's MRI confirms ACL tear Injury
8/23 - Packers WR Jordy Nelson injures knee, initial diagnosis is torn left ACL Injury
8/23 - Packers QB Aaron Rodgers spotted with his right wrist and forearm heavily wrapped on sidelines
8/20 - Packers WR Davante Adams 'had a heck of a camp'
8/17 - Packers WR Randall Cobb impressed the team ran 33 plays in first quarter
8/14 - Packers TE Richard Rodgers being featured in the red zone
8/7 - Aaron Rodgers plans to give Packers WR Davante Adams more 'opportunities' this season

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2014 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
4.04 #5 World Ranked - I normally wait much longer on QB, but it's tough to pass on my #1 QB in round 4. I'm not sure if I'd pick him again here if I get the chance.
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