With the conclusion of Super Bowl XLVII, it’s time to preview the 2013 NFL fantasy football quarterback landscape.
1. Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers): In his fifth season as the starter, the former first-round pick (24th overall in 2005) continued to pile up the numbers, throwing for 4,295 yards and 39 touchdowns to just eight interceptions with a career-high 371 completions in 2012. That’s 84 TDs and 14 INTs the past two seasons.
2. Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints): His seventh season with the Saints wasn’t as sensational as his sixth in 2011, but Brees now has back-to-back 5,000-yard seasons and 89 touchdown passes. Are you serious? His 33 INTs over the past two years and lack of a ground game keeps Brees out of the top spot, but he’s close.
3. Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers): An absolute monster down the stretch, Newton didn’t deliver a ton of touchdowns through the air, but he was close to the 4,000-yard mark with 3,869 in 2012. Plus, the former 2011 No. 1 overall pick has r...