Found August 14, 2013 on PPR Fantasy Football:
Aaron Rodgers is great. But you still shouldn’t draft him in the first round of your fantasy football draft. The Shakespearien soliloquy has nothing on this fantasy question that seems to be more popular than ever in 2013.  In fact, I actually am finding myself growing more irritable as each new day seemingly brings the same question:  ”Should I consider drafting a quarterback in the first round?”  Irritable isn’t exactly correct, but it works well enough to illustrate my level of emotion tied to this topic … at least for this year. And there’s the rub. Two years ago I had performed an informal survey of those fantasy players who won championship games.  The question was a simple one:  “At what positional rank did your QB1 finish?” The reason why the question had become so important to me was I was beginning to see a growing trend, in that the point disparity achievable by having a top five quarterback week-in, week-out, was potentially too much of an advantage to ignore. Coupled wi...

Green Bay Packers: Shutout by Arizona Cardinals 17-0

Tyrone Walker (Photo Credit: Jim Biever/ The Green Bay Packers were shutout in their preseason opener 17-0 by the Arizona Cardinals.  After stopping the Cardinals on their first drive, the Packers got the ball and drove right down the field.  Most of that yardage came after Aaron Rodgers connected with James Jones for a 50 yard gain that got the Packers all the way...

Rodgers feels bad for Johnny Manziel

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says things were much different when he was in college and the way it is now makes him feel bad for Johnny Manziel.

Packers' Rodgers set for another big season

Mind, body, soul, wallet - it definitely is good to be Aaron Rodgers. Set to turn 30 in December, the Green Bay quarterback believes he is in tip-top shape, his intellect and grasp of the offense have never been sharper, his role as the team's leader is unquestioned and, as the NFL's highest-paid player after his five-year, $110 million contract extension in April, his future...

Fantasy football: Is Aaron Rodgers still a top fantasy quarterback?

 (Via No, it’s not PED’s  or steroids like Aaron Rodgers’ best buddy Ryan Braun, but Rodgers could have a little more difficult of a season in 2013. This past week Green Bay Packers’ left tackle Bryan Bulaga tore his ACL during training camp. The injury is crucial to the Packers’ offense as Bulaga was in charge of protecting Rodgers’ blind side...

Aaron Rodgers worked on his deep ball during the offseason

  Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told Peter King of that every offseason he focus’  on a couple of things he wants to improve. This past offseason Rodgers worked on his deep throws. “Tom Brady told me after the ’07 season — we got to play a little golf, and I picked his brain — that you should work on at least one or two things every off-season,” Rodgers...

Aaron Rodgers: I feel bad for Johnny Manziel

When it comes to the many adventures of Johnny Manziel, there are generally two lines of thought. On one side, you have people who think he is a spoiled college kid who needs to focus less on partying and more on football. On the other, there are people who say a 20-year-old kid is entitled […]

Aaron Rodgers: “I feel bad for Johnny Manziel”

The Johnny Manziel reality show has had everyone in the sports world talking. The latest person is Aaron Rodgers who was asked about the media by Peter King but went on to talk about Johnny Manziel: “I feel bad for Johnny Manziel. I mean, he’s made some decisions … I just think, he’s a 20-year-old kid, and I wish he could just live like a 20-year-old. “Ten years ago, when...

Donald Driver Says Aaron Rodgers Wouldn’t Pretend His WRs Didn’t Make Mistakes

Just for the record Driver also said the Packers would win the Super Bowl and Aaron Rodgers is one of the best quarterbacks in the league. Unfortunately for Driver it was his other quote that caught the attention of everyone else. “We’ve always said that the quarterback is the one that needs to take the pressure off everyone else. If a guy runs the wrong route, it’s easy for...

Driver Latest To Question Rodgers

An exasperated Mike McCarthy defends his quarterback after Donald Driver said "sometimes you may not feel like you got (the right leadership)" from Aaron Rodgers.

Aaron Rodgers: Passing numbers might go down

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says his arms and legs feel fresh, which he attributes to coming into camp in the best shape of his career and to a reduced workload. Rodgers is on a snap count in training camp for the first time in his nine-year career. “It’s been a lot lighter, and I’ve appreciated it,” 

Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys Quarterbacks Take a Little Target Practice

When Aaron Rodgers showed off his accuracy with the deep ball early in training camp fans in attendance and on the internet were impressed. Hitting such a deep target is no easy thing--although it would have been interesting to see him do it multiple times...but I digress... Tony Romo and the other Dallas Cowboys quarterbacks were showing off their skills at practice recently...

Fantasy Football 2013: Why You Shouldn't Draft a Quarterback in the First Round

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="655"] Aaron Rodgers is great. But you still shouldn't draft him in the first round of your fantasy football draft.[/caption] The Shakespearien soliloquy has nothing on this fantasy question that seems to be more popular than ever in 2013.  In fact, I actually am finding myself growing more irritable as...

Packers vs Rams: What to Watch For

The Packers first preseason game did not go as smoothly as most would have hoped.  They were shut out 17-0 at home at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals, and aside from their first offensive possession they were unable to sustain drives when Aaron Rodgers exited the game. As coach Mike McCarthy said after the game there was plenty of room to grow, and he was right, but where exactly...
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