The best fantasy football QBs, No. 1: Aaron Rodgers

The King doesn’t give up his throne because of one substandard season, especially when he was without his best receiver for the entire year. It was borderline remarkable what Rodgers was able to accomplish last season with the weapons at his disposal. Despite lacking a true deep threat or anyone who could consistently create separation, Rodgers threw for 3,821 yards and 31 touchdowns against eight interceptions. His YPA cratered to 6.68, a direct result of Jordy Nelson’s absence. In 2014, Rodgers put up 10.06 YPA on balls thrown to Nelson, and the duo hooked up for 19 passes of at least 20 yards. Now that Rodgers has his true No. 1 receiver back in the fold, there’s nothing to stop him from getting back to the top of his position this season.

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