Sportsbooks Set Over/Unders for Love

What will Jordan Love do for an encore after ranking among the NFL leaders with 4,159 passing yards and 32 touchdowns last year?
Jordan Love reacts after winning the home run derby during the Green Bay Charity Softball Game.
Jordan Love reacts after winning the home run derby during the Green Bay Charity Softball Game. / Wm. Glasheen/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin
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GREEN BAY, Wis. – Coming off a breakthrough debut season as the Green Bay Packers’ starting quarterback, what will Jordan Love do for an encore?

With the NFL Draft in the rearview mirror, the NFL schedule set to be released on Wednesday and organized team activities starting next week, FanDuel Sportsbook has over/unders for all the top quarterbacks.

After ranking seventh in the NFL with 4,159 passing yards in 2023, Love’s passing total has been set at 3,800.5 yards.

Last year, Love trounced the over/under by more than 800 yards thanks in large part to a sensational second half of the season in which he established himself as the team’s franchise quarterback.

“He has a lot of talent,” quarterbacks coach Tom Clements said last week. “He can throw the ball, can make any throw and he can throw it from different angles, which he had to do at times. That’s natural ability. Then you always have to factor in how your feet correspond with the route and when you can throw it on time, when you have to move can you make accurate throws?

“That’s really with Matt (Flynn) and Aaron (Rodgers), the offseason was the time where we really worked on that so, once the season came, they were ready to roll. Obviously now with the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, we don’t have as much time to do that with Jordan, so we try to build as much as we can, and probably we carry it over a little more into the season last year than we might have done with Aaron and Matt, so we continue to work on it throughout the year.”

Sticking in the NFC North:

Caleb Williams, the No. 1 overall pick by the Bears, has an over/under of 3,450.5 yards. That’s up from the opening total.

Jared Goff, who just received a massing contract extension from the Lions, has an over/under of 4,025.5 yards.

J.J. McCarthy, the first-round pick by the Vikings who will inherit the star pass-catching trio of Justin Jefferson, Jordan Addison and T.J. Hockenson, has an over/under of 3,025.5 yards.

Former Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who missed most of his first season with the Jets following a torn Achilles, is back for Year 2 with New York and has an over/under of 3,750.5 yards.

Love last season finished second in the league with 32 passing touchdowns. At DraftKings, Love’s over/unders are 3,900.5 yards and 29.5 touchdowns.

At BetMGM, Love has the ninth-shortest odds to lead the NFL in passing yards.

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Bill Huber, who has covered the Green Bay Packers since 2008, is the publisher of Packer Central, a Sports Illustrated channel. E-mail: packwriter2002@yahoo.com History: Huber took over Packer Central in August 2019. Twitter: https://twitter.com/BillHuberNFL Background: Huber graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he played on the football team, in 1995. He worked in newspapers in Reedsburg, Wisconsin Dells and Shawano before working at The Green Bay News-Chronicle and Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1998 through 2008. With The News-Chronicle, he won several awards for his commentaries and page design. In 2008, he took over as editor of Packer Report Magazine, which was founded by Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Nitschke, and PackerReport.com. In 2019, he took over the new Sports Illustrated site Packer Central, which he has grown into one of the largest sites in the Sports Illustrated Media Group.