Miserable Aaron Rodgers stat proves his greatest days are behind him
Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has sadly been beneath his greatest this season, and he appears to be previous his prime.
Beloved Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was as soon as among the best quarterbacks within the NFL. Simply final 12 months, he received his second straight NFL MVP.
However he’s, sadly, being outperformed by the youthful star quarterbacks now, reminiscent of Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen. And admittedly, it’s not even shut.
Aaron Rodgers has performed 16 consecutive video games with out reaching 300 passing yards. That simply would not occur with nice QBs in right now’s NFL. Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen have every had eight 300-yard video games since Rodgers’ final one.
— Michael David Smith (@MichaelDavSmith) November 18, 2022
Rodgers had good seasons over the previous two seasons, averaging a completion proportion of 69.8 over 8,414 yards with a mean of eight yards per go and 85 touchdowns. Mahomes had a barely decrease completion proportion and roughly 1,000 extra yards. Allen had roughly the identical completion proportion as Mahomes and roughly the identical yards as Rodgers.
He continues to carry an awesome completion proportion and quantity of touchdowns, however his passing yards have been on a gradual decline over the previous few years.
This season, Rodgers hasn’t recorded a single recreation with 300 yards. Gamers are likely to lose ability as they age, and that sadly appears to be occurring to Rodgers as he’s performed within the NFL since 2005, solely with the Packers.
Rodgers’ time with the Packers could also be coming to an finish quickly, and although it’s bittersweet, it’s mandatory for the event of the staff.
The Packers ought to get thinking about quarterback choices
Although they actually aren’t the worst staff within the league, they’ve misplaced a number of steam through the years and have a number of room for enchancment. Rodgers has been dependable for a few years, however he’s shedding steam as properly and including a brand new quarterback will surely assist transfer Inexperienced Bay in the proper path.
Rodgers isn’t a nasty participant and continues to be making an impression, however he’s displaying many indicators of slowing down and it’s greatest to be proactive and put together a backup to step up or signal somebody who may exchange him when the time comes.
Sadly, Rodgers simply isn’t pulling the identical outcomes because the youthful stars anymore, however his impression on the Packers franchise will all the time be noticeable.