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Would You Rather Draft…Aaron Rodgers or Andrew Luck?

In a Twitter request from @R_Spengler, the top 2 QBs heading into 2015 are sitting there as the best two options for you in your fantasy draft, which one do you choose as your quarterback? Andrew Luck is the future of the NFL and will be looked at as the future of the League for years. Aaron Rodgers is the epitome of consistency in the NFL. Who will it be for you in 2015?

Let’s start with some strengths and weaknesses of each player from a fantasy standpoint:

Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers):

Strengths –

  • Retained Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson heading into this season
  • Davante Adams, Jared Abbrederis, and Jeff Janis are young and talented with a year of NFL experience under their belts
  • Top 5 offensive line
  • Mobile quarterback who makes amazing plays outside the pocket
  • Richard Rodgers and Andrew Quarless played well down the stretch in 2014 and in the playoffs
  • Eddie Lacy could have a breakout year and really open up the offense

Weakness –

  • Eddie Lacy could take some more opportunities than in years past in the red-zone
  • Is there any?

Andrew Luck (Indianapolis Colts):

Strengths –

  • WRs: Andre Johnson, T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief, Phillip Dorsett, Duron Carter
  • TEs: Dwayne Allen, Coby Fleener
  • Reggie Wayne was injured and ineffective last year, now with the additions Andre Johnson & rookie Dorsett, even more weapons than ever before
  • Frank Gore offers production at the running back position that Luck has never had before taking the offense to another level, especially on play-action
  • Mobile quarterback who makes amazing plays outside the pocket


  • Are there too many mouths to feed?
  • Is there any?

The Argument for Rodgers over Luck:

True NFL veteran over the young pup, period. Rodgers does it year after year and will again in 2015. He has the same personnel that helped produce an excellent fantasy season in 2014. If anything, the potential is there for those younger players to develop and be more productive in this offense. The Lions defense has regressed, the Bears are transitioning into a 3-4 which will be a struggle for them in 2015, and the Vikings have the pieces to be an elite defense but still have to prove it. Rodgers is bound to have another 4,000+ yards and 35+ TD season in 2015!

The Argument for Luck over Rodgers:

Did you see the weapons that Andrew Luck will have in 2015? Just in case you didn’t: Andre Johnson, T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief, Phillip Dorsett, Dwayne Allen, Coby Fleener, and Frank Gore. There is talent all over the field and playmakers at every offensive position. Now with Frank Gore, the play-action game will be even more impressive than in 2014, which is hard to imagine because it was extremely productive last year. Luck could have a record-breaking year in 2015!

Would You Rather Draft Decision:

Andrew Luck (Indianapolis Colts)

This is the year Andrew Luck takes over the top spot in the question of “Who is the best quarterback in the NFL?” He has the weapons that can win inside the red-zone with jump balls or quick slants all over the field with after-the-catch ability from his weapons, and did I mention Luck can run and score a few touchdowns on the ground as well. Luck has had another year of experience and will be even better heading into 2015. Luck has the potential to break records this year with the weapons around him and he’s too good for me to pass on for me in 2015. It’s close, with Luck as 1A and Rodgers as 1B.

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I have always been an avid football enthusiast. The NFL Draft and Fantasy Football is my passion in the realm of football. I write Mock Drafts and inform readers of what is happening during the critical stages of the NFL Draft. I spend way too much time working through Fantasy Football analysis, situations, and thoughts; it is an issue. Follow on Twitter @Dan_R_Collins for Football info and the occasional joke or wisecrack.