Aaron Rodgers
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By Ryan Dorfman, Packers Correspondent, Sat, Aug 30th 7:53pm EDT

Aaron Rodgers finished the pre-season with 267 passing yards, 3 TD's, and no INT's.

Fantasy Impact: Rodgers is certainly playing with a chip on his shoulder. Even with a Super Bowl Ring, he still feels he has something to prove. Rodgers completed 60.6% of his passes during the pre-season and looks to be a top candidate for MVP.

By Joe Webster, Packers Correspondent, Sun, Aug 17th 11:43am EDT

Rodgers completed 11 of his 13 passes for 128 yards and touchdown in two drives in his preseason debut. (Source: Rob Demovsky of ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, Rodgers already looks like "he is in mid-season form." He marched down the field on his first drive and capped it off with a 3-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb. His second drive almost ended in another touchdown, this time to Jordy Nelson, but was called back on a penalty. Aaron Rodgers looks like he will be leading one of the most productive offenses in the league this season and seems to be a lock as one of the top three fantasy quarterbacks.

By Eric Anderson, Packers Correspondent, Wed, Aug 13th 9:40am EDT

"Really I'm more interested in what happens on the other side of his performance, particularly in the passing game," coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday. "But Aaron, he needs to get out there and play just like we do every year." The plan calls for Rodgers to get the most playing time in the second and third preseason games, though with relatively limited snaps. (Source: Associated Press (Madison.com))

Fantasy Impact: The battle behind Rodgers for the QB2 spot is where most will cast their gaze, as Scott Tolzien battles Matt Flynn. However, this will be the first live, game action for Rodgers and new Packers' center J.C. Tretter. They've been building chemistry during the offseason, but it will be interesting for fantasy owners to keep an eye on how that translates to the field with an actual opponent. Though, Rodgers has proven his ability to excel with any center over the years.

By Dakota Mitchell, Packers Correspondent, Wed, Aug 6th 12:17pm EDT

"As good as he already is, you think it's kind of hard for him to get better," Cobb told USA TODAY Sports. "But with the way he prepared himself this off-season physically, I think his mental state is in a different world, in a different realm right now, and he's been killing it so far in training camp." (Source: USA Today)

Fantasy Impact: Aaron Rodgers is already atop many draft boards, checking in as the #1 QB quite often. So news that he is getting better should quell any doubters that believe the 30 year-old might be rusty coming off an injury plagued season. The offense outside of Rodgers has improved with a powerful running game, loads of talent at WR and TE, and a much improved O-Line. But even if they aren't ready, Aaron is. "I feel great," Rodgers said. "I paid a lot of attention to my body and nutrition, yoga, flexibility and stuff this off-season in hopes of this being the halfway point of my career — playing nine (seasons) and trying to get nine more."

By Ryan Dorfman, Packers Correspondent, Mon, Jul 28th 9:55pm EDT

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers look to speed things up a bit this year. The goal has been set for the offense to run 75 plays per game. Last season they averaged 67 per game. (Source: ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: We are looking at approximately 27 additional passing yards per game from Rodgers, granted the offense runs 75 plays. For a QB who averaged 281 Y/G last season, an uptick from 281 to 308 yards may be the difference between a loss or a win for your team.

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