2022 Packers Fantasy Football Preview: Can Aaron Rodgers keep rolling without Davante Adams?
The Packers are really going to test how good Aaron Rodgers can be
without help at receiver after trading Davante Adams this offseason.
Rodgers is coming off consecutive MVP seasons, but the
degree of difficulty just keeps getting higher with Allen Lazard, Sammy
Sammy Watkins, and Christian Watson set to be his top targets atwide receiver.
Rodgers has averaged 27 points per game in seven without Davante
Adams since the start of the 2019 season, when Matt LaFleur became
the Packers head coach, compared to 23 per game with Adams active.
So ... great, nothing to worry about, right?
Well, no, not exactly. The sample size is very small, and spread over
multiple seasons with different supporting casts, so you can't just
point to that and say Rodgers will be fine.
He's needed 8.7 yards per attempt and a whopping 7.9% touchdown
rate in those seven games, and while reached those twice in 14 seasons as a starter.