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What to do with Aaron Rodgers in Week 1 fantasy football

Can Aaron Rodgers perform at a high level against the Vikings on Sunday despite not getting an upgrade at wide receiver over the offseason?

Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers jogs across the field during Green Bay Packers Training Camp at Ray Nitschke Field on August 19, 2020 in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin. Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Aaron Rodgers managed to finish 2019 as a top 10 fantasy quarterback despite having one of the worst receiving corps in the NFL. He didn’t get any upgrades out wide over the offseason and lost Jimmy Graham to free agency, so he’ll likely have to depend on Davante Adams heavily in his Week 1 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. We’ll go over whether you should start or sit Rodgers in his season opener here.

Fantasy Football analysis: Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

Rodgers has seen a lot of the Vikings over the years, and he got the best of them twice last season. Neither of his performances were spectacular, as he averaged just 12.35 DKFP against them. On the bright side, Adams eclipsed 100 receiving yards in both regular season meetings. The Vikings have lost key personnel in their secondary and Green Bay believes its receivers have gotten better. I think Rodgers could improve in his second year in Matt LaFleur’s offense.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Rodgers should be a quality starter in season-long fantasy and DFS.