NFL analyst questions Aaron Rodgers’ risk-averse style, calling for more aggression: “He has an elite arm, not taking advantage of it”

While having a discussion over the top 40 quarterbacks, Chris Simms couldn’t put a limit on his disappointment over Aaron Rodgers’s declining performance this season which took him to eighth position from five of the previous year.

The annual ranking of the quarterbacks gained vast popularity over the years and many NFL fans wait eagerly to get a sneak peek of the list which might contain their favorite QB’s name there. Amid anticipation and speculation over the list, let’s find out why the analysts said so about the Jets QB.

NFL analyst throws subtle jab at Aaron Rodgers

Chris Simms is a former football quarterback who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, and Denver Broncos during his tenure. After ending a satisfying career, he got the job as a coaching assistant for the New England Patriots.

Later, in 2013, he chose a different career path and became a sports analyst. Currently, he is working as a full-time sports analyst for NBC.
Lately, his comments over Aaron Rodgers’ declining rank in the top 40 quarterbacks attained much attention from the media. He openly expressed his own version of analysis over why Aaron Rodgers’ athletic is facing a sharp downturn.

He called out, “Way too conservative for the talent he has.” Chris considers that the former Packers star has the potential to surpass any top player on the field, but he isn’t utilizing his capacity to the fullest.

The analysts’ insinuations seem justified as Rodgers indeed possesses great throwing abilities but seems afraid to take risks in the field.

Why is Aaron Rodgers considered so good?

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Undoubtedly, the four-time MVP has had a terrible season this year but one bad summer can’t define the whole weather. Previously, the quarterback has exhibited his talents as the most accurate footballer of the decade who seems to have blended a lot of great qualities within him.

Besides, no one in the NFL seems to have such strong arms as him that are unique in their velocity and strength. Over the years, his completion percentage has evolved beyond the ordinary levels making him a formidable quarterback of all time.

Do you think Aaron Rodgers can replace Tom Brady in the long run? Share your opinion in the comment section below.

Golenur Aktar

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Golenur Aktar is a writer and made her debut in the 'Pen & Paper' industry holding the hands of Sportszion. She ignited her writing craze from Biography articles and now writes about NFL.


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