It wasn’t long ago that we were talking about Jared Goff as the next Ryan Leaf. I felt similarly about him until I did some research before the start of last season that led me to believe maybe he wasn’t as bad as we all thought. After all, Eli Manning and Matthew Stafford had similar starts to their careers and turned out to be fantasy relevant.
Flash forward to this season, and many are now ranking Goff between 8 and 12 of in their dynasty quarterback rankings. What if I told you that’s still too low? I know rankings are subjective, but I have Goff ranked as my QB5, so please journey with me into the mystery that is my brain to find out why.
Just in case you didn’t click what I linked above, I thought it was important to examine Goff’s history. I mentioned Eli Manning earlier and in my opinion, he’s one of the best comparisons. In fact, here is a table of the two players two seasons into their career: