These days, to be a New York Giants fan, you must be a glutton for misery. Maybe that’s why I’m about to defend my second NFC East rival quarterback of the off-season. First it was Dak Prescott, now it’s Carson Wentz.
Recently, Ryan McDowell mentioned that Kyler Murray was currently a top eight dynasty quarterback according to ADP. In response, I listed some of my personal top eight which include (not in order): Patrick Mahomes, Deshaun Watson, Andrew Luck, Baker Mayfield, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Carson Wentz, and Jared Goff.
I wasn’t all that surprised to hear that some people would rank Murray ahead of Goff, though I wouldn’t. What I was surprised by was how many people said they’d take Murray over Wentz. So, here I am, just a guy standing in front of a fantasy sports audience, asking them to love Wentz.
I understand love takes time, so let’s see what we can do to accelerate that process. By now, you all know I like to look at careers to date. Well, Wentz is one of 16 quarterbacks to throw for 10,000 or more passing yards three seasons into his career: