Carson Wentz or Aaron Rodgers?

Updated: Aug 14, 2020

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Aaron Rodgers is a no doubt Hall of Famer and Carson Wentz is only in his 5th year in the NFL and has much work to do if he ever wants to make the Hall of Fame.

It may seem foolish to compare the two, but the question has to be asked; could Carson Wentz be better than the current day Aaron Rodgers?

Overall stats

First we will look at the overall numbers which are quite similar and no decisive claim can be made to definitively say one quarterback is better than the other.

For this reason we must examine the numbers in different statistical categories to get a clearer picture of which quarterback has performed better the past 3 seasons.

Conversion Percentage

Converting first downs is an area where Aaron Rodgers has regressed from his earlier years:

Pre-2017 season/2017-2019 seasons

  • 1st down- 29.3%/24.6% (-4.7%)

  • 2nd down-36.5%/35.8% (-0.7%)

  • 3rd do