Has Andrew Luck Become a Must-Start Fantasy Quarterback?

October 13, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There used to be a prevailing school of thought among fantasy football experts that rookie quarterbacks were simply too inconsistent to be relied upon as weekly fantasy starters, but much like the wing-T offense and Terrell Owens' self respect, those days appear to be long gone.
A quick glance at the top fantasy scorers at the quarterback position through five weeks this season shows a pair of first-year pro among the top 10 signal-callers in fantasy points per game, including one in the top five.
That top-five performer isn't the electrifying Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins but Andrew Luck, who was taken one spot ahead of Griffin in April's NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts.
Luck, who has thrown for 1,208 yards and seven touchdowns so far this season, is coming off the best game of his young career, passing for 362 yards in a comeback win over the Green Bay Packers that impressed interim head coach Bruce Arians, according to the team's website via ESPN.<...

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