Salem, OR — As the 2K Online Franchise season races on, the quarterback leaderboard for passing yards has started to take shape, and some familiar faces, as well as a few surprises, have emerged as the early frontrunners. With two weeks of intense gridiron action behind us, it’s time to take a closer look at the top passers who are lighting up the league with their arm strength and accuracy.
1. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills – 719 yards
The leader in the passing yards category is none other than the Buffalo Bills’ star quarterback, Josh Allen. Known for his rocket arm and ability to make deep throws look routine, Allen has been nothing short of spectacular. In his most recent outing against the Las Vegas Raiders, Allen added 231 yards to his tally, helping secure a victory for the Bills. His poise and precision in the pocket have been key in maintaining his position atop the passing yards leaderboard.
2. Aaron Rodgers, New York Jets – 717 yards
Aaron Rodgers, the seasoned veteran, has settled into his new role with the New York Jets remarkably well. With a remarkable 351-yard performance against the Dallas Cowboys in a thrilling victory, Rodgers made a strong statement. This puts him in second place, just a hair’s breadth away from overtaking Allen in the passing yards race. As one of the league’s most gifted passers, Rodgers continues to amaze fans with his accuracy and football IQ.
3. C.J. Stroud, Houston Texans – 645 yards
One of the league’s rising stars, C.J. Stroud of the Houston Texans, has showcased tremendous potential, throwing for a total of 645 yards. His standout performance came in week 2 against the Indianapolis Colts, where he tallied 328 passing yards. While the Texans have faced challenges this season, Stroud’s emergence as a capable field general is an encouraging sign for the franchise’s future.
4. Justin Fields, Chicago Bears – 590 yards
The Chicago Bears’ young gun, Justin Fields, has been turning heads with his playmaking ability. Although the Bears have faced some adversity, Fields has still managed to accumulate 590 passing yards. In a high-scoring game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Fields threw for an impressive 379 yards. His combination of arm strength and mobility makes him a promising prospect for the Windy City.
5. Jordan Love, Green Bay Packers – 556 yards
Jordan Love, who took over the starting role for the Green Bay Packers, has put up 556 passing yards. Love’s efforts were highlighted in a close contest against the Atlanta Falcons, where he threw for 283 yards in a losing effort. Although the Packers have faced challenges in adjusting to life without Aaron Rodgers, Love’s performance is a glimmer of hope for the team.
As Season 28 unfolds, it’s anyone’s guess who will ultimately finish as the league’s passing yards leader. The race is heating up, with some of the game’s most talented quarterbacks vying for the top spot. Whether it’s the seasoned veterans like Rodgers or the young, emerging stars like Stroud and Fields, football fans can expect an exciting battle to see who will come out on top and lead their team to glory.
Stay tuned for more thrilling action as the quarterbacks continue to air it out and pile on the passing yards.