Everybody within the NFL is outwardly ready for the New York Jets to agree with the Inexperienced Bay Packers on the parameters of an Aaron Rodgers commerce.
The longer term Corridor of Fame quarterback stated he needed to affix the Jets for the 2023 season, however since he’s nonetheless beneath contract with Inexperienced Bay, he may have to take action by way of commerce.
Jets common supervisor Joe Douglas says issues are shifting ahead, albeit slowly.
Joe Douglas stated there had been productive conversations with the Packers, however they weren’t the place they wanted to be. He stated there was no sense of urgency proper now.
— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) March 27, 2023
Rodgers had a dismal 2022 season with the Packers, because the workforce fell to an 8-9 document and missed the playoffs as his manufacturing plummeted.
His completion proportion went from 68.9% to 64.6% and he threw simply 26 landing passes, down from 37 in 2021.
A few of that might be attributed to the departure of star receiver Davante Adams final offseason, however on the similar time Rodgers turned 39 on the finish of final season, and it was his fifteenth season as a starter at full-time.
Whereas Inexperienced Bay’s roster was fairly anemic final season, New York appears to be constructing a winner.
They’ve reigning Offensive Rookie of the Yr and Defensive Rookie of the Yr in large Garrett Wilson and cornerback Sauce Gardner, respectively, and in addition introduced in Allen Lazard, one in all Rodgers’ favourite receivers on the current years in Inexperienced Bay.
Rodgers may make the Jets a contender, however the AFC has gotten even stronger, and a playoff berth will not essentially be a lock for them.
The truth is, some would possibly count on them to be solely the third-best workforce in their very own division behind the mighty Buffalo Payments and the enhancing Miami Dolphins.
Jets GM provides newest replace on Aaron Rodgers commerce talks