Without a doubt, there are many questions in “Titletown” surrounding their MVP quarterback. After seemingly drafting his replacement instead of weapons to improve the team for this past season, there has been added contention between Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
Still, Rodgers expressed his interest in returning to Green Bay and playing out his career with the team that drafted him. But for this to happen, changes will need to occur. These are three moves the Packers can make to appease Rodgers.
1. Draft Him a Weapon
Last NFL Draft was loaded with receiving talent. The Packers saw this and decided to avoid the position altogether. Rodgers still needs a reliable secondary weapon to Davante Adams. With this draft also loaded with wide receiver talent, it would be wiser and cheaper for the Packers to draft a pass catcher instead of signing one in free agency.
2. Re-Sign Corey Linsley
The contract is up for center Corey Linsley. He was the top-graded center in the league by Pro Football Focus, and it would be wise for the Packers to re-sign him. It would also surely make Rodgers happier. He already has the chemistry with Linsley with his cadence and the overall snap, and Linsley also helps to keep Rodgers upright.
3. Trade Away Jordan Love
Rodgers wants to feel secure, respected and wanted. Drafting Jordan Love last season certainly did not make him feel secure or wanted for the long term. Rodgers also voiced his desire for them to draft an offensive weapon in the first round, and the team ignored this completely, drafting a player that contributed nothing to this past season's success. Along with a contract re-negotiation and extension for Rodgers, trading away Love while he may still have value would show the commitment the organization has to Rodgers.
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