Josh Rosen

4 Most Likely Trade Destinations for Josh Rosen

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When the Arizona Cardinals hired Texas Tech's offensive guru, Kliff Kingsbury, most naturally assumed he was brought in to revive Josh Rosen's career. However, that may not be the case, especially since footage came out of Kingsbury saying he would pick Kyler Murray No. 1 if he could, which the Cardinals can considering they have the No. 1 pick in the draft. If the Cardinals do decide to move on from Josh Rosen, we think these are the four best landing spots for the second-year quarterback.  

4. Jacksonville Jaguars

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The Jacksonville Jaguars' fearsome defense tailed off this year, and the team fell to 5-11 because Blake Bortles and the offense only averaged 15.3 points per game (31st in the NFL). The Jaguars will be looking for a replacement at quarterback this offseason, but there are no clear-cut options in this year's draft. If Josh Rosen is indeed made available, the Jaguars should be able to acquire him for the seventh overall pick. Rosen would make  an excellent fit in Jacksonville, as he could develop as a game manager while the Jaguars' defense shuts down opponents. 

3. New England Patriots

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This may feel counter-intuitive at first, but there were quite a few rumors that the New England Patriots were interested in Josh Rosen before the draft last year. New England has a lot of extra draft picks this year, and they could put together a unique package for the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals have holes all over the roster, as they were near the bottom of the league in pretty much every major statistical category this season. One draft pick won't fix those kind of structural flaws, so grabbing multiple picks from the Patriots makes a ton of sense. From New England's perspective, they obviously need to find a long-term replacement for Tom Brady, and Josh Rosen might be the best young quarterback whose actually available.

2. Denver Broncos

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The Denver Broncos are another quarterback-needy team, and they would likely be ecstatic if Rosen became available. There was a lot of speculation that the Broncos would select a quarterback with the No. 4 overall pick last year, but John Elway ultimately went with Bradley Chubb. While Chubb was excellent as a rookie, the Broncos' decision to pass on a quarterback and sign Case Keenum was surprising. Keenum led the Broncos offense to 20.6 points per game this season, so they clearly need an upgrade at the position.

1. New York Giants

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The New York Giants would be the best, and most interesting, fit for Josh Rosen. Rosen seems to love the big stage, as his interviews are always good for a controversial quote or two. If the New York Giants don't love Dwayne Haskins or Kyler Murray, trading the sixth overall pick for Rosen almost makes too much sense. Giants' head coach Pat Shurmur could work wonders with the mercurial quarterback, and Rosen could be the final piece to the Giants' rebuild. Ultimately, if Josh Rosen gets to play with Odell Beckham Jr. and Saquon Barkley, he could finally remind everyone why he's known as "The Chosen One." 

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