The Green Bay Packers and New York Jets have but to agree on a commerce bundle for four-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers, however a brand new report reveals what the Packers need.
The Packers reportedly need a 2023 second-round choose and a assured 2024 first-round choose from the Jets for Rodgers, in line with Yahoo Sports activities’ Charles Robinson.
Robinson reported the commerce bundle on the “Wilde and Tausch” present on ESPN Milwaukee, including the Packers are prepared to supply draft compensation to New York if Rodgers decides to retire after the 2023 season.
So what’s the holdup on the deal? Robinson says Jets owner Woody Johnson doesn’t need to give a assured first-rounder to the Packers.
There’s a chance Rodgers does retire, however that doesn’t appear to be what’s making Johnson hesitant in regards to the provide. As an alternative, he’s reportedly what occurred to the Denver Broncos final 12 months once they went all in on a quarterback.
Russell Wilson was traded by the Seattle Seahawks to the Broncos in alternate for his or her 2022 and 2023 first-round picks amongst different items, and that didn’t work out for the Broncos.
Beneath head coach Nathaniel Hackett, who’s now the Jets’ offensive coordinator, the Broncos have been final within the AFC West because the offense led by Wilson struggled. Hackett was fired earlier than ending his first 12 months as a head coach.
There’s quite a lot of time left earlier than coaching camp kicks off, however the Jets would love Rodgers within the constructing sooner slightly than later to get acclimated along with his new coaches and teammates. He does have a historical past with Hackett’s offense, although, as a result of they labored collectively in Inexperienced Bay.
Robinson says the Packers and Jets have “parameters” for a deal in place, but it surely hasn’t reached the end line.
Rodgers famous on “The Pat McAfee Present” he intends to play for the Jets this season.