The Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos both failed to make the NFL playoffs last season, albeit in slightly different ways.
Denver’s collapse after giving up the farm for Russell Wilson was obviously more embarrassing. Green Bay could at least point to Aaron Rodgers being dinged up for half the year as cause for the team’s lackluster performance.
But at the end of the day both squads were bad – and changes are on the horizon for each.
Although it is unclear whether Rodgers or Jordan Love will be the Packers’ starter in 2023-24, either way, they will need some help.
As noted by the NFL Analysis Network, a win-win for both the Broncos and Packers has presented itself in the form of a trade centered around wide receiver Jerry Jeudy.
“Jeudy would be a nice addition, giving the Packers three young wide receivers to build their offense around,” the report read.
“Christian Watson and Romeo Doubs both showed flashes as rookies, but bringing in someone with a little more experience and a No. 1 skill set would benefit both of them.”
What would this cost Green Bay? Conversations would start around “a second and fourth-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft” and progress from there.
Given the mass exodus the Packers have experienced at wide receiver over the past two years, reloading at the position should be a huge priority. It doesn’t matter whether Rodgers or Love is at the helm of the offense – both need capable hands to throw to.
Jeudy played the role of the good soldier last year and defended Wilson when reports emerged that his teammates hated him and didn’t go to his party, but that doesn’t mean he would want to sacrifice another year of his prime for the man.
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At 23, Jeudy is on the precipice of being one of the NFL’s biggest stars. He just needs to land in the right situation.
The Packers could be that.
Will Green Bay and Denver ultimately be able to make something happen in the offseason? Time will tell.
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