Dean from Leavenworth, IN
Groundhog Day? So, what year will the Packers be trading future Hall of Fame quarterback Jordan Appreciate to the Jets?
I am certain Packers fans would be thrilled with such situation unfolding. Quarterbacks are currency in this sport. At the finish of the day, it really is a predicament just about every NFL would enjoy to be in.
Losing superstars who have been element of your football loved ones is hard. I am sad about the departures of Davante Adams and Aaron Rodgers. They delivered moments that brought smiles to the faces of millions of fans, and for that I am thankful. In understanding that the tenure of just about every player will inevitably come to an finish, I am also thankful that their departures have resulted in draft capital (certainly the Rodgers deal is not finalized however) that will assist ease the transition to some degree.
In the NFL, that wheel never ever stops turning. As we talked about earlier this week, Joe Montana was traded, Peyton Manning was reduce, and Tom Brady left New England as a totally free agent. Brett Favre was traded for a third-round choose. Dave Robinson was traded for a second-round choose. Herb Adderley was traded to Dallas for Malcolm Walker and Clarence Williams.
Mark from San Antonio, TX
Now that we have path at QB1, do you have a sense how the players are feeling (pondering of what Aaron Jones stated a small although back, lobbying for AR to return)? I, personally, am particularly excited for the era of Jordan Appreciate.
Effectively, Jones was equally complementary of Appreciate, as well. De’Vondre Campbell also had sort words for the young QB’s readiness through his look on the Appleton Post-Crescent’s Clubhouse Reside final year. I could not inform you how players really feel appropriate now other than Appreciate has earned the respect of the locker space more than the final there years. I really feel confident in saying that.
Joe from Ormond Beach, FL
I submit my nominee for most worthwhile Packer for the upcoming season: Tom Clements. Rodgers was a operate in progress out of college and credits Clements for building him into the quarterback he became. I do not believe it really is a coincidence Jordan Appreciate showed dramatic improvement this previous year below Clements’ leadership. I hope he is nicely-compensated.
He’s 1 of the most effective in this organization. Clements is particularly intelligent person who has a Midas touch for teaching footwork and fundamentals – two regions I felt Appreciate showed important development final season. Clements possesses substantial knowledge mentoring young QBs (Rodgers, Matt Flynn and Kyler Murray). He also helped get the most out of Tommy Maddox in Pittsburgh and Kelly Holcomb in Buffalo. Clements was constructed for this assignment.
Jeff from Indian Lake, NY
As inevitable as it has felt for some time now, there is element of me that nevertheless cannot think I will never ever see Aaron Rodgers don the green and gold once more. Now we collectively turn the web page to the Jordan Appreciate era. He has handled his apprenticeship below “12” with correct professionalism. I appear forward to his subsequent interview. I am eager to hear his point of view on all that is occurred and his take on the future of the franchise. He’s waited a lengthy time for this moment, go out and seize it!
Once again, this is a method and there is nevertheless operate to be accomplished. But Jordan Appreciate has stated all the appropriate points and accomplished all the things the Packers have asked. Appreciate also has been a respectful apprentice below Rodgers and never ever raised a fuss. There could possibly be a lot of unknowns about Jordan Appreciate as a QB, but I believe we’ve discovered the form of man he is.
Matthew from Clarkston, MI
If (when) Appreciate and the Packers continue down the productive path with winning seasons, do you believe a multiyear QB improvement/transition method would be emulated by other teams? In my opinion, there is a advantage to understand the NFL QB position and slow the game down prior to taking handle of the reins. But with the possible quick lives of NFL coaches and GMs, perhaps this is not attainable in other NFL markets.
I do not know if QBs will need to wait 3 complete seasons, but far as well a lot of teams throw rookies out there when A) they are not prepared and B) their offensive help is not steady. Teams could possibly get by with 1 of these points becoming correct, but not each. In this certain case, I do not believe a young QB could ask for a improved offense to step into. The Packers have two Pro Bowl-caliber offensive linemen defending Love’s blindside, speed on the perimeter and a pair of veterans tying the backfield collectively.
Not a query, just a believed. Now that it seems AR will not be playing for the Packers, I think it really is time for Packer Nation to rally behind JL and assist this young man get his era off to a wonderful begin. Seeking forward to what the future brings for JL and the Packer organization as a entire. Can the salary cap hit for AR be mitigated in any manner? Thank you for all the wonderful operate you do to hold Packer Nation up to date.
One particular issue that aids Green Bay is Appreciate is nevertheless on his rookie contract. That provides the Packers far more breathing space than a year from now, when Appreciate would either be playing on a assured fifth-year selection exercised or getting into unrestricted totally free agency.