One other Aaron Rodgers transplant sees main distinction in QB as a New York Jet
One other New York Jets newcomer and one-time member of the Inexperienced Bay Packers had some optimistic ideas about quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
A few of the new additions to the New York Jets this offseason are apparent, particularly when you think about the crew’s most distinguished new face. In fact, a variety of them relate to the franchise buying four-time NFL MVP and Tremendous Bowl XLV champion Aaron Rodgers from the Green Bay Packers through commerce in late April.
Broad receiver Randall Cobb was a second-round draft alternative by the Packers in 2011 and performed in 10 totally different seasons with Rodgers behind middle. Receiver Allen Lazard spent the earlier 5 seasons with the prolific signal-caller after signing with the membership in 2018.
New Jets’ offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett didn’t make it via the 2022 marketing campaign as head coach of the Denver Broncos. Nonetheless, he did spend three seasons in Inexperienced Bay because the crew’s offensive coordinator. Throughout that span, Rodgers accomplished 67.1 p.c of his passes for a mixed 12,416 yards and 111 touchdowns, with simply 13 interceptions in 48 regular-season contests. In 2022, the Packers’ quarterback threw for 26 scores and was picked off 12 instances.
Jets: Is Aaron Rodgers happier in New York?
There’s yet another free-agent addition for the New York Jets that noticed his share of motion in Inexperienced Bay with Rodgers behind middle. As of late, versatile offensive lineman Billy Turner had these observations regarding Rodgers.
Newly-signed Jets OT Billy Turner, reunited with Aaron Rodgers, had this to say this morning on his former/present QB:
— Wealthy Cimini (@RichCimini) May 6, 2023
Again in 2019, Turner was the less-heralded member of Packers normal supervisor Brian Gutekunst’s stellar free-agent class. It included outdoors linebackers Preston Smith and Za’Darius Smith and security Adrian Amos. He spent three seasons taking part in all alongside the offensive entrance. Final offseason, he was launched by the Packers and joined Hackett in Denver. He hit the free-agent market in mid-March and the Jets inked him to a one-year, $1.65 million contract.
Now Turner is reunited with not solely Hackett however Rodgers as properly. Apparently, he’s liking what he’s seeing from the 18-year NFL veteran. That may solely assist a Jets franchise that’s trying to snap the NFL’s longest lively playoff drought.