Apparent Packers goal emerges after Kadarius Toney commerce
The Inexperienced Bay Packers are one among 30 groups which couldn’t swing a commerce for Kadarius Toney — no hurt no foul — however who ought to they deal for forward of the deadline?
By buying and selling for Kadarius Toney, the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs took themselves out of the chase for different star receivers, together with Houston Texans goal Brandin Cooks.
Cooks, a veteran with expertise as a No. 1, may very well be an ideal match on a Inexperienced Bay Packers roster with loads of youth on the receiver place. The Packers have already been related to Cooks, per Aaron Wilson of KPRC Houston.
Kansas Metropolis and the Rams had been additionally talked about as groups which have known as about Cooks. With the Chiefs out and the Rams centered on a working again commerce, Inexperienced Bay has emerged as the first suitor for the 29-year-old.
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By buying and selling away Brandin Cooks, Houston would tackle a big sum of useless cap. Whereas they will certainly afford that, it might up their asking value some. That is all for a receiver who’s numbers are down in 2022, and has $18 million on his contract for subsequent season.
Brian Gutekunst has mentioned he’s prepared to spend for the proper participant. With Aaron Rodgers visibly upset along with his offensive line and receiving corps, now can be the time to swing a commerce if Inexperienced Bay has any hopes of successful a Tremendous Bowl in one among No. 12’s remaining seasons.
In a technique or one other, Inexperienced Bay has been related to almost each vast receiver on the open market — from Odell Beckham Jr. by way of free company to Chase Claypool of the Pittsburgh Steelers by way of commerce. Checking in on Cooks, a participant who would come at an ideal monetary price however presumably much less draft capital in return as a result of his age, is sensible.