Packers trace that it is likely to be time to get Aaron Rodgers some assist
Inexperienced Bay Packers basic supervisor Brian Gutekunst is wanting ahead to a deep class of broad receivers within the first spherical of the 2022 NFL Draft.
As of late, it looks like Las Vegas is residence to every thing the Inexperienced Bay Packers need in 2022.
In addition to coveted Raiders gamers, Las Vegas is residence to one thing else this 12 months: the 2022 NFL Draft. The Packers could have been quiet in free company to date, however Packers basic supervisor Brian Gutekunst is looking forward to spending picks No. 22 and No. 28 on prime broad receiver expertise.
“The previous few [classes of WR] have been fairly deep, and I believe this one is one other one,” Gutekunst stated by way of the team’s official website.
Packers look to spend first-round draft picks on broad receivers
Nonetheless, Gutekunst is fast to mood expectations. The Packers didn’t luck out with Jordan Love the way in which they did with drafting Corridor of Fame quarterbacks Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, and the identical goes with the receiver place. The Packers may get somebody like Justin Jefferson or Ja’Marr Chase, the previous LSU weapons who every broke the document for rookie receiving yards in back-to-back seasons, or they might get a gifted pass-catcher who takes longer to develop.
“However historical past nonetheless type of reveals that for all rookies, not simply broad receivers, however for all rookies, it takes time,” Gutekunst stated. “This can be a onerous league. There’s a studying curve earlier than these guys actually begin to produce at a excessive stage.”
The excellent news is that the Packers are set at quarterback for the following few years, so the group can rapidly ramp up their offense with the precise choose at broad receiver. With so many choices accessible, together with Garrett Wilson, Jameson Williams, Drake London and Chris Olave, it will be robust for the Packers to go improper in the event that they do take a wideout within the first spherical.
“I believe we’ve bought a fairly good quarterback and that helps considerably, so definitely I believe there’s in all probability going to be extra alternative for that younger participant if we occur to go that route to return in and have some alternatives,” Gutekunst stated. “Hopefully it’ll be faster if we go that route this 12 months … however I’ll say we bought some fairly good gamers within the constructing that I believe are very keen for his or her alternative, which perhaps they haven’t had but.”