Packers rumors: Jordan Love may get his personal Randall Cobb
Within the new Jordan Love period, the Packers have been busy loading up on expertise, and the staff’s current plans may embrace giving Love a veteran goal.
The Green Bay Packers have misplaced key offensive gamers like Aaron Rodgers, Allen Lazard, and Randall Cobb this offseason, however they haven’t misplaced hope.
Within the wake of the Rodgers commerce, the Packers seem to have plans to fortify their passing offense, equipping Jordan Love with the weapons he wants to achieve his first season as starter.
Already on the depth chart, Inexperienced Bay boasts two younger pass-catchers in Christian Watson and Romeo Doubs, final yr’s mid-round draft picks. Their expertise apart, Watson and Doubs may use some veteran management and path on the sector, and the Packers have already been on the lookout for assist out large: Inexperienced Bay reportedly hosted wideout Keke Coutee for a exercise on Tuesday.
Veteran WR Keke Coutee is figuring out for the #Packers right now, per supply. He’s additionally a punt return choice — versatility that would assist Inexperienced Bay after Randall Cobb’s departure.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) May 16, 2023
The 2018 fourth-rounder spent the primary three years of his profession on the Houston Texans earlier than shifting to the Indianapolis Colts.
Packers exercise Jordan Love’s potential new veteran goal, Keke Coutee
Coutee performed simply ten video games for the Colts within the final two years, which makes his current pattern measurement of on-field play extraordinarily small; on the Texans, nevertheless, he was capable of compile a modest marketing campaign of 33 catches and 400 yards.
Coutee has discovered success as a punt returner, too, returning 17 punts for 152 yards for Indy in 2022.
His versatile skillset and years of expertise may make him an affordable worth add for the Packers this offseason, however followers are most likely pondering they might do just a bit higher.
If something, the 26-year-old Coutee will obtain a bare-bones prove-it deal and get rotational reps as essentially the most seasoned wideout on the depth chart.
Despite the fact that Odell Beckham Jr. signed with the Ravens and DeAndre Hopkins appears to be staying in Arizona, the Packers may go after different intriguing free agent choices like Jarvis Landry, Julio Jones, and even ex-Chiefs wideout Byron Pringle, gamers with a bit extra manufacturing in recent times than Coutee.
The motive for this offseason is obvious as day: get Love some assist. With practically all of the vestiges of the Rodgers period washed away, the Packers have an thrilling alternative to begin anew in 2023 — don’t screw it up.