The New York Jets and Green Bay Packers have reportedly opened talks again for a trade involving four-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Despite Rodgers saying his intentions are to play for the Jets this season, no trade between the two teams has been finalized to make that happen.
However, NFL Network reported on Sunday that talks are resuming and both sides hope a deal can be reached by the end of this week.
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The report added that the talks stalled for a couple of weeks. ESPN added that the two sides have not spoken since the NFL owners meeting.
It’s NFL Draft week, and trades often take place beforehand. Last season, a deal that surprised many was the Philadelphia Eagles acquiring AJ Brown from the Tennessee Titans.
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This trade, however, has been pending for quite some time, and Jets fans especially have been clamoring for a deal.
A report indicated that Jets owner Woody Johnson disagreed with the terms of a deal involving high draft picks. Whereas the Jets understand that the addition of Rodgers immediately pushes them into playoff contender status.
ESPN’s Mike Greenberg also noted on «The Pat McAfee Show,» which is where Rodgers revealed his intentions to move to New York following his self-reflection during a four-day retreat in the dark, that Rodgers told the Jets not to «hurry up». in a deal to get it.
«I hear that Aaron has sent signals to the Jets that there’s no reason for them to rush, that he’s not coming until May anyway. So, they’re not missing anything right now. So, they should hold out for as long as they necessary and ultimately they won’t have to trade the 13th pick in the draft, which is what I think it ultimately comes down to,» Greenberg said.
What are the Packers looking for? According to Yahoo Sports’ Charles Robinson, the Packers want a 2023 second-round pick as well as a 2024 first-round pick. Additionally, the Packers are willing to offer draft compensation if Rodgers decides to retire after the 2020 season. 2023.
But the Jets are hesitant, as previously mentioned with Johnson, to commit to a first-round pick for Green Bay.
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The Jets remain confident that Rodgers will wear his uniform when the season begins.
Fox News’ Paulina Dedaj contributed to this report.