April 24, 2020, 16:40 IST has changed
According to general manager Brian Gutekanst, despite Jordan Love’s draft, Aaron Rogers is the NFL’s best quarterback and the Green Bay Packers plan to make him “for a while”.
As expected, quarterbacks Joe Barrow, Tuya Tagoveloa and Justin Herbert took off from the board early in Thursday’s opening round, taking three of the top six
However, the Packers raised questions about the team’s long-term commitment to the current starter, marking the delay in choosing the Utah State Signal-Caller profit with the 26th pick.
Rogers is 3 years old in the 2020 season, but Guttekanst insists that the two-time MVP understands the situation, especially since he was drafted to the same position in 2005, three years before he took over as Brett Favre’s back-up.
“Aaron has been around a long time and now he knows what we’re playing,” Gutekanst said in a media conference call.
“We have the best quarterback in the National Football League and we plan to take some time to take part in the championship.
“I think he’s going to be a pro supporter. He’s playing for the legacy kind of thing, the historic historical kind of thing. I know he’s very, very inspired.”
– Green Bay Packer (Packer) April 24, 2020
Saw love with Agris has been experienced in the 2019 season. He threw 3,402 yards and 20 touchdowns, though he has 17 interceptions.
Gutekanst revealed that the Packers could not go to the opening round with the intention of taking a quarterback, only taking this step because love is still available.
“It wasn’t something we could do,” Gutekanst said. “He was just a guy like us who read to us and it was the best decision.”