UPDATE: Aaron Rodgers has officially been traded to the New York Jets according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Jalen Hurts is a hot topic right now in the NFL, due to his massive contract deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. Everyone was waiting on the news of his contact extension, so it was a huge deal when it dropped. But, he’s not the only quarterback in the news. There’s been a ton of drama and theater revolving around Aaron Rodgers and his supposed in-the-works trade deal from Green Bay to New York.
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The Jets and Packers are once again toiling away on trade talks, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. As Rapoport states on social media, a deal isn’t necessarily imminent, but the teams hope to come to a deal this week. The would be just in time for the NFL Draft, which is later this week.
“A deal is not imminent,” Rapoport tweeted on Sunday (April 23). “But the two sides are at least talking — with hopes a deal can (finally) be done this week.”
Time will tell if this deal comes to fruition. He’s been pretty quiet on social media about the whole thing. But, most NFL analysts believe that, yes, Aaron Rodgers will be a New York Jet very soon. It should make for an interesting upcoming season. The Jets have some promise. It would be interesting to see what their chemistry is like with Rodgers. Meanwhile, catch up on all the latest NFL and sports news via The Fanatic here.