When Aaron Rodgers is your quarterback, your team is often an easy sell to free agents. However, it has also proven to have some players even reconsider retirement. The Green Bay Packers’ passing attack seems to be hit or miss this season. When it’s on, Romeo Doubs, Allen Lazard, and Randall Cobb can light it up like the best of them. However, when it is “off” we have seen the offense fail to put up a single second-half point twice in three weeks. Could a veteran deep-threat wide receiver help with this? All-Pro Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson certainly thinks so.
DeSean Jackson To The Green Bay Packers?
In a recent live taping of I AM ATHLETE Podcast in Philadelphia , DeSean Jackson revealed the two teams he’d play for.
“Hell Nah, I ain’t retired! I’m a free agent, and ready to go,”
DeSean Jackson added he would like to play for the Philadelphia Eagles or Green Bay Packers if he’s signed. The 14-year veteran has spent eight seasons with the Eagles (two different stints). He split the 2021 season with the Los Angeles Rams and Las Vegas Raiders. Last year he finished with 20 catches for 454 yards and two touchdowns. Many Packers fans are clamoring for Green Bay to bring him in to handle kick/punt return responsibilities. It would immediately provide 14 years of experience in a position that Green Bay struggles to find consistent success.
Just last year Jackson averaged 22.4 yards per reception. That type of production would be big for the offense. If anything else, the presence may open up things for other wide receivers underneath. The biggest impact? Aaron Rodgers is likely to trust a 14-year veteran. This could lead to consistent deep throw attempts, something we have seen him be hesitant about at times this season.
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