A wide receiver has demanded the Jets Trade him
The Green Bay Packers must be an appealing site for a wide receiver who’s not receiving enough touches. The Packers’ wide receiver struggles this season are well-documented. The unit that had problems with experience in training camp is now lucky to have bodies that aren’t crippled. One disgruntled wide receiver is demanding the New York Jets trade him a week after playing the Packers. The opportunity was a great chance for the Packers to scout the wide receiver in Week 6.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Elijah Moore is unhappy with his usage in New York. Rapoport said the Jets have no plans to trade Moore.
Sources: #Jets WR Elijah Moore, frustrated with his role and usage, has asked for a trade. The team has no plans at all to trade him. The former second rounder was targeted once in the win over the #Packers, but the play was negated by a penalty. pic.twitter.com/JJvSbnxXZ1
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 20, 2022
Moore would be used in Green Bay
The Jets appear to want to keep their 2021 second-round draft pick. Moore has been underutilized on the 4-2 football team. In Moore’s rookie season, the Ole Miss product scored five touchdowns. This season, he has just 203 receiving yards and no touchdowns. The Jets’ run game is the best part of their offense. Even so, his lack of targets is surprising.
But if the Jets trade him, Moore’s chances of being a Packers wide receiver would be negligible. Sure Moore probably would have the opportunity to get more touches with the Packers’ depth at wide receiver, but he’s probably too young for quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ taste. Rodgers seems like he wants veteran players he can trust versus young wide receivers with something to prove. But the Packers could get on the phone and see what the Jets want for Moore. At this point, nothing should be off the table.