Boomer Esiason Thinks Aaron Rodgers Can Break Passing Records This Season

Aaron Rodgers at the Jets introductory presser

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Boomer Esiason is just one of many New York Jets fans out there who have high hopes for newly acquired quarterback Aaron Rodgers this season.

The former New York Jets signal-caller, who currently works as a radio host in the New York City area, was discussing the expectations for Rodgers next season when he said he believes the 39-year-old four-time MVP could set the single-season record for passing touchdowns this year.

“You got a quarterback that has a major chip on his shoulder, you have an offensive coordinator who has to have a major chip on his shoulder. I’m thinking, if Aaron Rodgers stays healthy, he’s gonna have 50 touchdown passes this season, minimum. He may set the touchdown pass record this year. I’m telling you,” Esiason boldly claimed of Rodgers.

The current touchdown pass record was set by Hall of Famer Peyton Manning back in 2013 when he tossed 55 in a 16-game season with the Denver Broncos.

In addition to offensive rookie of the year wide receiver Garrett Wilson — who racked up 83 catches for 1,103 yards and four touchdowns during his rookie year despite catching passes from the pitiful trio of Joe Flacco, Zach Wilson, and Mike White — Rodgers will also have weapons such as Allen Lazard, Mecole Hardman Jr., Corey Davis, Randall Cobb, Tyler Conklin, C.J. Uzomah, and Breece Hall at his disposal.

Boomer and the rest of the Gang Green fans across the country aren’t the only ones with high hopes for Rodgers and the Jets next season, as the bookies also seem to believe in them, too.

Despite the fact that the Jets haven’t made the playoffs since 2010 — which is good for the longest postseason drought in the National Football League — the only teams with shorter odds than the Jets to win next year’s Super Bowl are the Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, and Dallas Cowboys.