Report Reveals Green Bay Packers’ Demands For Aaron Rodgers Trade

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Aaron Rodgers continues to wait to be dealt to a new team as the New York Jets refuse to meet the Green Bay Packers’ asking price for the quarterback.

That negotiating struggle has come despite rumors coming out a while ago that it was just about a done deal.

Now it appears we at least know what the price is that the Jets aren’t willing to match.

According to Yahoo Sports’ Charles Robinson, the Packers are looking for a 2nd round pick from the Jets this year and a guaranteed 1st rounder next year, but are willing to send back some kind of compensation in 2025 if Rodgers retires next offseason.

It’s a pretty big asking price. There’s no doubt about that. Rodgers is 39 years old, contemplates retirement after every season, and and didn’t have his best season in 2022. What the Packers would be willing to send back in 2025 if Rodgers retires is also a pretty big question.

Still, it’s hard to see the Jets not getting something done for Rodgers here. They desperately need an upgrade at quarterback after failing to make the playoffs despite allowing the league’s 4th least points and don’t really have many other options.

They could try to land Lamar Jackson, but that will cost them a pair of 1st round picks and the Ravens would have the chance to match any offer Jackson accepts.

They could also try to trade up and draft a quarterback, but they have historically not been great at drafting QBs, they would at best be trading up for the 3rd option in the draft, and the move would be a whole lot more costly than what the Packers are asking for Rodgers.

The fanbase would also lose it if the Jets blew their chance to land a Hall of Fame quarterbacks after years of suffering through bad quarterback play.

It looks like the Green Bay Packers are looking to cash in on that with their price tag for Aaron Rodgers as they try to get any last value out of him that they can.