The Packers used their first-round choose within the 2020 NFL Draft on Utah State quarterback Jordan Love, shocking followers who seen it as undercutting future Corridor of Fame passer Aaron Rodgers.
It appears the choice caught the Inexperienced Bay locker room off guard, too.
Veteran tight finish Marcedes Lewis stopped wanting criticizing the transfer however stated it was nonetheless relatively gorgeous.
“I used to be shocked, similar to all people else was,” Lewis stated Thursday. “However they do not pay me to be the GM.”
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When a 14-year NFL participant is greatly surprised by a draft choose, sufficient so to publicly remark, it is notable.
That stated, Lewis emphasised his perception Rodgers would take the number of Love in stride. The Packers reached the NFC title sport in 2019 and are positioned to make one other playoff run this 12 months.
“Aaron is a grown man,” Lewis stated. “You do not suppose he is ever needed to take care of issues like that? Whether or not it’s distractions, adversity, it does not matter what it’s. He is a grown man. He’s the place he’s a for a purpose. I am not fearful about it.”
Rodgers, 36, has continued to play at a excessive stage and characteristically averted turnovers. He has led the NFL in interception proportion over the previous two seasons, throwing simply six picks over that span.