The departure of some of his favorite targets this offseason is far from deterring Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who says he is impressed with the attributes of the young wide receivers of organization.
Number 12 saw Davante Adams move to Las Vegas, where he will play for the Raiders. Then, Marquez Valdes-Scantling will wear the Kansas City Chiefs uniform.
However, the Wisconsin team made up for those losses with the selections of Romeo Doubs and Christian Watson in the last NFL Draft, with the two men picked 134th and 32nd respectively. In addition, Samori Toure, called in the seventh round, could confuse the cards in the formation.
“Physically, they really grabbed the attention, all three of them,” Rodgers told 'The Pat McAfee Show' podcast. They were all pampered by nature. Granted, the top two draft picks, Doubs and Watson, are bigger, except the seventh-round pick also has plenty of chest. It'll be great, I think.”
With Sammy Watkins, Randall Cobb and Allen Lazard in the receiving lineup, Green Bay can look forward to continuing to rack up yards through the air, in Rodgers' words.
“So everyone take a deep breath and trust the time we'll have at camp. Rely on our coaching staff, the ties that will be forged and the guys who will find themselves in the locker room to help the youngest, ”he made a point of mentioning.
A defense that will help everyone
Also, the Goodell Tour MVP of the past two years believes the next training camp will represent a serious test for rookies, as they will have to show their skills against a tight defense.
“In order to see what the NFL is like, there is no better teaching method than to face our three best cornerbacks, Jaire Alexander, Eric Stokes and Rasul Douglas, considered the star quarterback, who is thus optimistic about the collective successes of the Packers. I like the look and play of our defense. […] It will cause a lot of harm to the opposing offensive, which will be good for us.
Thanks in particular to the performance of Adams, the pivot collected 4115 yards and 37 touchdowns. last year, allowing his team to finish with a record of 13-4, the best in the NFL. However, the club suffered second-round elimination against the San Francisco 49ers.