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By: Billy Riccette
The Jets have taken the first step towards potentially making a big move in their quest for a veteran quarterback.
Per Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, the Jets inquired about the availability of Aaron Rodgers with the Packers.
The New York #Jets have inquired about Aaron Rodgers’ availability with the Green Bay #Packers, per sources. A move that was expected as New York explores veteran options.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) February 12, 2023
The Jets have made it clear, from head coach Robert Saleh to owner Woody Johnson, that they plan on bringing in a veteran quarterback and hope to let Zach Wilson develop next season. Rodgers is the big fish in the pond. The Jets would owe Rodgers over $100 million over the next two seasons — unless the teams come to an agreement where the Packers take on some of the salary — if they do happen to acquire him as well as send draft compensation, which would likely start at the very least with the No. 13 pick in this year’s draft.
The Jets have begun their process for a veteran quarterback. Will they be successful? It’ll be one of the storylines of the entire offseason in the NFL and will be interesting to watch unfold.
Originally posted on Jets Wire