The Green Bay Packers hosted Missouri Tigers quarterback Drew Lock for a formal visit last week at Lambeau Field. The Packers also reportedly wanted to bring in Duke’s Daniel Jones, but a scheduling conflict prevented that from happening.
What are the chances the Packers select a quarterback in the early rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft?
Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst was asked bout the possibility during his pre-draft visit with reporters at Lambeau Field on Monday. He explained that the visits are important for medical evaluations as well as follow-ups from the NFL scouting combine. Of course Gutekunst said teams sometimes like to throw out a smoke screen or two.
Aaron Rodgers just signed a four-year contract extension that will carry him to his 40th birthday. What would he think if the Packers selected a quarterback early on? Would he be offended that the Packers could be looking for his successor so early in the game? [Read more…]