Jets have Aaron Rodgers leverage in Packers commerce: Joe Banner

Jets have Aaron Rodgers leverage in Packers trade: Joe Banner

Joe Banner doesn’t perceive the talk about whether or not the Packers or Jets have extra leverage within the Aaron Rodgers commerce discussions.

“For me, the Jets can wait with none danger or consequence,” stated Banner, who helped construct the Eagles right into a powerhouse because the group president from 1995-2012. “The Packers, by ready, danger that, for some purpose, the Jets wouldn’t have an interest, after which they’ve nobody [to trade with], which actually ruins their group for 2, in all probability three years.”

“Believing the Jets will do one thing that may replicate impatience shouldn’t be leverage. That’s simply hoping they’re silly. Leverage is placing the Packers ready the place they might lose the one group, which creates an entire catastrophe for them.”

The standoff over Rodgers might take some time, however Banner stated the Jets can wait.

Former president of the Philadelphia Eagles Joe Banner believes the Jets have the upper hand over the Packers in the Aaron Rodgers trade.
Former president of the Philadelphia Eagles Joe Banner believes the Jets have the higher hand over the Packers within the Aaron Rodgers commerce.
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The group’s offseason program is not going to start till April 17, and since Rodgers is aware of Nathaniel Hackett’s offense from Inexperienced Bay, he wouldn’t even should be there for OTAs.

Although it’s clear the Jets don’t have any good alternate options at quarterback, Banner believes the Packers are in a harder spot as a result of there is no such thing as a approach they will take again Rodgers now.

The Packers have made it clear they’re prepared to show issues over to Jordan Love, and Rodgers’ $60 million wage and the salary-cap expenses that go together with it might wreck the group.

This is the reason Banner stated he wouldn’t provide a first-round decide.

He stated he wouldn’t even quit a second-round decide, however suspects the Jets ultimately will.

“If I’m the Jets, I’m getting him for as little as I can, and I’m completely not placing a one in danger, it doesn’t matter what,” Banner stated. “Why put a one on the desk when all you’re gaining is getting him somewhat bit sooner perhaps? The Packers must cave sooner or later.”

Banner stated the Jets might put a scare into the Packers by bringing in one other high-profile quarterback for a go to.

“If I have been the Jets, I’d deliver Lamar Jackson in for a go to even when I wasn’t ,” Banner stated. “Then, the Packers are saying, ‘Holy [bleep], they’ve an alternate and we don’t. We higher shut the deal.’ ”

The Jets are in a powerful place as a result of no different group has proven any actual curiosity in buying and selling for Rodgers.

“The Jets need to the deal for superb causes,” Banner stated. “The Packers completely must do a deal, and so they solely have one potential accomplice as we sit right here, and it’s laborious to think about a second one creating itself. The Jets must be sturdy sufficient to belief that data.”

Rodgers put some stress on the Packers to make a take care of his look on “The Pat McAfee Present” final week and his declaration that he intends to play for the Jets.

Aaron Rodgers reacts as he leaves the field after an NFL game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Aaron Rodgers reacts as he leaves the sphere after an NFL recreation in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings.

Banner stated Rodgers might push issues additional nonetheless.

“If Rodgers walked into the Inexperienced Bay entrance workplace and stated: If you happen to don’t commerce me to the Jets proper now for an inexpensive value, I’m not cooperating with every other commerce, now, the one selection the Packers have is discover a technique to get the deal carried out with the Jets or deliver Rodgers again, which they will’t do,” Banner stated.

Banner believes how the Jets deal with this shall be a take a look at of the place they’re as a company.

“That is the actual signal of whether or not the Jets have modified underneath [Joe] Douglas and gotten sensible and have the power to do what the actually sensible groups within the league do,” Banner stated. “Or are they going to be like they’ve been for some time and never make the neatest choice and never having nice success within the subject? To me, this can be a second the place we’ll see.”