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I would say no, not taking qb 1st round regardless of who it is. Qb wont come til mid to late rounds for me.
Such a tough call. This can go either way on a team. You draft him at #14 and if Rodgers stays relatively healthy for the next 4 seasons, your first round pick never contributes, and you look stupid when he goes to another team in FA. You don't take him, and Rodgers gets hurt or retires, and you look stupid for not taking him. Coin flip on how this works out.
This might not be poplular, but to continue our run of excellent QB play we've enjoyed for 25 years you need to take a risk like this. We have a lot of picks this year. Even though we pick at 14 we still seem to be outside looking in at the blue chippers. If Rosen, Allen or Darnold happen to fall (most likely Rosen) I think we should jump on it. It helps our leverage with ARodgers and IF the kid happens to develop and is ready in two or three years? WIN WIN. Aaron's style of play leaves him open to taking big hits. Injury's are going to continue to happen. Plus, Aaron is playing his cards right and he will be ready to move on when he wants to. (He recently helped produce some shows on the NFL network dealing with draftees).IMO if one of those top three QBs fall, it's not about Rodgers staying healthy, it's about whether or not that new guy forces you to move on from Rodgers. If Rodgers himself didn't turn the corner going into the 2007 season, there is no way GB dumps Favre. They had him under contract regardless, so they could pick the best guy and go with him. In this scenario, GB drafts a good QB prospect at 14 and they still sign Rodgers to an extension. If the time comes and new guy looks legit, you move on from Rodgers. If he doesn't, you still have AR.