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Open Discussion: Greg Jennings

Right now, there is a lot of hoopla in the media about the Packers possibly being interested in trading Greg Jennings. While I think a team like the Patriots would make a move like this, I honestly see the Packers trying to get all they can out of Jennings (if they don't plan on resigning him) in another attempted Super Bowl run. I just don't think it makes sense for them.

But let's say they did want to. What would you be willing to give up? There's no mistaking that Jennings is among the best receivers in the league, so it could make sense for the Jaguars to place a bid. Like the Packers, there are many key players we will need to resign this off season, so without knowing the entire market, it might not be wise to spend a lot right now.

The last question is where would Jennings fit in our offense? Some people think our WR group is very underrated and has a lot of potential behind the top 2, others are still feeling the burn of feeling that way last year. I see Jennings as more of a Z "go-to" receiver, which is Justin Blackmon's territory. However, the combination of Jennings, Blackmon, Robinson, Shorts/Thomas could be one of the best groups in the league by next year. Who would lose their job? My intuition says Thomas, who has done much better than most of us expected in the preseason.

Then, there's the idea that if we really want him, we can wait and see if he hits Free Agency and put a bid in then. Who knows, those new locker rooms and Blaine Gabbert might be an attractive offer by then. Then again, the Packers would probably be more interested in a Jaguars pick than most due to the fact that most think we will be a bad team this year. I think it's likely that a team like the Rams could offer up a 1st rounder or more, but if no one offers any higher than a second, we could be the most attractive option.

Personally, I think if they were to trade (and I don't think either side will), we shouldn't offer more than a 3rd rounder, but I could live with a second rounder. Perhaps Mike Thomas and a 3rd rounder would be a win-win.

But if he makes it to Free Agency, I'd love for an aggressive pursuit of him if the coaches think they'll know how to use everyone.

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