This one was incredibly easy for me.
If the Jacksonville Jaguars were able to hold the rights to one player on any of the 31 other rosters in the NFL, I’d want it to be Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
The Jaguars have an obvious issue at the quarterback position that I need not get into. However, whether you think Blake Bortles will turn things around or not in 2017, it would be insane to not choose Aaron Rodgers over Bortles if given the option to have one as the Jaguars starting quarterback.
In fact, I don’t think I’d take any other quarterback over Rodgers in the NFL right now. Even Tom Brady (due of his age).
Rodgers is elite, and I honestly believe the Jaguars could be Super Bowl contenders with him taking snaps. Rodgers finished his 2016 season with a 65.6% completion rate, 40 touchdowns vs only seven interceptions, and 4,428 yards. Rodgers has thrown 30 or more touchdowns five of the past six seasons, and the only reason why he didn’t in 2013 was due to broken collarbone that led to him missing seven games.
Rodgers also has a career 65.1% completion rate and a mere 1.5% interception rate. He’s added 2,544 yards and 25 touchdoens in the run game as well.
The Super Bowl XLV champion has led the Packers to the Playoffs eight times and holds a 9-7 career playoff record. That’s pretty much the icing on the cake.
With the additions the Jaguars have made to the roster this offseason in A.J. Bouye, Calais Campbell, Barry Church, Leonard Fournette, and Cam Robinson, as well as household names Allen Robinson, Jalen Ramsey, Yannick Ngakoue, Telvin Smith, Malik Jackson, Brandon Linder, and several others on the roster, having Aaron Rodgers at quarterback would automatically make this Jaguars team a legitimate playoff threat.
A man can dream, and my dream is to have Aaron Rodgers rocking black and teal.