Following his release from the Dallas Cowboys over a month ago, Dez Bryant has been linked with several different teams across the NFL including the Green Bay Packers. However, the team's quarterback, Aaron Rodgers has a problem with that.
Green Bay Bryant
Around a week ago, former Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said he thinks Bryant will "end up going to the Green Bay Packers." However, the new Monday Night Football analyst admitted he had no inside information on a possible move.
On paper, this move makes sense. The Packers recently released Jordy Nelson and therefore could be looking for a new wide receiver to line up opposite Davante Adams on the field, as well as another weapon for Rodgers to pass to.
However, when the Green Bay quarterback himself was asked for his thoughts on his team possibly signing the 29-year-old wideout, he didn't understand the link as it goes against everything which the team is currently trying to build towards.
No Pack No
According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, Rodgers doesn't understand why the Packers would cut Nelson so that the team can start building up a younger receiving corps, only to sign 29-year-old Bryant weeks later. He'd still welcome the former Cowboys star to the team if they do sign him, but he doesn't think it will happen.
He said: "Well, we like young receivers, so I'm assuming that's the way they're going to keep going. I don't know why you'd cut Jordy and bring in Dez, but he's a talented player.
"He's going to end up somewhere. If he ends up here, we'll obviously welcome him with open arms and get him up to speed as quick as possible."
Rodgers has plenty of weapons to throw to next season in the form of Adams and his fellow wide receiver Randall Cobb, as well as recently signed free agent tight end Jimmy Graham who is one of the best receiving tight ends in the NFL today.
Bryant would be a great addition to the Packers, but judging by the way the front office has been managing the team this offseason with Nelson being cut due to his age, it's unlikely to happen any time soon.