New York Jets They are reportedly on the hunt for one of the best free agents on the market, and it just so happens to be one of Aaron Rodgers’ teammates.
As the trading saga between the Jets and Green Bay Packers Playing on, New York has reportedly set their sights on reuniting offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett with fifth year Allen Lazard.
ESPN reported Tuesday that the Jets are actively working on a deal to sign Lazar, although a deal has yet to be reached.
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According to the report, there is another team.
An unelected free agent from Iowa, Lazar was signed Jacksonville Jaguars in 2018. Later that year, the Packers signed him to the Jaguars practice team and he would appear in just one game for Green Bay.
Hackett, who was the Jaguars offensive coordinator when Lazar was signed, was hired by the Packers in 2019. Under Hackett, Rodgers and Lazard had 119 passes for 1,641 yards and 15 touchdowns in the regular season and playoffs.
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The pursuit of Lazard may be another clue. The Jets chase Rogers.
Jets owner Woody Johnson, general manager Joe Douglas, coach Robert Saleh and Hackett flew to California last week to meet Rodgers in person.
According to multiple reports, the meeting went well, with one report over the weekend saying that the deal between the two parties was “essentially done.”
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As fans continue holding their breath, Rogers told the former NFL star Brandon MarshallThe co-host of the ‘I’M A SPORTSMAN’ podcast, revealed this week that his decision would be made soon and ‘stay updated’.
Ryan Gaidos of Fox News contributed to this report.